is a Brooklyn-based writer whose writing has appeared in the New Yorker, Afterall, Artforum, and Modern Painters.
“The Hanging at Mankato” originated as "Reading History
," a performative reading and conversation hosted by Triple Canopy at Cabinet, Brooklyn, on June 30, 2011. “The Hanging at Mankato” was commissioned by Triple Canopy through its 2010 call for proposals
project area, supported in part by the Brown Foundation, Inc. of Houston, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and the New York Council for the Humanities.