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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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Newsletter November and December 2010

Graduate Fine Arts Newsletter November  December 2010

Compiled by Annetta Kapon
See also the current newsletter and the newsletter archive.

 

Alum ZEAL HARRIS '07 was in the exhibition SKIN DEEP at The Loft at Liz’s from October 23rd 2010 through January 11th 2011. There was an Artists In Conversation event on Wednesday, November 10th, 2010.

Alum LUIS HERNANDEZ'03 participated in Catalytic: Communities Networks Participation in CSULB’s Gatov Gallery from Sunday, November 7th, through Wednesday, November 10th, 2010.

Alum TONE NIELSEN '98 was program coordinator of THE TRAMPOLINE HOUSE, a user-driven culture house for asylum seekers and Danes working for a just and humane refugee and asylum policy in Denmark. Open from November 27 2010 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Alum SOJUNG KWON '07, participated in Eternal Telethon at Machine Project, organized by John Burtle on November 20th-21st 2010.

Grad SCOTT RABY and alum TUCKER NEEL '07 are in INCREMENTS, a GATE exhibition in Glendale City Center from December 10, 2010.

Alum AMANDA KELLER KONYA '09 had a solo exhibition "Commute" at the Phantom Galleries from December 11th 2010 to January 10, 2011

Alums ANTHONY CARFELLO '09, SOJUNG KWON '07, NINA LAURINOLLI '09 and ADAM PENA '10  showed their work in the group exhibition "I have a light" at S1F Gallery from December 11 to December 18, 2010.

Graduate Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON had a video included in "The Monitor Show" at Kristi Engle Gallery in Highland Park from December 11 to December 18th, 2010.

Graduate Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON will participate in "Narratives of the Perverse" curated by Tom Jancar and Maya Lujan at Jancar Gallery from February 5 to February 26, 2011.

Alum TUCKER NEEL '07 organized "Telephone" through 323 Projects at François Ghebaly Gallery on Saturday, December 11, 2010

Graduate Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON will show her work in “UNIVERSE  CITY,” a video installation project organized by Jim Ovelman and Barry Markowitz in the Main Gallery at CSULA from January 29, 2010 to February 23, 2011.

Alum TUCKER NEEL '07 and 323 Projects presented "Telephone" a One-Night Exhibition of Experimental Poetry, Sound Art, and Performances at François Ghebaly Gallery on Saturday, December 11, 2010.

Graduate faculty ANNETTA KAPON and alums ALEX KROLL '08, MATT MACFARLAND '03, and MICHELLE WIENER '08, will be in "The Open Daybook" at LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) from January 6th - February 6th, 2011 

Alum SAM WATTERS '02 has a solo exhibition of works on paper at Karyn Lovegrove Gallery at the Edwin Ridgeway House in Hancock Park from October 23 to January 10, 2011.