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  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

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Rebecca Chamlee: 2013-14 Faculty Development Grant Report


Excerpt:

Funds for materials to produce Where Stucco Meets Chaparral, an artist’s book that examines seven indigenous plants through botanical and herbarium collection data. The main text focuses on natural history and addresses the dangers facing our fragile native wildlands from prolonged drought, increasing voracious wildfires and urban sprawl.  Bound in three states the 96-page edition of Where Stucco Meets Chaparral will be 100 copies at 6 x 9 x 1 inches.

The Faculty Development Grant amount of $2,500.00 will offset of the cost of paper and materials needed to realize this project.

--Rebecca Chamlee
Communication Arts

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