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    • Bag of Flesh: MFA Thesis 

      Donnelly, Ellen Hathaway
      Bag of Flesh: MFA Thesis is a collection of short stories and poems centered on dysfunctional personalities. Using a range of voices, the book explores issues of identity and selfhood in restrictive societies. By employing ...
    • The Beauty of Molokai'i 

      D'Entremont, Sandra
      The Beauty of Molokai'i combines four diverse elements to explore identity and story through associative language and imagery. These four elements include experimental prose/poetry, surrealistic dream journeys, traditional ...
    • Black Medicine 

      Hoffman, Andrew
      Black Medicine is a novella that combines elements of both the Western genre and the Gothic ghost story. The intention of the tale was to place the claustrophobia of Gothic ghost stories within the open spaces of the Western ...
    • Blade Against the Heart 

      Loomis, James
      An account of the adventures of Luke Muston, a protégé of Italian sword master Vincentio Saviolo, as he tries to find a place for himself in London in 1592. While it follows the pacing and rhythms of historical romance, ...
    • The Boatman of Hades 

      McArthur, Colin J.
      University of Washington Abstract The Boatman of Hades Colin McArthur Chair of the Supervisory Committee: Rebecca Brown Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences—Bothell The Boatman of Hades follows the life of Odis Heathman: ...
    • California Calling 

      Singer-Velush, Natalie
      California Calling is a literary memoir that traces the narrator’s story of crossing over into California from Canada at sixteen and her desire to assimilate into both a place and herself. By asking what it means to be ...
    • Chairs 

      Coville, Denise
      What drives prose if it isn’t the story? Or rather, what is a story? Anton Chekhov’s famous rule of storytelling suggests that a gun should not be included in the first act if it is not going to be fired in the second, but ...
    • The Chirurgeon 

      Boucher, John B.
      "The Chirurgeon" is a collection of poems created via "chirurgy," a new compositional method developed for this volume. Chirurgy employs various procedural and creative writing techniques to produce entirely new poems from ...
    • County 

      Sanders, David Alan
      County is a book that examines relationships and forms myths through careful examination of and conversation with family photographs. The book relies heavily on the passing down of stories from one generation to the next. ...
    • Dieter 

      Light, Lauren Meg
      Dieter is a fictional account how the sins of the father can continue to reverberate for thousands of years. Told from the point of view of Snow, Hazard's (formally known as Dieter) mid-twenties estranged daughter, the ...
    • The Feminology of Spirit 

      Featherly, Lynarra Joan
      The work of the Feminology, in both process and product, is work born out of sifting through, listening and selecting-out from Hegel’s language in the preface to his Phenomenology of Spirit. The Feminology, then, is poetry ...
    • Fourteen 

      Queen, Talena Lachelle
      <italic>Fourteen<italic> takes on difficult topics such as chattel slavery, sexual violence, racism and discrimination. I use music, tangents and a prejudicial preference for the number fourteen as tools to aid my telling. ...
    • Fractured Poetics and Creation 

      Phillips, Billy Solon
      The imaginations is the human being's core intellectual generative power, but is neglected in Western life. Being more important it is also more dangerous than previously realized. Fractured Poetics and Creation is a ...
    • Helene & Writing Abuse, Shame, and Death: A Poetics of Spirit within the Failing Body 

      Gregory, Tracy Jane
      Helene is a cross-genre text through the lens of a young female woman, Helene, that both ruminates on the grief caused by having a female body, specifically one that fails to meet the expectations of others, and pays homage ...
    • HisJazzRaptoMe: Hip Hop Vignettes & Quarter Waters 

      Iniguez, Samuel Aguiar
      HisJazzRaptoMe, is a mixing of genres to create a new form of literature reflective of the true form of Hip Hop. In Hip Hop, there are many elements that comprise such culture: emceeing, graffiti writing, break dancing, ...
    • Images of a Broken World 

      Shrauger, David M.
      Images of a Broken World is a creative thesis and a collection of short stories that explore violence in all of its forms and the destiny of humanity in a world that often rejects its humanity in favor of technology. An ...
    • Love & Courage: Historic Fiction 

      Brown, Susan Marie
      The main section of Love & Courage is a collection of seventeen short fiction stories inspired by gravestone inscriptions found in Scotland, England, and Wales during independent research study abroad travels in 2013; and ...
    • Love Poems to the Poet's Body 

      Sharp, Travis
      This is an abstracted narrative of recuperation. These poems attempt to salvage a body marked by physical and cultural violence. Beginning with a series of "love poems" that address the body as an other, the poems move ...
    • "~" A Mash-Up: A Poetics of Defiance in the Age of the Internet of Everything 

      Mathison, Tiare Louise
      A-Mashup. I borrow this word from the pop/rock music scene where the word `DJ' now refers to someone who has multiple turntables at her fingertips, along with her computer, so she can `mash' the music together. My fingers ...
    • 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 ...