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Literary Series

Plan to arrive early for the continuation of this very popular lecture series.  Call (310) 434-4303 for details and more information. Sponsored by the SMC Associates (, SMC Office of Public Programs, and the SMC English Department.  
Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis.

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Patty Seyburn
Perfecta and other Poems of Chance:
A Reading
Patty Seyburn is an Assistant Professor in the English Department at California State University, Long Beach, an award-winning author of four books of poetry, and co-editor of POOL (, a Los Angeles-based journal.
Thu, October 16 | 11:15am | Free | HSS 165

Charles Yu
Some Remarks on the Archaeology
of Fictional Worlds
Charles Yu is the author of the imaginative novel How to Live Safely in the Science Fictional Universe—a New York Times Notable Book—and two short-story collections: Third Class Superhero, which received the National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35 Award, and Sorry Please Thank You.
Thu, November 6 | 11:15am | Free | HSS 165