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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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Khoi Vinh

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 Khoi Vinh (Communication Arts, ’93) is the former art director for NYTimes.com (www.nytimes.com), the industry-leading news site. He was born in Saigon, Viet Nam, and immigrated to the United States with his family in 1975.

He grew up in Gaithersburg, Maryland, and headed west to attend Otis. Focusing initially on illustration, he decided to pursue graphic design by his senior year. He worked as a print designer before moving to New York in 1998 and dedicating himself to interactive media design. Khoi was a founding partner at the groundbreaking design studio Behavior LLC (www.behaviordesign.com), where he worked with such clients as The Onion, ResortQuest, Smithsonian, and HBO. After four successful years, he became the Design Director of NYTimes.com.

He serves on the board of directors for the New York chapter of AIGA. His design team created the Web pages (at left) to honor the solemn memory of the fifth anniversary of Sept 11.

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