is among the ranks of the officially restless, a poet who writes
fiction (Chelsea Girls, Cool for You) an art writer and
journalist whose essays and reviews have appeared in Art Forum and Book Forum, The Believer, Parkett, The Nation and a libretticist whose
opera Hell (w composer
Michael Webster) was performed on both coasts in 2004 and again in
2006. Her first full collection of nonfiction writings, The Importance of Being Iceland,
for which she received a Warhol/Creative Capital grant will be out in
June 2009 from Semiotext(e)/MIT.