The Space Invaders: In Search of Lost Time is available for rental or purchase at Amazon Instant Video, and will be on DVD and Blu-ray soon (with extras a-plenty, fingers crossed). It will also be showing for free California College of the Arts' Timken Auditorium at 1111 8th St. on Saturday, June 1 at 7pm, and it's very much worth seeing on the big screen. Check it out.
Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 by Allison Byers
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 by Jim Norrena
The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards are heralded as the "Oscars of the comics industry." This month CCA's MFA in Comics and Writing and Literature faculty member Justin Hall received an Eisner Award nomination for No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics (Fantagraphics Books, 2013), which he edited.
The publication is nominated in the Best Anthology category. (The publisher, Fantagraphics Books, is the leading publisher with 24 Eisner Award nominations.)
"I'm thrilled to have received an Eisner Award nomination for No Straight Lines," exclaimed Hall. "The Eisners are the most important awards in the American comics industry, and this is a dream come true for me!"
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2013 by Allison Byers
I was moved by Yu Hua’s personal views on copyright violations, an issue that affects writers throughout the world. I was touched especially because this term I am teaching one of his novels (“To Live”) in one of my literature seminars.
Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 by Jim Norrena
Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2013 by Jim Norrena
Ishmael Reed is an internationally renowned, award-winning novelist, poet, playwright, and essayist with more than 25 published books and six plays to his credit.
He's also a visiting scholar in the MFA Program in Writing at California College of the Arts.
Recently, his article "Neo-Classical Republicanism" was published in the New York Times in the Opinion Pages section:
Posted on Monday, February 4, 2013 by Jim Norrena
Dunye, a native of Liberia, has directed such feature films as My Baby's Daddy (Miramax), Stranger Inside (HBO Films), and The Watermelon Woman, which was awarded the Teddy Award at the Berlin International Film Festival in 1996.
Posted on Monday, January 14, 2013 by Jim Norrena
Events are part of the Graduate Studies Symposium
What does narrative mean to architects, artists, critics, designers, scholars, and writers? How can the unfolding of a story communicate, evoke, engage, and captivate audiences?
This exhibition and lecture/performance series explores narrative in a broad range of genres.
Narrative (Inter)actions is a series of performances, lectures, and exhibition that comprise the spring Graduate Studies Symposium at California College of the Arts.
Please join us for these exciting events:
Posted on Sunday, January 6, 2013 by Lindsey Westbrook
So Many Mountains But This One Specifically
Carville Annex Press, 2012
Paperback, 60 pages, $10/$15/$20
This is Junior Clemons's (MFA Writing 2010) first book. For the project he was awarded a Poets & Writers reading grant through the James Irvine Foundation. Alexis Petty (MFA Design 2009) designed the book, and took the photographs that appear in it. It was edited by Sarah Fontaine (MFA Writing 2010) Molly Prentiss (MFA Writing 2010), and Emily Jern-Miller (MFA Writing 2010).
Posted on Friday, December 14, 2012 by Jim Norrena
Humble Pie, Volume 7, the undergraduate literary magazine of California College of the Arts, was released December 2012.
About Humble Pie
The literary journal features fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art. It's made for and by students, many of whom are Writing and Literature majors, but also features the work of other Bay Area undergraduate students.
Posted on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 by Jim Norrena