Author Updates

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IN THIS UPDATE: Joanne McNeil, Robert Lopez.

1) Joanne McNeil recently wrote a catalog essay for the New Museum exhibition “Free.” Her essay “Overfutured” looks at Jon Rafman’s “9 Eyes of Google Street View” and other technology-inspired art in the show.


2) Ropert Lopez’s Asunder (Dzanc), a collection of stories, was released earlier this month. Lopez is the author of two previous novels, Part of the World and Kamby Bolongo Mean River, the latter of which was named one of the 25 Most Important Books of the Decade by HTMLGiant. Watch the animated book trailer. Lopez tells us: “There is a release event for Asunder at Barbes in Park Slope, on Saturday, December 4th at 5 p.m, hosted by Nelly Reifler. There will be guest readers and some guest stars playing music.”


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