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New Writing Series Spring 2012, continued.

First-Year MFA Student Presentations, Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 4:30-6:00 p.m., Visual Arts Facility: Performance Space
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Authors are Hiroki Araki-Kawaguchi, Sophia Echavarria, Keith McCleary,  Amanda Martin Sandino,  Benjamin Segal, Cathiana Sylne, Hanna Tawater, and Rachel Taylor.

Directions to the VAF can be found on the New Writing Series webpage, http://literature.ucsd.edu/news-info/new-writing-series/nws-spring2012.html.


2012 Graduate MFA Student Presentations, Wednesday, May 16, 2012, 4:30-6:00 p.m., Visual Arts Facility: Performance Space
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Nikolai Beope, Kara Ford-Martinez, Amy Forrest, K. Lorraine Graham, Ryan Luz, Allie Moreno, and Lester O’Connor, MFA Graduates, invite you to their final presentations.

Directions to the VAF can be found on the New Writing Series webpage, http://literature.ucsd.edu/news-info/new-writing-series/nws-spring2012.html.


Jorge Carrion, Wednesday, May 23, 2012 4:30-6:00 p.m. at the Visual Arts Facility: Performance Space
jcarrion Jorge Carrión is a Spanish writer and critic. He was born in Tarragona but has spent most of his life between Mataró and Barcelona, and has also lived in Argentina and the United States. He holds a doctorate in Humanities from the Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, where he currently lectures on contemporary literature and creative writing. Between 2000 and 2005 he was a member of the editorial council of the now defunct magazine Lateral. From 2006 to 2009 he was co-director of the literary magazine Quimera alongside Juan Trejo and Jaime Rodríguez Z. He has also been literary columnist for the Avui andLa Vanguardia daily newspapers and has published articles and reports in Letras Libres, National Geographic Viajes, Otra Parte, Revista de Occidente and Lonely Planet Magazine and has been the literature critic for the ABCD supplement since 2007. Christine Henseler, among other critics, has studied the relationship between Carrión's books and the Spanish literary movement known as "the mutantes". The work of Carrión has been included in literary anthologies published in Mexico, Spain, Germany, Cuba and Argentina. Some of his works are Los muertos (2010), La brújula (2006), GR-83 (2007), Australia. Un viaje (2008), La piel de La Boca (2008), Crónica de viajes (2009), Norte es Sur. Crónicas americanas (2009), and the essays Viaje contra Espacio. Juan Goytisolo y W.G. Sebald (2009), and Teleshakespeare (2011).

Rodrigo Toscano, Wednesday, May 30, 2012 4:30-6:00 p.m. at the Visual Arts Facility: Performance Space
rtoscano Rodrigo Toscano is the author of To Leveling Swerve, Platform, The Disparities, and Partisans.  His newest book, Collapsible Poetics Theater was a National Poetry Series 2007 winner. His poetry has appeared Best American Poetry 2004, War and Peace (2004 & 2007), in the Criminal's Cabinet: An anthology of poetry and fiction (2004), and in McSweeny’s “Poets Picking Poets”. He was a 2005 recipient of a New York State Fellowship in Poetry. Toscano is also the artistic director and writer for the Collapsible Poetics Theater (CPT).  His polyvocalic pieces, poetics plays, and body-movement poems, have been performed at the Disney Redcat Theater in Los Angeles, Ontological-Hysteric Poet’s Theater Festival, Poet's Theater Jamboree 2007, Links Hall Chicago, and the Yockadot Poetics Theater Festival. His radio pieces have appeared on WPIX FM (New York), KAOS Public Radio Olympia, WFMU, WNYU, and PS.1 Radio. His work has been translated into French, German, Italian, and Catalonian. Toscano is originally from Southern California. He works in Manhattan at the Labor Institute, and lives in Brooklyn.


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