Sun, Sep 22, 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Please join us at 5:00 on Sunday, September 22, for a reading by novelist and critic Chris Kraus and essayist and critic Jennifer Kabat.


Chris Kraus is the author of four novels, most recently Summer of Hate, and three books of art and cultural criticism, most recently Social Practices.  Her biography of Kathy Acker, After Kathy Acker, was publishing by Semiotexte and Penguin in 2017.  Kraus is a co-editor of the independent press Semiotexte, alongside Hedi El Kholti and Sylvere Lotringer.  She lives in LA and teaches writing at Art Center.

Awarded a Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant for her criticism, Jennifer Kabat’s essays have appeared in Best American Essays, Granta, Harper’s, BOMB, Frieze, McSweeney’s, The New York Review of Books, Los Angeles Review of Books, The Believer and The White Review. Together with Kate Newby, she collaborated on “The January February March” to explore specific sites and is currently collaborating with the artist Marlene McCarty on a project in Buffalo, NY. She teaches in the Art Writing MFA at SVA, lives in Margaretville and is working on a book about grief and modernism.


Photo credits
Chris Kraus: Reynaldo Rivera
Jennifer Kabat: Marco Breuer