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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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Campus Activities Board

 

CAB Group Photo Fall 2014

CAB Activities

The student-run Campus Activities Board consists of a group of hard-working students who meet regularly before and during each semester to plan and implement a number of fun and exciting programs and activities on campus. The board is primarily made up of volunteers, and all students are welcome to join.


If you are interested in joining an energetic group of student volunteers who create and plan events on campus for students: APPLY NOW!


Some of the past exciting programs the board has organized include:

  • Bus trips to theme parks
  • Outdoor Laser Tag
  • Food during Finals
  • Outdoor Movies
  • Open Mic Nights
  • Pumpkin Carving
  • Halloween Costume Contest
  • Recognition of Constitution Day
  • Thanksgiving Experience
  • Club Rush Day

For more information on how to become involved, contact Mike Luna, Director of Student Activities at (310) 846-2595 or email studentactivities@otis.edu