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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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Careers in Toy Design

 

The toy design industry is a great partner to our students. Guidance from leading industry professionals and the use of state-of-the-art technology ensure that student work meets current professional standards. By the time our students graduate, they have a final portfolio displaying unique talents, innovative ideas, and technical skills across a broad range of toy categories: girls' toys and lifestyle products, vehicles, plush, preschool, boys' toys and lifestyle products, action figures, and games.

 

Selected employers include:

Mattel
Hasbro
Fisher-Price
Disney
Jakks Pacific
SpinMaster
Playmates
Uncle Milton
Wild Planet
Bandai
Big Monster Toys
By George!
Funosophy
Funrise
Jada
Lanard
Imperial Toys
Jmp Creative
Kids II
Lego
Pitch
Playhut
Slingshot
Hot Buttered Elves
North American Pet
American Girl
Bradford Exchange
Strottman
Aurora
Bestever
Equity Marketing