is an American writer and filmmaker. Her books include I Love Dick (1997), Torpor (2006), After Kathy Acker: A Literary Biography (2017) and most recently Social Practices (2018). She received a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship in 2016. Alongside Hedi El Kholti and Sylvère Lotringer, Kraus is co-editor of the publishing house Semiotext(e), which has introduced much of contemporary French theory to an American audience, and published writers such as Abdellah Taia, Veronica Gonzalez Pena, Natasha Stagg, and Dodie Bellamy. She teaches writing at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena.