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    May 30| Academic Dates
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  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

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Kimberly Brooks Jessica Robins Thompson

Course lead by Kimberly Brooks, a Contemporary American Painter that blends figuration and abstraction to explore a variety of subjects dealing with memory, history and identity. Brooks work is collected internationally and has exhibited her work throughout the United States. Her work has also been showcased in juried exhibitions including curators from the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Modern Art, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Brooks received her BA at UC Berkeley and studied painting at Otis and UCLA. Brooks lives in Los Angeles and works out of her studio in Venice, California. www.kimberlybrooks.com

Jessica Robins Thompson, Art Director/Executive Producer of Lightray Productions. Lightray Productions is a successful Web Development firm in the Los Angeles area, with a roster of high profile clients including Warner Music Group, Disney, AOL, Apple, NASA and the LAPD [www.lightray.com].

2016 Summer Session course(s) instructed by Kimberly Brooks Jessica Robins Thompson:
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