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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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Urgent Care and Local Hospitals

Otis is committed to your health and wellness.  If you need care from a hospital or urgent care, the Office of Student Affairs recommends the following facilities:

 

From Goldsmith Campus - 9045 Lincoln Blvd. & MFA Studios in Culver City

Marina Del Rey Hospital (Emergencies)

4650 Lincoln Blvd.                                   
Marina Del Rey, CA90292
(310) 823-8911
www.marinahospital.com


Concentra Urgent Care

6033 W Century Boulevard Suite 200
Los Angeles, CA90045
(310) 215-1600
http://www.concentraurgentcare.com

Playa Vista Medical Center

6020 Sea Bluff Drive
Playa Vista, CA  90094
(310) 862-0400
http://www.pvmedcenter.com

from Fashion Design, California Market Center, Los Angeles

Good Samaritan Emergency Room

626 Witmar Street
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 977-2420

Good Samaritan Hospital

1225 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90017
(213) 977-2121
http://www.goodsam.org

California Hospital Medical Center

1401 South Grand Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90015
(213) 748-2411
http://www.chmcla.org/index.htm

from MFA Public Practice, Santa Monica

Saint John's Health Center

1328 22nd Street
Santa Monica, CA 90404-2091
Main Number (310) 829-5511
Emergency Number (310) 829-8212
http://www.stjohns.org/default.cfm

Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center

1250 16th St
Santa Monica, CA 90404
(310) 319-4765
http://www.uclahealth.org/homepage_sanmon.cfm?id=265

Information last updated 8/21/2012