Michael du Plessis

Me full face 2014 3Michael du Plessis is the author of the novel The Memoirs of JonBenet by Kathy Acker (Les Figues, 2012) and the chapbook Songs Dead Soldiers Sing (Chicago: Transparent Tiger Press, 2007).  His creative work has appeared in Narrativity, LitNet, and NatBrut, and with Janice Lee, in FANZINE and Plinth.  With Lee he is collaborating on a project of poems about decapitations in film and television.  He teaches in Comparative Literature at the University of Southern California.