Living Writers: Tonya Foster: California College of the Arts

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Living Writers: Tonya Foster: California College of the Arts

October 15, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

| Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206 | Free

tonya fosterTonya Foster
California College of the Arts

Tonya M. Foster is the author of A Swarm of Bees in High Court and coeditor of Third Mind: Creative Writing through Visual Art. Her writing and research focus on ideas of place and emplacement, and on intersections between the visual and the written. Her poetry, prose, and essays have appeared in CallalooTripwireboundary2, MiPOESIAS, NY Arts MagazineNYFA Arts Quarterly, the Poetry Project Newsletter, and elsewhere. A graduate of The New Orleans Center for Creative Arts, Tulane University, and the University of Houston, she is completing a dissertation in the PhD Program in English at the Graduate Center, CUNY. She is an Assistant Professor of Writing & Literature at California College of the Arts.

 


 

Fall 2015 Living Writers Series:

Creative Work & Critical Play

Thursdays, 6:00-7:45 PM
Humanities Lecture Hall, 206

Creative Work & Critical Play features contemporary writers and artists who expose and explore the space between critical discourse and the creative imagination. Through the work of making art and the play in ideation, they mine issues of race, sexuality, gender, and class through several genres and media, to include poetry, fiction, critical prose, performance, sonic and visual art, memoir, as well as hybrid forms.

October 8: CA Conrad: The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage
October 15: Tonya Foster: California College of the Arts
October 22: John Keene: Rutgers University, Newark
October 29: Ronaldo V. Wilson: University of California, Santa Cruz
November 5: Student Reading
November 12: Al Young: California Poet Laureate, Emeritus
November 19: Juliana Spahr: Mills College & Jasper Bernes: University of California, Berkeley
December 3: Claudia Rankine: University of Southern California

Details

Date:
October 15, 2015
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
http://creativewriting.ucsc.edu

Venue

Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206
UCSC Humanities Lecture Hall, 1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95064 United States
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Phone:
831.459.5655
Website:
http://ihr.ucsc.edu/directions/

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