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Public Program
Double Take 4

Tuesday, March 5, 2013
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:
Charles Bernstein & Elizabeth Willis discussing "the obvious"

John Yau
& Eugene Lim remembering Robert Creeley's memorial service

Rick Moody & Tim Davis singing about the dinner where they met

Charles Bernstein's new collection of poems, Recalculating, will be out this spring from the University of Chicago Press, which also published his Attack of the Difficult Poems: Essays and Inventions. He teaches at the University of Pennsylvania.

Elizabeth Willis's most recent book, Address (Wesleyan, 2011), won the PEN New England Prize for Poetry and is just out in paperback. Her other books of poetry include Meteoric Flowers, Turneresque, and The Human Abstract. She is a 2012-13 Guggenheim fellow. She teaches at Wesleyan University.

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Eugene Lim is an editor at small for Harp & Altar and is founder and managing editor of Ellipsis Press. His fiction has appeared in Fence, The Denver Quarterly, EXPLORINGFictions, The Brooklyn Rail, sleepingfish, No Colony and elsewhere. His first novel, Fog & Car, was a finalist in BLATT Magazine's 2007 Novel of Novels competition. He works as a librarian in a high school and lives in Queens, NY.

John Yau is a poet and critic in New York City. He has published over 50 books of poetry, artists' books, fiction, and art criticism. Yau has received awards and grants from Creative Capital/Warhol Foundation, the Academy of American Poets, The American Poetry Review, the NEA, NYFA, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Foundation for Contemporary Arts.
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Tim Davis is an artist, writer, and musician. His photographs are in the collections of the Metropolitan, Whitney, Guggenheim, Walker, Hirshhorn, Brooklyn, Baltimore, and many other museums. He is the author of My Life in Politics (Aperture), and The New Antiquity (Damiani). He is currently at work on his first album of original songs, entitled "It's OK to Hate Yourself." He teaches Photography at Bard College.

Rick Moody is the author of five novels—including The Ice Storm and, most recently, The Four Fingers of Death—three collections of stories, a memoir entitled The Black Veil, and, most recently, a collection of essays On Celestial Music. He is a music columnist at The Rumpus and he also plays in and writes songs for The Wingdale Community Singers. He teaches at NYU and Yale.
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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. through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.


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