Recent Submissions

  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • A[not]her Nature 

    Taylor-Hough, Deborah Lynne
    A[not]her Nature is a collection of collage poems (centos) written in response to environmental issues. The language in many of these poems is drawn from, or responds to, seminal works of nature writing in an attempt to ...
  • 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 ...
  • Self Taut 

    Carson, Andrew
    What do you do when you aren’t yourself? Self Taut is a collection of poetry and drawings in four parts explores the interstices of self-awareness. Through rhythmic and lyrical movements, emotions reveal themselves in ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • We/Me 

    Young, Kaitlin
    University of Washington Abstract We/Me Kaitlin Young Chair of the Supervisory Committee: Assistant Professor, Amaranth Borsuk School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences We/Me uses hand-stitched poems to explore how ...
  • The Tuck 

    Burland, Benjamin de L'isle
    “There is no place for fear in this new world of ours, Mr. Peck. It can only hurt you, be used against you. I’m sure you see this; understand it better than I do. The question is: are you ready to feel better? To be ...
  • Stand-To 

    Prichard, Gregory Scott
    Stand-To is an autobiographical piece composed of prose, poetry, and artwork. It reflects a soldier’s story during the Iraq war. The work also examines the effects of war on the soldier, their families and the people of ...

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