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Public Program
Double Take 7

Wednesday, November 12, 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.

Christopher Sorrentino & Andrew Hultkrans will consider Richard Nixon on his centenary.

Cathy Park Hong & Nelly Reifler imagine futuristic surveillance.

Mary Jo Bang & Timothy Donnelly report on reading Kafka's Amerika.

Christopher Sorrentino is the author of five books, including Trance, a National Book Award Finalist for fiction, and the recently published Death Wish. His work has been widely anthologized, and has appeared in A Public SpaceThe Baffler, BOMBBookForumConjunctionsEsquireFenceGrantaHarper'sThe Los Angeles TimesMcSweeney'sThe New York TimesOpen CityPlayboyTin House, and many other publications. He has taught at Columbia University, the New School, Fairleigh Dickinson University, and at the Unterberg Poetry Center of the 92nd Street Y, where he is a core faculty member.

Andrew Hultkrans is a Brooklyn-based writer and the author of Forever Changes, the second volume in the 33 1/3 series of books on classic albums. He was editor-in-chief of Bookforum from 1998 to 2003 and managing editor and columnist at pioneering cyberculture magazine MONDO 2000 in the early 1990s. His writings have appeared in Artforum, frieze, Cabinet, Tin House, Black Clock, SPIN (as Reissues columnist, 2008–2011), and many other magazines and anthologies.
Cathy Park Hong's first book, Translating Mo'um was published in 2002 by Hanging Loose Press. Her second collection, Dance Dance Revolution, was chosen for the Barnard Women Poets Prize and was published in 2007 by WW Norton. Her third book of poems, Engine Empire, was published in May 2012 by WW Norton. Hong is also the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship. She is an Associate Professor at Sarah Lawrence College.

Nelly Reifler is the author of See Through, a collection of stories. Her stories have appeared in publications such as McSweeney'sBOMBNerveLucky Peachjubilat, and The Milan Review, and have been anthologized in books including Lost Tribe: Jewish Fiction from the Edge and Found magazine's Requiem for a Plastic Bag. She teaches at Sarah Lawrence College, and she is an editor at Post Road. She will be the Visiting Writer at Western Michigan University in 2014. She lives in Saugerties.
Mary Jo Bang is the author of six books of poems, including Louise in Love, The Bride of E, and Elegy, which received the National Book Critics Circle Award. She's been the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University. Individual poems have appeared in The New Yorker, The New Republic, The Paris Review, A Public Space, Best American Poetry, and elsewhere. She's currently a Professor of English at Washington University in St. Louis. Her translation of Dante's Inferno, with illustrations by Henrik Drescher, was published by Graywolf in 2012.

Timothy Donnelly is the author of Twenty-seven Props for a Production of Eine Lebenszeit (Grove, 2003) and The Cloud Corporation (Wave, 2010; Picador, 2011), winner of the 2012 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. He is a recipient of The Paris Review’s Bernard F. Conners Prize and fellowships from the New York State Writers Institute and the Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. He is the poetry editor of Boston Review and teaches in the Writing Program at Columbia University’s School of the Arts.
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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