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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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Admissions Events

We invite you to contact us anytime to take a tour of the campus, speak with an admissions counselor, or chat with any of us over the phone about admission to Otis. There are lots of other ways to discover Otis. Check out our upcoming events, below, or visit National Portfolio Day site.


Undergraduate Open House 2014

Undergraduate Open House

November 1, 2014 1-4 pm

Visit the campus, get advice on your portfolio, speak to faculty members and students, and learn about financing your education. See Calendar Event.
 

CHECK-IN BEGINS AT 12:30

WORKSHOPS

1:00 – 1:45
Financing Your Education
Center for Creative Professions: Create Your Future

2:00 – 2:45
Housing Options: Making a Good Fit

3:00 – 3:45
Preparing to Transfer to Otis
Applying to Otis: It’s Easy!

PORTFOLIO REVIEWS

1:00 – 4:00
Bring samples of your artwork for feedback from Otis faculty

SELF GUIDED TOURS

1:00 – 4:00
Maps available at the check-in table

MEET THE FACULTY

1:00 – 4:00
Faculty and Admissions counselors will answer questions about Otis’ majors

Register now for the Open House 2014

If you can't make it to the Open House, you can still take a campus tour Monday through Friday at 2pm.

 

 

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