Chris Kraus is a writer and cultural critic whose novels include Torpor, Aliens & Anorexia and Summer of Hate. Her first book, I Love Dick, is considered a late-20th century classic. Kraus is coeditor of the influential publishing house Semiotext(e), which has presented groundbreaking works of economic and critical theory, literature, poetics and sexuality. Her critical biography of the American writer Kathy Acker will be published in 2017.