Dodie Bellamy

Dodie Bellamy is a novelist, poet and essayist. Her latest book is The TV Sutras (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2014). Her Ugly Duckling chapbook Barf Manifesto was named best books of 2009 under 30 pages by Time Out New York. Other books include Cunt Norton, the buddhist, Academonia, Pink Steam, The Letters of Mina Harker, and Cunt-Ups, which won the 2002 Firecrackers Alternative Book Award for poetry. Her reflections on the Occupy Oakland movement, "The Beating of Our Hearts" was published as a chapbook in conjunction with the 2014 Whitney Biennial. With Kevin Killian she is editing for Nightboat Books New Narrative: 1975-1995. When the Sick Rule the World, her third collection of essays, is forthcoming from Semiotext(e). She currently teaches creative writing at San Francisco State and California College of the Arts. For the past 20 years she has run a legendary, much-beloved workshop in her apartment on Minna Street in San Francisco (shared with her partner Kevin Killian since 1990 1990), which is nestled beneath the glowing offices of tech companies and theatres.

"A definition of a generation." - LA Review of Books


The 17th Anniversary Edition of Cunt-Ups

with an introduction by Sophie Robinson

is available here

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