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Reading & Signing with Jacob Paul, feautring special music guest Van Goose
Wednesday, May 13 - 6pm
Coffee Park at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts, 251 N Spruce St, Winston-Salem
Free and open to the public
Jacob Paul's novel, Sarah/Sara, was named by Poets & Writers as one of 2010's five best debut fictions. His writing has appeared in Hunger Mountain, Western Humanities Review, Green Mountains Review, Massachusetts Review, Seneca Review, Mountain Gazette, The Rumpus, Fiction Writers Review, Numero Cinq Magazine and USA Today's Weekend Magazine. A former OppenheimerFunds product manager, he now teaches creative writing at High Point University in North Carolina. A Song of Ilan is his new novel.
"Paul's prose is skillful, almost ornate, and obsessed with the truth of the modern experience of religion. A Song of Ilan is a remarkable exploration of issues and experiences that are often discounted or outright ignored in American writing today." - The Public
"Dark Rather Than Tan" is written exclusively for Jacob Paul's book, A Song Of Ilan. With it, Van Goose responds to a novel about terrorism, guilt & love. Van Goose (Shlomi Lavie) is a musician and music producer based in NYC who played with Arik Einstein, Berry Sakharof, Marcy Playground, Nanuchka, Habiluim, among many others. As a music producer he has worked with Radiator King, Yael Kraus, Yula Beeri and more. He writes and performs his own music under the name Van Goose as well as Dolchnakov Brigade.
Regarding the Dark Rather Than Tan project, VAN GOOSE states: "I'll be honest, when I was first asked by Jacob Paul to write music to go along with his book, I found the idea quite odd. Later, when I began reading the book, little melodies and textures started flooding my head. Really wanting these melodies to kindly leave my head, I immediately returned a call to Jacob and agreed to take the challenge. I started writing this album as soon as I began reading the book and finished it when I finished reading the book. Given the fact that this album was written exclusively for a book, you might ask, 'I have the book and the album, what do I do now?' The way I see it, there are no strict rules but only a suggestion — try to read the book and listen to the album. The other way around isn't bad, either."
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