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  • Otis Books is pleased to publish Tim Erickson’s debut collection of poetry, Egopolis, a textual journey through destruction, resistance, city, and the Ego, from ancient times to the present day. Erickson’s work has appeared in the Chicago Review, Western Humanities Review, and the Salt Anthology of New Writing. He lives in Salt Lake City.

  • Otis Graduate Writing students will read from their works-in-progress.

  • Exquisite Beauty is the first retrospective and publication to document the eye-dazzling ceramics created by Ralph Bacerra (1938–2008), a Los Angeles–based artist known for his innovative approach to surface embellishment. Curated by Jo Lauria, the exhibition features more than ninety of the artist’s finest pieces—dramatic, highly decorated vessels and sculptures that have never before been the focus of a major exhibition or publication.

  • David Treuer is an Ojibwe Indian from Leech Lake Reservation in northern Minnesota and currently teaches at USC. He is the author of the novels Little, The Hiawatha, The Translation of Dr. Apelles, named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, as well as a critical work, Native American Fiction: A User's Manual. In 2012, he published another nonfiction work, Rez Life.

  • Angela Flournoy’s first novel The Turner House was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. Her fiction has appeared in The Paris Review, and she has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Review of Books and elsewhere. Flournoy has taught at the University of Iowa and Trinity Washington University. She lives in Los Angeles.

  • Susan Choi’s first novel, The Foreign Student, won the Asian-American Literary Award for fiction, and her second novel, American Woman, was a finalist for the 2004 Pulitzer Prize. Her most recent novel, A Person of Interest, was a finalist for the 2009 PEN/Faulkner Award. With David Remnick she co-edited the anthology Wonderful Town: New York Stories from The New Yorker. A recipient of fellowships from the NEA and the Guggenheim Foundation, and in 2010, the inaugural winner of the PEN/W.G. Sebald Award, Choi lives in Brooklyn.

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Michael Ned Holte is a writer, independent curator, and a faculty member at CalArts. He has curated and organized many exhibitions including 'Temporary Landmarks & Moving Situations' at Expo Chicago, 'Laying Bricks' at Wallspace Gallery in New York City, and 'Celine and Julie Go Boating' at Anne Helwing Gallery, L.A..  He recently co-curated the 2014 edition of 'Made in L.A.' at the Hammer Museum in L.A.  His writing includes Live Art n LA: Performance in Southern California 1970-1983 (Routledge), In the Shadow of Numbers: Charles Gaines Selected Works from 1975-2012 (Pomona College Museum of Art/Pitzer Art Galleries), and he contributes to Afterall, Artfoum International, Art Journal, East of Borneo, X-tra, and Kaleidoscope.

Series organized by Photography Director Soo Kim

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November
12
Lectures
Fine Arts lecture by Michael Ned Holte
11:15AM Ahmanson Hall Forum
Open to the Public
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November
12
2013-11-12 11:15 2013-11-12 11:15
Lectures
Fine Arts lecture by Michael Ned Holte
11:15AM 2013-11-12 11:15 | Ahmanson Hall Forum
9045 Lincoln Blvd L.A. 90045
Open to the Public
Free Icon