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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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MAY 2013

GRADUATE FINE ARTS NEWSLETTER MAY 2013

Compiled by Annetta Kapon
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Alum MATT CARTER '10 showed his work in Séance, a group show curated by Mario Vasquez at Coagula Curatorial from May 18th to June 15th, 2013.

Grad Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON is showing her installation *Not Actual Size at the PROXY Gallery in Culver City from May 1 to May 31. https://ospace.otis.edu/proxy_gallery

Alum SABINE DEHNEL '03 has a one person exhibition Drop The Thought at LSD Galerie in Berlin, Germany from May 24 to June 21, 2013. Dehnel is also in the group exhibition Pounds, Shillings, Pence at LSD Galerie Berlin, from April 26 to May 18, 2013.

Grad Professor RENEE PETROPOULOS and Chair ROY DOWELL are included in the book L.A Rising: SoCal Artists Before 1980, by Lyn Kienholz.

Grad faculty JOHN KNIGHT has an exhibition at Portikus in Frankfurt, Germany, from May 4 to June 30, 2013. www.portikus.de..

Grad Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON'S video The Line Between Beverly Hills and Los Angeles 2013 was shown on all LA Metro buses on Friday, May 10, 2013. The project, Out The Window, is organized by LA Freewaves.

Grad Fine Arts Chair ROY DOWELL is included in the group exhibition California Visual Music (Three generations of Abstraction) at the Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University from May 8 to June 22, 2013.

Grads SHIVA ALIABADI and KATY COWAN participated in Come As You Are at LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) in West Hollywood on May 23, 2013.