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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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November 2013

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Compiled by Annetta Kapon

GRADUATE FINE ARTS NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 2013
 
SOFIA LONDONO and grad MARCELA GOTTARDO showed The Inside of the
Outside at the Proxy Gallery in Culver City November 4-30, 2013.
 
Visiting FLARE artist DOMINIQUE GILLIOT showed A Handle, an Object and
Several Dismissed ideas at the Proxy Gallery from November 1 to November 15, 2013.
 
Visiting FLARE artist SABRINA SOYER showed her sound piece Neighbor in the Night Labor at the Proxy Gallery from November 15 to November 30, 2013.
 
Alum WAKANA KIMURA '11 is in a group show at George J. Doizaki Gallery at The JACCC in Los Angeles November 23 to December 22, 2013.
 
Grad Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON, and alums BRIDGET KANE '12 And CALVIN PHELPS '03 made posters for Margin Release Right curated by Kio Griffith at West LA College Gallery from October 17 to November 7, 2013.
 
Alum EDITH BEAUCAGE '10 is in a group exhibition LA Taste opening March 14, 2014 at the Chinese American Museum.
 
Visiting FLARE artist DOMINIQUE GILLIOT did a performance ESCAPISM,
CINNAMON, ALTERNATE CURRENT AND OTHER FACTS RELATED TO THE ART OF MAGIC at Machine Project on November 23, 2013.
 
Graduate faculty BENJAMIN WEISSMAN and YUTAKA SONE have an exhibition What Every Snowflake Knows in Its Heart at Santa Monica Museum of Art from Nov 21, 2013 to Apr 5, 2014
 
Assembly, 2045 S. La Cienega Blvd, launched Alum JESSE BENSON'S book The Benefit of Friends Collected on Nov 24, 2013.It includes alum artists and writers JESSE BENSON '03, LUIS G. HERNANDEZ '03, MOLLY COREY '01, MATT MACFARLAND '03, STEVEN BANKHEAD '01, JACOB MELCHI '03, TOM NORRIS '02, CHRIS OATEY '06, SAM WATTERS '02, ED GOMEZ '03, OTINO CORSANO '00, and grad faculty RENEE PETROPOULOS.
 
Alum MICHAEL BRUNSWICK'S 07 exhibition at the Gusford gallery was reviewed in LifeinLA by Tasha Moore in November 2013.
 
Highland House presents the group exhibition Hostile Hospitality, curated by Christy Roberts from November 23 to December 21, 2013. Artists include alums MATTHEW CARTER '10 and ALEXANDER KROLL '08.
 
LM Projects produced a special edition bookwork by graduate faculty KORI NEWKIRK called Sometimes Always Perhaps Never. Interwoven throughout are excerpts of informal conversations with alum CHRIS OATEY '06 among others.
 
Alum JESSE BENSON '03 has a solo exhibition Outclassed at Campbell Hall Gallery in Los Angeles from November 21 2013 to January 10 2014.
 
Alum LORENZO HURTADO SEGOVIA '07 has a solo exhibition "Ni tanto que queme al santo, ni tanto que lo lo alumbre"at CB1 Gallery from December 15 2013 to January 26, 2014.