Interview of Patty Gone

Patty Gone is a performance artist, writer and the author of Love Life (Mount Analogue, 2019). In this interview, they discuss attending Catholic school in Harrisburg, PA. They describe early exposure to soap operas at their grandmother’s house, MTV music videos, Danielle Steel books and their collections of plastic figurines. They discuss years spent in New York and Western Massachusetts, with a focus on performance, art and poetry communities.

Date of Interview:

December 1, 2021

Location of Interview:

New York Public Library, Schwarzman Building

Place of birth:

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania



Interviewed by

Claire Crews