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    • The Abstract of the Creative Writing Capstone Project 

      Holmes, Jessica
      This Creative Writing Capstone Project investigates themes of place, memory, the body, and their respective relationship(s) to language. The poems range from short lyric pieces to longer, multi-sectioned meditations. ...
    • The Abstract of the Creative Writing Capstone Project 

      Bresner, Catherine Corbett
      An exploration and critique of aleatoric approaches in the creative process, using language experiments as an umbrella term to explore & discuss chance operations, Oulipo techniques, Surrealist exercises and Charles ...
    • At Sea 

      Moench, Peter (2012-09-13)
    • Believer by Believer 

      Lebo, Kathryn (2012-09-13)
      Believer by Believer is a collection of lyric poems obsessed with descriptive detail and what it can reveal about the whole, enamored with the materials we use to build our lives, and captivated by sensual pleasure and ...
    • Birth Order 

      Haines, Emily Sketch (2013-07-25)
      Poetry Manuscript
    • A Brief History of Florida and Other Stories 

      O'Neill, Morgayne
      A Brief History of Florida and Other Stories is an excerpt from a larger body of work about the life story of a fictional young girl named Katie and her unorthodox and itinerant family.
    • Crossing the Border 

      Chang, Beatrice (2013-07-25)
      A collection of linked stories feature Americans abroad as they set forth on backpacking journey through Central America, serving at a teaching post in rural South Korea, and trekking in the mountains in Morocco. These ...
    • Figure-Maker 

      Wilder, Erika Lauren (2012-09-13)
      A collection of poems.
    • From the Gunwales to the Waterline 

      Vega, Paul Thomas (2012-09-13)
      A young mean leaves home after his brother's death and finds himself negotiating various circles of hell as he tries to re-discover his will to live and the meaning of love and family.
    • "Have you the little chest—to put the alive—in?:” Riddles, Secrets, Spells 

      Stagner, Alison
      Focusing on the minor genre of the riddle, this project analyzes potential intersections between magic, metaphor, and the poetic impulse. Emily Dickinson and Brigit Pegeen Kelly’s works are drawn upon, as are various threads ...
    • MFA Creative Thesis 

      Shields, Rachel Linn
      This creative thesis project includes three main sections, "Curious Incidents in Underwater Research," What to Expect When You're Not Expecting, and Modern Yarns. The first is a mystery story, the second a series of stories ...
    • Narrow Field 

      Colen, Elizabeth Jane (2013-07-25)
      Narrow Field is a lyric examination of historical accounts of feral children and contemporary child abduction stories, as well as a personal account of an unsupervised childhood and how that wildness informs an adult life.
    • On Longing: A Meditation in Two Parts 

      Daniels, Piper Julia (2012-09-13)
      On Longing: A Meditation in Two Parts Piper Daniels A thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Fine Arts University of Washington 2012 Committee: David Shields Shawn Wong ...
    • Out of the Valley 

      Burnet, Jean Michelle (2012-09-13)
      A series of interconnected stories exploring the lives of five siblings growing up amidst a series of desertions in the San Joaquin Valley of California.
    • Poetic Dehiscence: Readings at the ‘Upper Limit’ 

      Streim, Alex
      This essay uses Maurice Merleau-Ponty’s concept of phenomenological ‘deshiscence’ to perform readings of poems that happen at or around Zukofsky’s ‘upper limit.’ ‘Dehiscence,’ for Merleau-Ponty, describes an interface of ...
    • The Purple Vest 

      Hoffman, Katie Ann (2013-07-25)
      Pages 1-44: Poetry written for creative thesis. The Purple Vest. Pages 45-69: Critical essay examining some metaphysical techniques in Elizabeth Bishop's poetry. The conversational technique in poetry, and the expression ...
    • The Rosemary 

      Robbins, Derek
      A collection of poems.
    • "She Should Have Brought A Book To Read": Contemporary Approaches to Ekphrasis 

      Campoy, Adriana
      What does ekphrasis look like in contemporary English-language poetry? Can poems that explicitly mention a work of art but do not employ detailed description as a means to achieve enargeia still be considered ekphrastic? ...
    • The Shore: Stories 

      VandenBos, Nicholas (2012-09-13)
      <bold>The Shore: Stories<bold> Story collection: novella and short stories about life in the contemporary American West.
    • Studies in Prose Poetry: Tate, Carson, and Wenderoth 

      Laubhan, Jonathan (2013-07-25)
      Analysis of three contemporary prose poets, in light of the genre's historical development.