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    • Sullivan, Valerie (2010-04-28)
      Department: Creative Writing
      A Special Relativity is the story of a family living in Orange County, California. The novella takes place during one summer. Vanden West—beautiful and cruel—has just returned home from college on the East Coast to find ...
    • Moore, Joshua Karunwi; 0000-0001-5371-9236 (2020-08-22)
      Department: Creative Writing
      Striking The Match: Transitioning From Stasis to Agency
    • Reidy, Kiyoko cecelia; 0000-0002-4849-6127 (2022-05-17)
      Department: Creative Writing
      Black Holes & Their Feeding Habits is a collection of poems that centers around themes of addiction, identity, nature, various conceptions of home, and the ubiquitous negotiations between the self and the external world. ...
    • Blue Run 
      Somerville, Mary Flannery (2017-07-13)
      Department: Creative Writing
      My thesis explores landscape and memory as thin places—the meeting places between opposites, particularly between humanity and divinity. My initial poem, “Memory Palace,” both praises the brain’s power and acknowledges ...
    • Novello, Chelsea; 0000-0002-0155-4545 (2021-07-15)
      Department: Creative Writing
      Call Me When You Land is a collection of eight short stories that explore the passage of time, what it means to leave or return home, the feeling of being adrift in the world, and the search for human connection. In “Shelby ...
    • Casey, Lara; 0000-0002-5774-3572 (2022-06-07)
      Department: Creative Writing
      This short fiction collection focuses on people challenged to fully integrate with their settings, as they operate either outside of, or against, new and different spaces. These seven stories explore the unsettling ...
    • McDonough, Maxwell Devin (2017-08-14)
      Department: Creative Writing
      As Herman writes, “The first principle of recovery is the empowerment of the survivor. She must be the author and arbiter of her own recovery.” Egg Harbor’s overall project is to move beyond its traumas by reconstructing ...
    • Lee, Jessica; 0000-0002-4375-7121 (2022-06-09)
      Department: Creative Writing
      First Want begins with this hungry eye and expands outward, circling around questions of desire and convention, gender roles and expectations, perception, the domestic, sexuality, and performance versus authentic experience. ...
    • Carlos, Maria Isabelle; 0000-0002-4296-5818 (2021-07-14)
      Department: Creative Writing
      From the Inventory of Images I Cannot Unsee is a collection of original poetry that explores Asian American diasporic families, intergenerational influences and inheritances, trauma and recovery, queerness, womanhood, and ...
    • Hard Days 
      Mirza, Hassaan; 0000-0002-5941-5193 (2021-07-15)
      Department: Creative Writing
      The stories in this thesis inspect the lives of Pakistani characters as they journey between worlds of differing privileges and social rules both within Pakistan and abroad, and the fragmentations of identity and relationships ...
    • Wakharkar, Pallavi V; 0000-0002-7689-9855 (2022-05-31)
      Department: Creative Writing
      A thesis submitted to the faculty of the Graduate School of Vanderbilt University, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (fiction), this novel excerpt follows ...
    • Kantor, Rebecca; 0000-0003-3318-8671 (2022-06-29)
      Department: Creative Writing
      Imagined Bodies and Other Stories focuses on young girls and women who find themselves in new situations, countries, or bodies that leave them reeling. These five stories examine the generational and everyday violence often ...
    • Parsley, Madelin; 0000-0003-3015-3254 (2020-07-17)
      Department: Creative Writing
      In Disguise is a collection of short stories about people who have been living under strain for a long time. Their stories begin at the unexpected moment when the strain becomes too much: for one character, the leaving of ...
    • Pfister, Derek J. (2017-08-11)
      Department: Creative Writing
      This manuscript of poetry contains three sections. The first section primarily includes poems about family landscapes, relationships, and history. These poems seek to explore past and present settings in order to understand ...
    • Sarnowski, Michael (2009-04-08)
      Department: Creative Writing
      Not Applicable.
    • Stid, Sophia Rosemary (2019-07-26)
      Department: Creative Writing
      This thesis is a poetry manuscript that circles around the concept of lexical gaps in our language: words that we should have but currently lack. I am particularly interested in writing into those gaps from the perspective ...
    • Ketchum, Chris; 0000-0002-4712-8998 (2021-06-08)
      Department: Creative Writing
      Not the Heavens is a collection of original poems that addresses masculinity, sexuality, family, religion, and the environment. While the poems may appear autobiographical in nature, details and characters are liberally ...
    • Devereaux, Cydnee Elina (2019-05-20)
      Department: Creative Writing
      This thesis is a poetry manuscript that explores, through sound, image, and language, the lasting emotional and psychological effects brought about by a family legacy of opiate addiction.
    • Currey, Joanna; 0000-0002-0631-4057 (2020-07-20)
      Department: Creative Writing
      N/A
    • Haney, Daniel James (2016-08-04)
      Department: Creative Writing
      The Junction Box, a collection of poems situated primarily in small Appalachian towns, examines the largely-anonymous and downtrodden locals residing there. This narrative follows a speaker's travels as he investigates and ...