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Information regarding Dennis Cooper's recent theatrical collaborations with Gisele Vienne.
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Get a glimpse into the legendary Little Caesar Magazine with our newly expanded gallery, featuring rare material.
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DC's collaboration with Akashic Books has been stunning both readers and critics alike, presenting exciting works by new authors. more info here


"Dennis Cooper, God help him, is a born writer" - William Burroughs

"In another country or another era, Dennis Copper's books would be circulated in secret, explosive samizdat editions that friends and fans would pass around and savor like forbidden absinthe... This is high risk literature" - New York Times

"America's most daring novelist" - The Face

"Cooper’s language is at first intense, nearly minimal, then suddenly, it ascends into vision" - Kathy Acker

Dennis Cooper was born on January 10, 1953 and grew up in the Southern California cities of Covina and Arcadia.
In 1976, he founded Little Caesar Magazine and Press, which he ran until 1982. In 1985, he moved to Amsterdam for two and a half years, where he began his ten year long project, The George Miles Cycle, an interconnected sequence of five novels that includes Closer, Frisk, Try, Guide, and Period.
His post-George Miles Cycle novels include My Loose Thread, The Sluts and God, Jr.
Other works include the short-story collections Wrong and Ugly Man, poetry collections The Dream Police and The Weaklings, as well as the recent Smothered in Hugs: Essays, Interviews, Feedback, and Obituaries.
Dennis Cooper currently spends his time between Los Angeles and Paris. He blogs at
His newest novel The Marbled Swarm is out now from Harper Perennial.
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