Damien Ark


Damien Ark is a self-taught outsider writer that specializes in transgressive LGBT+ work. Damien has no degrees in literature and has taken no workshops. Their first novel, Fucked Up, will be out 2020 on Expat Press.



Fucked Up [Expat Press] 2020
Fucked Up [excerpts] [Expat Press]
Please welcome to the world, Fucked Up by Damien Ark [Dennis Cooper's Blog]
Opana, Dying, in Baltimore [excerpt] [Hobart Pulp]
Cairo Unfolding [excerpt] [Ligeia Magazine]


Blood on Our Hands [Filth Lit Mag]
As Sacrifice, A Brother, A Son, A Lover [SELFFUCK]
The Blue Rose Shattering and Reformatting Again [Neko Girl Magazine]
Another Anime Where the White-Haired Bisexual Boy Dies [Neko Girl Magazine]
the snow [Expat Press]
Memories From Anteiku [Surfaces]
Lovers Between A.T. Fields [Surfaces]
Effervescent Coffins [Expat Press]
For J.D. [Soft Cartel]
illegal bandwidth [Misery Tourism]
I'm a Dog [Nauseated Drive]


In Saitama, Yesterday [Dreamcore.Baby]
My Skeletal Remains [Terror House Mag]
Hinata [Expat Press]
Suffocating in an Empyrean Trance [Burning House Press]
Three Prisoners [Expat Press]

Biographical Prose

Kobe [Medium]
Chrysoprase (Collaboration with Jonathan Parker Bryant) [Medium]
Flying Through an Hourglass [Badlung Press]
Suicide Diary Entries 86-94 (Collaboration with Zenny [Misery Tourism]
Fundoshi [Surfaces]
Home [Harshlit]
Mother's Day in Texas [Expat Press]
Role of the Victim and/or Survivor [Expat Press]

Noise Music

012920 [Bandcamp]
A Talisman for the Rivers of Eden [Burning House Press]
Death of Miriam [Personal Archives]
Gravedigger [Zeronoize]
Building a Weapon [SP Recordings]

Podcasts & Interviews

Damien Ark Interview [Ligeia Magazine]
Interview With Damien Ark [Expat Press]
Totally Fucked Up: A Conversation with Damien Ark & Manuel Marrero
I LOVE DAMIEN [Erisdial Tendencies]