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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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Holly Tempo

Holly Tempo
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Bio/Affiliation: 

MFA Claremont Graduate University; BA Pitzer College

Exhibitions: San Bernardino County Museum of Art, Ruth Bachofner Gallery, Frumkin/Duval Gallery, Miller/Durazo, Andrew Shire, POST, Kohn Turner, Self-Help Graphics & Art, Huntington Beach Art Center, Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, Irvine Fine Arts Center, LACMA's Leo S. Bing Center, and LACE; and internationally in France, Great Britain, The Netherlands, Spain, Central America, Israel and India.

Recipient of grants from the Pollock Krasner Foundation, Artist's Fellowship Inc. and Change Inc.

Reviews and interviews in LA Times, Coagula Art Journal, Artscene, Artweek, LA Weekly, Sculpture Magazine, huffingtonpost.com, artslant.com, and flavorpill.com.

 

AWARDS/HONORS: 

Otis Faculty Development Grants: Fall 2015, Fall 2011, Fall 2009, Spring 2005

Otis TLC Technnology Grant: 2008