Lynn Crawford is a Detroit based fiction writer and art critic. She will read from her new novel, Simply Separate People, Two (Brooklyn Rail/Black Square Editions). Previous books include: Solow, Blow, Simply Separate People and Fortification Resort. Works have appeared in various publications including: Parkett, Tema Celeste, Art in America, The Oulipo Compendium, Fence, Harp and Altar, The Lilies & Cannonball Review, The NY Tyrant and The Brooklyn Rail. She is a 2010 Kresge Literary Arts Fellow and a founding board member of MOCAD (Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit). Crawford edited The Poetry Project Newsletter from 1991-1992.
Albert Mobilio is the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and the National Book Critics Circle award for reviewing. His work has appeared in Harper’s, Black Clock, Bomb, Cabinet, Open City, and Tin House. Books of poetry include Bendable Siege, The Geographics, Me with Animal Towering, and Touch Wood. He is an assistant professor of literary studies at the New School’s Eugene Lang College and an editor of Bookforum. His textual collaboration with artist Susan Mastrangelo titled “Motion Pictures” is currently on view at the Melville House gallery in Dumbo.