In conjunction with Double Take Reading Series

Double Take 30

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 7:00 pm
291 Church Street, NYC

At apexart's Double Take reading series, poets, novelists, editors, and artists are invited to create and share an original work in response to a single, open-ended prompt, in this instance: Proof. As a result, apexart audiences experience a one-of-a-kind evening of stories and reflections.

Featuring contributions from:
Anselm Berrigan
Joanna Ebenstein
Regan Good
Dawnie Walton

Organized by Albert Mobilio.

This event is free and open to the public. RSVP encouraged.

Refreshments and light snacks will be provided.

Anselm Berriganis the author of eight books of poetry, most recently Something for Everybody, published by Wave Books in 2018. He is the Poetry Editor for The Brooklyn Rail, and works with writers, visual artists, and composers at Bard's interdisciplinary mfa program. Recent endeavors include a neo-benshi mash-up of John Ashbery's poetry & the film Starship Troopers, giving painter Marley Freeman a bunch of titles for her recent exhibition at Karma, and writing poems at work while appearing to be taking notes.

Joanna Ebenstein is a multi-disciplinary artist, curator, writer, lecturer and graphic designer. She runs the Morbid Anatomy blog and website, and founded the Morbid Anatomy Museum. Ebenstein photographs, curates and collects artefacts, images and texts relating to curious collections, early museums and cabinets of curiosity, collectors and collecting, medical museums and museums of natural history. She is the author of Death and The Anatomical Venus.

Regan Good attended Barnard College and the Iowa Writers’ Workshop where she was a Maytag Fellow. She is the author of two books of poems, The Atlantic House and most recently, The Needle. She is currently a Contributing Editor for Interim Magazine.

Dawnie Walton is a fiction writer and journalist whose work explores identity, place, and the influence of pop culture. Her debut novel, OPAL & NEV, is forthcoming from 37 Ink/Atria Books (2021). She has been a MacDowell Colony fellow (2015) and a Tin House Scholar (2017), and is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop (MFA, 2018). Previously, she has worked as an executive-level editor for magazine and multimedia brands including Essence, Entertainment Weekly, Getty Images, and LIFE. Her fiction has been featured on Poets & Writers’ “Ampersand” podcast and as part of “Let’s Play: Imagination, Intuition, and Black Creativity,” an interdisciplinary exhibit of Afrofuturist art at Oakland’s Pro-Arts Gallery.

This event is funded in part by Poets & Writers through public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.