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Public Program
Double Take 8

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.

Mónica de la Torre & Adam Fitzgerald re-imagine New York real estate

Eric Banks & Melanie Rehak consider the 1959 edition of L'art culinaire français par nos grands maîtres de la cuisine

Wendy Lesser & Arthur Lubow meditate on a photograph by Diane Arbus

Mónica de la Torre is the author of five poetry books, among them Four and Public Domain. A native of Mexico City, she writes in Spanish and English frequently collaborates with artists and writers. She is BOMB Magazine’s senior editor and lives in Brooklyn.

Adam Fitzgerald is the founding editor of the poetry journal Maggy, contributing editor for The American Reader, and author of The Late Parade (Liveright, 2013). He teaches at Rutgers University, The New School, and New York University and will co-direct The Ashbery Home School in Hudson, New York this August.
Eric Banks is director of the New York Institute for the Humanities at NYU. He is formerly editor-in-chief of Bookforum and a former senior editor of Artforum, as well as past president of the National Book Critics Circle. His writing has appeared in numerous publications, including the Chronicle of Higher Education, the New York Times Book Review, and the Los Angeles Times.

Melanie Rehak is the author of Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women Who Created Her and Eating for Beginners: An Education in the Pleasure of Food from Chefs, Farmers, and One Picky Kid. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Los Angeles Times, Slate, and many other publications. She writes a column on food books for Bookforum and is currently at work on a book about Ralph Waldo Emerson’s Self-Reliance.
Wendy Lesser, the founding and current editor of The Threepenny Review, is the author of one novel and nine nonfiction books. Her journalistic writing about literature, dance, film, and music has appeared in a number of periodicals in America and abroad. Born in California, Lesser now divides her time between Berkeley and New York.

Arthur Lubow has worked primarily as a writer of long reported articles for national magazines including the New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, and Vanity Fair. He is a 2013-14 Fellow of the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers at the NYPL and is working on a biography of Diane Arbus.
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. with public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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t. 212 431 5270

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