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Public Program
Double Take 1

Thursday, May 17, 2012
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:
Darcey Steinke & Shelley Jackson

Paul La Farge & Emily Barton

Joshua Cohen & Justin Taylor

Darcey Steinke is author of the memoir Easter Everywhere (New York Times Notable) and the novels Milk, Jesus Saves, Suicide Blonde, and Up Through the Water (New York Times Notable). With Rick Moody, she edited Joyful Noise: The New Testament Revisited. Her books have been translated into ten languages. Nonfiction has appeared, among other places, in The New York Times Magazine, The Boston Review, Vogue, Spin Magazine, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and The Guardian. Her web-story "Blindspot" was a part of the 2000 Whitney Biennial. She has been both a Henry Hoyns and a Stegner Fellow and Writer-in-Residence at the University of Mississippi, and has taught most recently at Columbia School of the Arts and Barnard College.

Shelley Jackson is the author of The Melancholy of Anatomy, Half Life, hypertexts including Patchwork Girl, children's books including Mimi's Dada Catifesto, and SKIN, a story published in tattoos on 2095 volunteers.

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Joshua Cohen's most recent novel is Witz. He is the New Books critic for Harper's Magazine. Four New Messages will be published by Graywolf Press this August.

Justin Taylor is the author of The Gospel of Anarchy and Everything Here Is the Best Thing Ever. He teaches at the Pratt Institute and New York University.
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Darcey Steinke is author of the memoir Easter Everywhere (New York Times Notable) and the novels Milk, Jesus Saves, Suicide Blonde, and Up Through the Water (New York Times Notable). With Rick Moody, she edited Joyful Noise: The New Testament Revisited. Her books have been translated into ten languages. Nonfiction has appeared, among other places, in The New York Times Magazine, The Boston Review, Vogue, Spin Magazine, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, and The Guardian. Her web-story "Blindspot" was a part of the 2000 Whitney Biennial. She has been both a Henry Hoyns and a Stegner Fellow and Writer-in-Residence at the University of Mississippi, and has taught most recently at Columbia School of the Arts and Barnard College.

Shelley Jackson is the author of The Melancholy of Anatomy, Half Life, hypertexts including Patchwork Girl, children's books including Mimi's Dada Catifesto, and SKIN, a story published in tattoos on 2095 volunteers.
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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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