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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.

  • Opening Reception for Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty

  • 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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General Scholarships

Name: Abbott and Fenner Scholarship

Amount (estimated): $1,000

Website: www.abbottandfenner.com/scholarships.htm

Deadline: June

Category: Essay

 

Name: Worldwide AIGA Scholarships

Amount (estimated): $2,000-$5,000

Website: http://www.aiga.org/worldstudio-scholarship/

Deadline: March 28, 2014

Category: Essay

 

Name: Art School Scholarship

Amount (estimated) : $500

Website: www.straightforwardmedia.com/art/

Deadline: Check website- various deadlines

Category: Essay

 

Name: Ayn Rand Essay Contest
Amount (estimated) : Check website for details

Website: www.aynrand.org/contests/

Deadline: Check website for details

Category: Essay

 

Name: Dale E. Fridell Memorial Scholarship
Amount (estimated) : Check website- various deadlines

Website: www.straightforwardmedia.com/fridell/form.php

Deadline: January 14, April 14, July 14, October 14

Category: Essay

 

Name: Ebell Flint Scholarship
Amount (estimated) : Various

Website: www.ebellla.com

Deadline: Approx. April (Check website for exact date)

Category: Essay

 

Name: Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
Amount (estimated) : $500 - $5,000

Website: www.eliewieselfoundation.org

Deadline: December

Category: Essay

 

Name: Galvanize the Future Scholarship
Amount (estimated) : $1,000 - $2,500

Website: www.galvanizeit.org/ref/scholarship

Deadline: March

Category: Essay

 

Name: International Furnishings & Design Association Educational Foundation Scholarships
Amount (estimated) : $1,000

Website: www.ifdaef.org

Deadline: March 31

Category: Essay

 

Name: La Quinta Arts Foundation Visual Art Scholarship
Contact (760)564-1244 for details
Amount (estimated) : various

Website: http://www.lqaf.com/lqaf-community/visual-arts-scholarship-application/

Deadline: unknown (scholarhip opens February)

Category: unknown

 

Name: Mensa Orange County Scholarship Program
Amount (estimated) : $300-$1000

Website: www.ocmensa.org

Deadline: December 31

Category: Essay

 

Name: Patricia M. McNamara Memorial Scholarship
Amount (estimated) : $2,500

Website: www.patricias-scholarship.org/scholarship.html

Deadline: December

Category: Essay

 

Name: Ronald Reagan College Leaders Scholarship
Amount (estimated) : $1,000 - $7,500

Website: www.thephillipsfoundation.org

Deadline: January

Category: Essay

 

Name: Santa Barbara Foundation Scholarship
Santa Barbara County, CA highschool graduate
Amount (estimated) : $500-$5000

Website: www.sbscholarship.org

Deadline: January

Category: Essay

 

Name: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
Amount (estimated) : Various

Website: www.artandwriting.org

Deadline: Contact the organization

Category: Essay

 

Name: World Studio Foundation
Amount (estimated) : $2,000 - $3,000

Website: http://scholarships.worldstudioinc.com/

Deadline: April

Category: Portfolio

 

Name: Mesothelioma Memorial Scholarship
Amount (estimated): $500

Website: www.straightforwardmedia.com/scholarships2/meso/index.php

Deadline: Aug. 15, Nov. 15, Feb. 15, May 15

Category: Essay

 

Name: All-ink.com college scholarship
Amount (estimated): $1,000

Website: www.all-ink.com/scholarship.aspx

Deadline: December 31

Category: Essay

 

Name: Barbizon Scholarship Program
Amount (estimated): Up to $100,000

Website: www.barbizonscholarship.com

Deadline: Every 24 months

Category: Sweepstake

 

Name: Sam Walton Community Scholarship
Amount (estimated): $1,000

Website: www.walmartfoundation.org

Deadline: See Website

Category: Essay