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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.

  • 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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Equipment Checkout

Equipment Reservation and Checkout Policies
Faculty/Staff Check-out / Reservations Procedure

Currently employed Faculty and Staff may make check out any ACS equipment.

Proper Checkout Procedure
  • ACS equipment may be used, without rental fees, for course related/instructional use and academic departments. Otis prohibits the use of equipment for any purpose other than the performance of official Otis College business.
  • All items checked out must be returned to ACS no later than 5 pm the next day, with the exception of weekend check outs, which count as one day.
Fees/Recourse
  • A late fee of Five (5) dollars per day per item will be assessed on expensive equipment, such as the Intuos4 and Intuos3 pen and tablet, and One (1) dollar per day for general items.
  • A fee equivalent to full replacement cost will be assessed on all lost or damaged equipment.
  • You will be given an invoice once items are returned. All fees are to be paid to the Cashier in the Business Office on the 2nd Floor of Ahmanson Hall.
  • If the item(s)are not returned in a timely manner and/or fees not paid, the College will place a hold on your registration for all future classes.
  • If you do not pay a fee in a timely manner, you will be responsible for all collection costs of any kind; including but not limited to, collection agency fees, as well as legal fees and/ or court costs.
  • If you fail to pay late fees the institution and/ or collection agency may disclose that you have failed to pay these fees along with other relevant information to credit reporting organization.
Holds
  • If a late fee or missing/damaged equipment fee is not paid OR payment schedule worked out with the ACS Office, a hold on records and registration will be placed on the student’s record.