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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.

  • Exquisite Beauty is the first retrospective and publication to document the eye-dazzling ceramics created by Ralph Bacerra (1938–2008), a Los Angeles–based artist known for his innovative approach to surface embellishment. Curated by Jo Lauria, the exhibition features more than ninety of the artist’s finest pieces—dramatic, highly decorated vessels and sculptures that have never before been the focus of a major exhibition or publication.

  • Opening Reception for Ralph Bacerra: Exquisite Beauty

  • 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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Step-By-Step Instructions for Importing Content into O-Space CMS

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Go to O-Space.

Log into O-Space

  • Select current course under gray heading "My Courses"
  • Select "Settings" tab
  • Select "Import" on left menu bar under Administration
  • Scroll through list of previous courses
  • Select the course you wish to import content from
  • Click once in the square next to the items you wish to import

For posts, look under "Title"

  • Click once in the square next to the items you wish to import under "Posts" 
  • Select the circle for "Top Post" or "All Posts"

Note: "Top Post Only" imports the first post only. "All Posts" will import the original post and all replies to that post.

  • After you have made your selections, scroll down the bottom of the webpage and select "Import"
  • You will return to the "Notifications" tab of your current course
  • Select the "Posts" tab
  • Content imported will have a folder with a whiste asterick next to the post title
  • You can select the post and change any settings you wish by selecting "Settings" on the right of the gray bar

Note: There is the option to MERGE your enrollment! Make sure you are careful only to select that checkbox if you truly wish to merge your classes together.