Recent Submissions

  • —WEYOUI— 

    Babb, Jacquelyn
    [artist statement] WEYOUI want for words words written/uttered by others words forged/apparating in our own minds/mouths words clutched carefully/vehemently to validate, to soothe, to encourage words connecting us across ...
  • Unloader: How Wal-Mart Saved My Life 

    Griggs, Donna Lynne
    Unloader: How Wal-Mart Saved My Life is a self-reflective journey through loss, trauma, identity, and the significance of self-worth. This revealing memoir challenges the definitions of love and family as it expounds the ...
  • A Perfect Circle Rimmed With Gold 

    Siciliano, Samantha
    In Virginia Woolf’s essay on the Victorian phantom known as the Angel in the House (borrowed from Coventry Patmore’s poem celebrating domestic bliss) she wrote, “It is far harder to kill a phantom than a reality.” A Perfect ...
  • Unbound 

    Cortez, Cristina
    In the process of writing this memoir, I engaged with the following questions: How did the perceptions of family members, friends, and teachers, shape my earliest self-perceptions? 2. How did these points of view help or ...
  • The Streets Around Here Tell You Exactly Where You Are 

    Hogan, Dylan
    This is a series of reflections on pain, meaning making, memory, the body, and God. Through an exploration of significant personal encounter and the ways it intersects with global or distant calamity, I ask questions about ...
  • To the Moon I go and Other Stories 

    Nair, Subha Purushothaman
    What an astronomer or a physicist imagines is not what an astronaut or a spacecraft finds. All prominent astronomers including Aryabhata, Brahe, Kepler, and Galileo were astrologers too as at the time, astrology was a ...
  • Blueprint 

    Treado, Jennifer
    Blueprint is a set of 57 cards comprised of four different writing forms/constraints (erasure poetry, micro essay, short story, and freewriting) inspired by the author’s original Tarot deck. These 57 cards, their faces a ...
  • Black Lake 

    Lybeck, Amanda
    Black Lake lives as a creative non-fiction essay, chapbook of poetry and video installation art piece, meditating on grief, loss, and the tenth anniversary of my father’s suicide. Born from a collection of poems, the works ...
  • Near Before and After 

    Oppegard, Katelyn
    How can you live in the present when the present is dead? Often travel writing centers itself around the belief that positioning yourself in foreign environments is the disconnect necessary to connect—connect with the ...
  • Soul of Zelda: A Memoir of an Ephemeral Being 

    Kopitch, Mitchell
    Hybrid document of memoir and fiction concerning fantasy, video games, and the ways in which game design nuance can be found in every day life. Particular attention is put on The Legend of Zelda from 1986, the first 3D ...
  • Excerpt from the Dakopeta Project 

    McCarthy, Thomas
    The following Excerpt from the Dakopeta Project is a purely auditory experience for reasons that are further gone into in the project’s Statement of Work on the following pages. What the whole project attempts to achieve, ...
  • A Nursery Rhyme from Another Summer 

    Thorlin, September Leigh
    Abstract: This thesis was written as an experimental memoir on abuse and recovery. It explores these topics through poetry, prose, and experimental non-fiction.
  • Why Are We Doing This? Oh That's Right Rock N' Roll, and Love, and Drugs, and Especially Best Friends! Let's Live Forever A Novella – Live. Smoke. Try Again. A Feature Film – If Not This 

    Bugni, Corbin Louis
    Why Are We Doing This? Oh That’s Right Rock N’ Roll, and Love, and Drugs, and Especially Best Friends! Let’s Live Forever. is a two part collection including the novella Live. Smoke. Try Again. and the feature film If Not ...
  • The Anatomical Grip 

    Cabello, Yohandra
    Enhanced Agent Brynn’s effectiveness is questioned when a mission fails. Tormented by PTSD and family secrets, she must continue to carry out her job as a spy while battling an addiction to the drug that keeps her body ...
  • Manor of Memory 

    McCarthy, Nicole
    Memory begins in neurons, racing back and forth from the hippocampus to the cortex of the brain. This book explores how malleable and unreliable memory can be; how it manifests in the body: mentally, physically, emotionally; ...
  • POST 

    Hurtado, Amanda Lovisa
    POST is a book of poems in three sections that explore many different spatial and temporal aspects of the post especially as they relate to borders and boundaries that mark openings onto landscape and into the earth—from ...
  • This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things 

    Fox, Terrell
    This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things is an experimental memoir about one Marine officer's experiences in Iraq and Afghanistan. It weaves together journal entries, short stories, and private reflections in an interrogation ...
  • Freedom to Fracture: Universal Human Rights as a Security Threat to a Multi-ethnic Russian Federation 

    Baker, Celia Anne
    This paper explores universal human rights as a security threat, as identified by the Russian Federation in security doctrines created during Putin’s third presidential term. Unlike other analyses of Russian security ...
  • No Lost Generations: Refugee children and their human right to education, from the Holocaust to the Syrian Civil War 

    Warner, Jessica Nicole
    International law protects the right to education for refugee children, as is stated in multiple treaties and documents, such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948), the Convention Relating to the Status of ...
  • On My Mind 

    Shaw, Carol Anderson
    University of Washington Abstract On My Mind Carol Anderson Shaw Chair of the Supervisory Committee: Assistant Professor Sarah Dowling School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Science On My Mind engages with complex issues of ...

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