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Sunday, April 14 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Fiction: Calamity and Chaos - Conversation 2012 - REQUIRES TICKET

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Where chaos reigns, drama flourishes. Join Kathryn Davis, Leland de la Durantaye, Abbi Geni and Jordy Rosenberg for a discussion of crafting down-to-earth characters caught in outsized situations. 

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Doug Dutton

Professor Dutton, (BA English Literature, BA Music, UCSB, MA Music Composition, UC Berkeley), has taught at Los Angeles City College since 1975. In addition to his work at LACC, Dutton has taught theory, music analysis, composition, and ear-training at The Colburn Conservatory of... Read More →

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Leland de la Durantaye

Leland de la Durantaye lives in Los Angeles, where he is a professor of comparative literature at the Claremont Colleges. His journalism and criticism have appeared in The New York Times, The London Review of Books, Bookforum, Artforum, The Believer, Cabinet, and others. De la Durantaye... Read More →
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Abby Geni

Abby Geni is the Chicago-based author of "The Lightkeepers," winner of the 2016 Barnes & Noble Discover Award and the inaugural Chicago Review of Books Awards, and "The Last Animal," an Indies Introduce Debut Writers Selection and finalist for the Orion Book Award. Her latest novel... Read More →
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Jordy Rosenberg

Jordy Rosenberg is a transgender writer and scholar. His debut novel, "Confessions of the Fox," was named one of the best books of 2018 by The New Yorker, HuffPost, and Kirkus Reviews. He is an associate professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he teaches eighteenth-century... Read More →


Sunday April 14, 2019 11:30am - 12:30pm
Hoffman Hall, Signing Area 1

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