The Poetry Project

Chris Kraus

In this black and white portrait, Chris Kraus wears a sparkly jacket and looks at the camera with her face in her hand
© Reynaldo Rivera

Chris Kraus is the author of four novels, three essay collections and a literary biography of Kathy Acker. Her first novel, I Love Dick, was adapted for television. Chris was the Monday Night Coordinator at the Poetry Project alongside Marc Nasdor in the early 1980s. She is a co-editor of Semiotext(e), lives in LA and teaches writing at ArtCenter. She'll read from an in-progress novel.