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Kathy Acker Biography and Poems

Kathy Acker Biography and Poems. This is biographical information on Kathy Acker, one of the best poets of all time. This biography page also provides a link to poems written by Acker, as well as, a video biography...if available.

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Kathy Acker (née Karen Lehmann ; April 18, 1947 – November 30, 1997) was an American experimental novelist, punk poet, playwright, essayist, postmodernist and sex-positive feminist writer. She was strongly influenced by the Black Mountain School, William S. Burroughs, David Antin, French critical theory, philosophy, and pornography.

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