Kathy Ackerwriter, performance artist
Birthplace: New York, New York
The author of novels, short stories, essays, an opera libretto, and a screenplay, she was also a performance artist and a frequent collaborator on various musical and theatrical projects. Her works, including the novel Blood and Guts in High School (1984), are noted for their often raw language and disturbing content.Died: 11/30/1997
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