apexart :: Public Program :: Double Take 3 organized by Albert Mobilio


Double Take 3

Tuesday, December 4: 7 pm

Three pairs of authors write original pieces about shared experiences.

organized by
Albert Mobilio

  Red Hook Under Water
Red Hook flooded due to hurricane Sandy, 2012
Susan Daitch & Christopher Beha write their visit to the New York Aquarium
Richard Price & Lorraine Adams talk about going home
Jennifer Gilmore & Joanna Hershon reflect on Red Hook in the wake of Hurricane Sandy

Watch videos from the previous Double Take program.

Lorraine Adams is the author of two novels, Harbor and The Room and the Chair. She is a recipient of a 2010 Guggenheim, winner of the 2004 Los Angeles Times Book Award for First Fiction, and the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting.

Christopher R. Beha is an associate editor at Harper's Magazine. He is the author of The Whole Five Feet: What the Great Books Taught Me About Life, Death, and Pretty Much Everything Else. His first novel What Happened to Sophie Wilder was recently published by Tin House.

Susan Daitch is the author of three novels, L.C., The Colorist, Paper Conspiracies and Storytown, a collection of short stories. She teaches at Hunter College and has been the recipient of two Vogelstein awards, an NEA Heritage Award, and a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in fiction.

Jennifer Gilmore is the author of Golden Country, a 2006 New York Times Notable Book, and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award and the National Jewish Book Award, and Something RedNew York Times Notable Book of 2010. Her work has appeared in Bomb, Bookforum, Tin House, Vogue and the Washington Post. She has been a MacDowell Colony fellow and has taught at Cornell University, Barnard College, The New School, New York University, and Princeton University. Her new novel The Mothers will be published this spring.

Joanna Hershon is the author of four novels: A Dual Inheritance (forthcoming in 2013)SwimmingThe Outside of Augustand The German Bride. Her writing has appeared in The New York TimesOne StoryThe Virginia Quarterly Reviewand was shortlisted for the 2007 O. Henry Prize Stories. She's taught writing at Columbia University and lives in Brooklyn with her husband, painter Derek Buckner, and their twin sons.

Richard Price is the author of eight novels, including The Wanderers, Bloodbrothers, Clockers, Freedomland, and most recently Lush Life. Price has also authored written many screenplays including The Color of Money, for which he was nominated for an Oscar, Sea of Love, Mad Dog and Glory, Ransom, and Shaft. He also wrote for the HBO series The Wire.

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.

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