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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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Fine Arts presents the Los Angeles based filmmaker and performer who has exhibited at the Tate Museum in London, the Whitney Museum of American Art, MoMA, The New Museum, ICA in Philadelphia, MOCA, and REDCAT. In 2012 alone, he was in the Whitney Biennale, New Museum Triennial, Gwangju Biennial in South Korea, and the Liverpool Biennial.  Tsang received his BFA at the Art Institute of Chicago and MFA from UCLA.  Much of his work deals with issue of transgender identity.

 

Series open to all, organized by Photography Director Soo Kim.

 

February
11
Lectures
Wu Tsang - Visiting Artist Lecture
11:00AM - 12:15PM The Forum - Ahmanson Building
Open to the Public
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February
11
2014-02-11 11:00 2014-02-11 12:15
Lectures
Wu Tsang - Visiting Artist Lecture
11:00AM - 12:15PM | The Forum - Ahmanson Building
9045 Lincoln Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90405
Open to the Public
Free Icon