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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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Perri Chasin & Judy Arthur

Judy Arthur is a marketing executive in the film and television industry; she has been Vice President, National Publicity at both PolyGram Films and Orion Pictures, and Director of Original Program Publicity at Home Box Office (HBO), directing campaigns for numerous Academy Award-winning films. Highlights include publicity for Oscar winners Philadelphia, The Silence of the Lambs, Dances With Wolves, One Survivor Remembers, and Gandhi. as well as location publicity in Thailand for The Killing Fields. Ms. Arthur is a founding board member of the Woodstock Film Festival and is on the Advisory Committee of FilmAid International, “Using the power of film to change lives”.

Perri Chasin, MA in Speech/Communication, Queens College, City University of New York; BA in Speech and Language, City College, City University of New York. Ms. Chasin is a broadcast writer/producer and speech and language specialist. She is a former CBS Records International executive, National Celebrity Coordinator for Hands across America and co-producer of the documentary The Story of Hands across America. She has been a writer and producer of television news, entertainment specials, reality series, live events and a critically acclaimed series for public radio.

2015 Fall Session course(s) instructed by Perri Chasin & Judy Arthur:
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