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Public Program
Double Take 10

Wednesday, October 29, 2014
7 pm


Organized by Bookforum Editor Albert Mobilio, Double Take is a unique reading series that asks award winning and emerging poets, novelists, editors, and artists to trade takes on shared experiences.

Featuring:
Real Quiet lost the Triple Crown by four inches in 1998. Alexandra Chasin and Robert Lopez take up where the horse leaves off.
Filip Noterdaeme and Rick Whitaker sound out the psycho-nightmare of the primal scream.
J.C. Hallman and James Marcus eavesdrop on Nicholson Baker’s Vox.

Rick Whitaker is author of Assuming the Position: A Memoir of Hustling, The First Time I Met Frank O'Hara: Reading Gay American Writers (2004), and An Honest Ghost, a novel published by Jaded Ibis Press. He is Theater and Concerts Manager at Columbia University's Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in New York City.

Filip Noterdaeme is the artist behind the conceptual art project known as The Homeless Museum of Art and the author of The Autobiography of Daniel J. Isengart, a memoir published by Outpost19. He also writes a blog on contemporary art for the Huffington Post.

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J.C. Hallman is the author of a number of books, including The Chess Artist, In Utopia, and the forthcoming B & Me: A True Story of Literary Arousal. His work has appeared in a range of journals and anthologies, including GQ,Harper's, and The Best American Travel Writing. He has been a recipient of fellowships from the McKnight Foundation and the John A. Simon Guggenheim Foundation.

James Marcus is the Executive Editor of Harper's Magazine and the author of Amazonia: Five Years at the Epicenter of the Dot-Com Juggernaut as well as the forthcoming Glad to the Brink of Fear: A Portrait of Emerson in Sixteen Installments. He has translated seven books from Italian, the most recent being Collusion: International Espionage and the War on Terror and Giacomo Casanova's The Duel.
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Alexandra Chasin is Associate Professor of Writing at Eugene Lang College, The New School. The author of Selling Out and Kissed By, Chasin held a 2012 Fiction Fellowship from NYFA. Anslinger Nation: A Documentary History of Drug Prohibition Starring Harry J. Anslinger is forthcoming with the University of Chicago Press. Chasin is the Director of Writing On It All, a public participatory writing project on Governors Island.

Robert Lopez is the author of two novels, Part of the World and Kamby Bolongo Mean River and a collection of short fiction, Asunder. He has taught at The New School, Pratt Institute, Columbia University, Pine Manor College's Solstice Low-Res MFA Program and was a 2010 Fellow in Fiction from the New York Foundation for the Arts.
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Albert Mobilio is the recipient of a Whiting Award, a MacDowell Fellowship, and an Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant. His work has appeared in Harper's, Hambone, Black Clock, BOMB, Cabinet, Open City, Paris Review Daily, and Tin House. Books of poetry include Bendable Siege, The Geographics, Me with Animal Towering, and Touch Wood. A book of fiction, Games and Stunts, has just been published by Black Square Editions. He is an assistant professor of literary studies at the New School's Eugene Lang College, an editor at Hyperallergic Weekend, and contributing editor at Bookforum.

Please join us for this apexart event.

apexart's exhibitions and and public programs are supported in part by the Affirmation Arts Fund, the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Bloomberg Philanthropies, Edith C. Blum Foundation, Mary Duke Biddle Foundation, The Greenwich Collection Ltd., Lambent Foundation Fund of Tides Foundation, and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs and the New York State Council on the Arts.

This event was funded in part by Poets & Writers, Inc. with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.


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