Dennis Cooper


Dennis Cooper (1953, Pasadena, California) is a novelist, poet and critic who lives in Paris and Los Angeles. He has published ten novels, most recently Zac's Haunted House (a novel composed of animated gifs) in January 2015. He recently completed a feature film, Like Cattle Towards Glow, which he created in collaboration with the artist Zac Farley. He is a contributing editor of Artforum Magazine and the editor of the American publishing imprint Little House on the Bowery. Collaborating with Gisèle Vienne since 2004, he wrote the texts for I Apologize (2004), Kindertotenlieder (2007), Jerk (2008), This is how you will disappear (2010), LAST SPRING : A Prequel (2011), The Pyre (2013), The Ventrilquists Convention and Une enfant blonde/ A Young Beautiful blonde girl (2006), in collaboration with Catherine Robbe-Grillet. KTL is the band of Stephen O’Malley and Peter Rehberg for which Kindertotenlieder formed the basis. Their first CD was released in October 2006 (Editions Mego).