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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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Graduate Writing Contacts

 

Chair: Paul Vangelisti
Telephone: 310-665-6891      Fax: 310-665-6896      Email: pvangel@otis.edu

Assistant Chair: Sarah Shun-lien Bynum
Telephone: 310-846-2572      Fax: 310-665-6896      Email: sbynum@otis.edu

Office Manager: Jacqueline Young
Telephone: 310-665-6892      Fax: 310-665-6896      Email: jyoung@otis.edu

Associate Professor: Peter Gadol
Telephone: 310-846-2555      Email: pgadol@otis.edu

Graduate Writing, Associate Professor: Guy Bennett
Telephone: 310-665-6924      Email: gbennett@otis.edu

 

Mailing Address

Graduate Writing
Otis College of Art and Design
9045 Lincoln Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045