Jennifer Caloyeras will be reading from her debut novel, Urban Falcon, on
Monday, April 12
at 3:10-4:20 p.m. in the English Department Seminar Room (E&T A631). Jennifer
is an alumna of the Master's program in English at CSULA.
Falcon deals with a multitude of contemporary teen issues such as peer
pressure, sex and the discovery that parents aren’t perfect. David Poulsen,
author of more than thirty young adult novels says, “Funny, sad, wonderfully
written, and always on-the-money authentic. If there’s a Hall of Fame for
great fictional teenage characters, Evan Falcon should be inducted
Jennifer Caloyeras is a writer and college instructor. She holds an MA in
English (CSULA) and is currently working on her MFA in creative writing with
an emphasis on short fiction. She is a columnist for the Los Feliz Ledger
and a finalist in both Glimmer Train's November 2007 Short Story Award for
New Writers and the 2008 RRofihe Awards as well as an honorable mention in
the New Millennium Writings competition in 2008.
Learn more about the novel and Jennifer at
For more information, call the Cal State L.A. English Department at (323) 343-4140.