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Campus Literary Magazine Celebrates 2003 Issue

“Mosaic” includes short fiction, poetry, photography and other art

(May 20, 2003)

RIVERSIDE, Calif. — The 2003 issue of “Mosaic,” the literary magazine of the University of California, Riverside, will make its debut at a “Print Party” from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 22, in Humanities 1500. It is free and open to the public.

Authors and artists from the issue will be reading and showing their work, including Frances McConnel, William Luvaas and Gary Amdahl. UCR Prof. Emeritus, Stephen Minot, will read the work of the late Michael Ratcliffe.
This party, which is turning into a tradition, is a good place to buy a new copy of the magazine for $5 or to search through back issues from the magazine’s 44-year history.

“We are also looking for enthusiastic staff members to come on board for the creation of Mosaic 2004,” said Jessica Wilson, one of the magazine’s student editors. She said they need students interested in poetry, fiction, non-fiction, art, web design, and layout.

The magazine also has a new website that includes submission guidelines, artwork, history, contact information and some work from past magazines. It is at

Further information is available at 909-787-5027 or via email at



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