Join Aimee Liu at LitCrawl LA 2014 THIS WEDNESDAY Oct. 22
October 20, 2014If you're in Los Angeles, please come to LitCrawl in North Hollywood this Wednesday evening!
At 8pm Goddard College’s MFA in Creative Writing presents readings by Goddard faculty and alumni of poetry and prose that will transport you to Vietnam, India, Belgrade, and beyond.
Goddard College’s low-residency MFA format offers the best of on-campus and distance education in creative writing, with experienced faculty advisors, rigorous on-campus residencies in either Plainfield, Vermont, or Port Townsend, Washington, and the freedom to study from anywhere on the planet.
5166 Lankershim Blvd
Aimee Liu, Teresa Mei Chuc, Elizabeta Betinski, Lynn Lobban:
Aimee Liu's novels include Flash House, Cloud Mountain, and Face (all Warner Books). Her nonfiction includes Restoring Our Bodies, Reclaiming Our Lives and Gaining: The Truth About Life After Eating Disorders. She also has co-authored more than seven nonfiction books and written numerous articles on medical, psychological, and political topics. She is a past President of PEN USA, and earned her MFA from Bennington College. Aimee now teaches in Goddard College’s MFA program in Creative Writing at Port Townsend, WA. www.aimeeliu.net
Teresa Mei Chuc was born in Saigon, Vietnam and immigrated to the U.S. under political asylum shortly after the Vietnam War. Teresa graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Goddard College. Her poetry appears in journals such as Hypothetical Review, Hawai’i Pacific Review, Kyoto Journal, The Prose-Poem Project, The National Poetry Review, Verse Daily and in anthologies such as With Our Eyes Wide Open: Poems of the New American Century, and Mo’ Joe . Red Thread is her first full-length collection of poetry. Teresa's second collection of poetry is Keeper of the Winds. http://www.tue-wai.com
Lynn Lobban is an actor/singer/playwright who spent 42 years in New York before moving to LA in 2011. She has been on Broadway, sung extensively in cabarets, and done countless television commercials. She is currently a member of LA's Rogue Machine Theatre where her short play, Bit of a Blow had its premiere after a run at the Short and Sweet Festival in both New Zealand and Australia. A happy MFA degree holder from Goddard College, Lynn is currently finishing her memoir, Shitbird, about her experience as the first woman in an all male Dartmouth College fraternity. www.lynnlobban.com
Elizabeta Betinski is a writer and curator, with roots transplanted to Los Angeles from Belgrade, former Yugoslavia. She was a Founder and Director of Overtones Gallery, a contemporary art gallery in Los Angeles from 2003 through 2009. In 2012, Elizabeta graduated with a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from Goddard College and is currently preparing
her first memoir, Tattoo, for publication. Elizabeta founded bardo.L.A., a Los Angeles-based nonprofit arts organization dedicated to fostering international exchange of arts and culture via traveling exhibitions and events. BardoLA will premier its first international exhibition, We Must Risk Delight, at the Venice Biennale in Venice, Italy, in May 2015. www.bardoLA.org