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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.


New Videos List


This is a list of videos added to the Otis Library in the last month, and is updated nightly. To change the order in which the videos appear, click on a heading to sort by that field.

Date Added Title Call Number Location Item Type Item#
7/17/15 Los Angeles plays itself [videorecording {Blu-ray)] / writer/director, Thom Anderson. Video AA L6766 [Blu-ray] Video Stacks Video/DVD 68802
7/17/15 Portrait of Jason [videorecording (Blu-ray)] / a film by Shirley Clarke ; a Milestone Film release. Video D H638 P67 [Blu-ray] Video Stacks Video/DVD 68801
7/17/15 Big eyes [videorecording (Blu-ray)] / directed by Tim Burton. Video F B4533 [Blu-ray] Video Stacks Video/DVD 68797
7/17/15 Blood in, blood out [videorecording (DVD)] : Bound by honor / Hollywood Pictures presents in association with Touchwood Pacific Partners ; a Taylor Hackford film. Video F B5659 [DVD] Video Stacks Video/DVD 68795
7/17/15 Invictus [videorecording (DVD)] / Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; in association with Spyglass Entertainment ; a Revelations Entertainment/Man Company production ; a Malpaso production ; screenplay by Anthony Peckham ; produced by Lori McCreary, Robert Lorenz, Mace Neufeld ; directed and produced by Clint Eastwood. Video F I5843 [DVD] Video Stacks Video/DVD 68796
7/17/15 Wadjda [videorecording (Blu-ray + DVD)]/ a Sony Pictures Classics release ; Razor Film in co-production with High Look Group and Rotana Studios, in cooperation with Norddeutscher Rundfunk and Bayerischer Rundfunk ; co-producer, Amr Alkahtani ; produced by Roman Paul, Gerhard Meixner ; written and directed by Haifaa Al Mansour. Video F W2326 [Blu-ray+ DVD] Video Stacks Video/DVD 68798
7/17/15 Riddles of the sphinx [videorecording (DVD)] / production, BFI Production Board ; script and direction, Laura Mulvey & Peter Wollen. Video V M865 R53 [DVD] Video Stacks Video/DVD 62112