News | 18 March 2013

Alumna Belle Yang contributes cover art to second issue of Catamaran


“Kite”–a 1997 painting by UC Santa Cruz alumna Belle Yang—is the featured art on the cover of the just released Spring 2013 issue of Catamaran Literary Reader.

This marks the second issue of the new quarterly magazine, based in the Tannery Arts Center in downtown Santa Cruz, which includes a multitude of UCSC alumni and faculty as contributing writers, artists, and staff.

The spring issue features poems from renowned American poet Gary Snyder, plus a personal piece about him from his longtime publisher, Jack Shoemaker.

It also includes fiction from award-winning author Karen Joy Fowler (The Jane Austen Book Club), photos from Dorothea Lange of Japanese internee detainees, and an interview with Jeanne Houston, co-author of the American classic Farewell to Manzanar with her husband, James D. Houston.

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