Shy: a novel

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Crossing Press, Apr 1, 1989 - Fiction - 276 pages
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About the author (1989)

Kevin Killian, born 1952, is a poet, novelist, critic and playwright. A member of the "new narrative" circle including Dennis Cooper and Kathy Acker, Killian is a master short story writer, crafting campy and edgy tales that explore the humor and darkness of desire. A former director of Small Press Traffic and a co-editor (with Dodie Bellamy) of Mirage/Periodical, Killian co-wrote Jack Spicer's biography, Poet Be Like God, and co-edited three Spicer books, including My Vocabulary Did This To Me: Collected Poems. His most recent books include the novel Spreadeagle (Alyson Books, 2010), the short story collection IMPOSSIBLE PRINCESS (City Lights Publishers, 2009), and the poetry collection ACTION KYLIE (ingirumimusnocteetcomsumimurigni, 2008).

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