Glen David Gold is the author of the novel Carter Beats the Devil, an international best seller translated into 14 languages. His short stories, essays and memoir have appeared in Playboy, McSweeney’s, and The New York Times Magazine. He has written comic books and numerous essays on comic book artwork. He is writing the libretto for an opera. Sunnyside, his novel about Charlie Chaplin and America’s rise as a superpower, is forthcoming in May 2009.
New American Writing
This series of contemporary fiction and poetry readings is organized by Benjamin Weissman, author of two books of short fiction, most recently Headless, and professor of creative writing at Art Center College of Design and Otis College of Art and Design.
ALL HAMMER PUBLIC PROGRAMS ARE FREE. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. Hammer members receive priority seating, subject to availability. Reservations not accepted, RSVPs not required.
Parking is available under the museum for $3 after 6:00.
Public programs are made possible, in part, by a major gift from Ann and Jerry Moss.
Additional support is provided by Bronya and Andrew Galef, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, an anonymous donor, and the Hammer Programs Committee.