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  • [2011-08-17] Across Water 

    Kirk, Nari
    This dissertation is a collection of essays that examines the author’s coming-of-age in terms of religion, race, gender, and family. Using a combination of personal experience, reflection on this experience, and outside ...
  • [2014-09-12] Animal People 

    Golmassian, Sabrina
    Billions of animals are killed every year based on this ethical premise: Animals are lower than humans on some abstract moral scale, and they can therefore be considered property. However, a growing percentage of compassionate ...
  • [2011-08-19] At the Rim of Vision 

    Unruh, Melanie
    This novel follows the lives of two protagonists, Daphne and Emily Ellis. Though their narratives are separated by 30 years, both young women must face difficult decisions as pregnant teenagers. As Daphne struggles to ...
  • [2014-09-15] BACK 2 LIFE 

    Gutierrez, Donna
    Back 2 Life is a collection of novellas featuring a woman named Vennie Rodriguez and her two adult daughters, Socs and Sara. The woman owns a struggling beauty shop in Albuquerque's South Valley, and one day, she uncovers ...
  • [2013-07-11] Before You Become Improbable 

    DePascal, Nick
    Before You Become Improbable is a poetry collection that tackles issues as various as marriage, parenting, death, art, illness, and the workplace, using a mixture of formal and experimental poetry. The collection eschews ...
  • [2013-07-02] The Black Acres 

    Arning, Bonnie
    A creative exploration into relationships: relationships with the self, with others, and with the world.
  • [2010-06-25] Blood Heist 

    Darling, Dan
    A novel of fiction. John Stick, along with his two best friends, Spartacus Rex and Leon Flowers, rob a blood bank with the intent to sell the blood in Mexico. On the way, the ice cream truck that they have converted to ...
  • [2015-06-24] Canaries 

    MacClyment, Logan
    A collection of fictional short stories and screenwriting, dealing with characters who, besieged by sickness, denial, and uncertainty, try desperately to keep their heads above water. These are stories marked by sadness ...
  • [2012-07-06] Close, A Family Memoir 

    Tannen, Elizabeth
    This manuscript braids together two narratives. One is about my immediate family: my father had three boys—my older brothers—with his first wife, who died, after two years of illness, when my brothers were young. I am his ...
  • [2011-08-17] Contraband 

    Sanchez, Erika
    This dissertation consists of a poetry manuscript that primarily explores themes of class, sexuality, gender, race and ethnicity. The collection is divided into three sections. The first addresses the coming of age of ...
  • [2013-07-11] The Cull 

    Coffey, Laurel
    The Cull concerns newlyweds who move to rural Tennessee, where the husband has accepted a position as the resident physician for a small town called Sawyer. The long-time physician for the town has retired under duress and ...
  • [2015-09-01] A Currency of Birds 

    Burns, Lucy
    This collection of poetry narrates the experience of woman who has arrived in a desert city without memory of her arrival or her past. The poems explore presence through absence, loss, longing, fragmentation, and the ...
  • [2011-08-17] Dollo & Me (Aftermath with Permutations) and The Relenting 

    Gill, Lisa
    This dissertation is comprised of two parts. The first is called “Dollo & Me (Aftermath with Permutations)” and is an unconventional and nonlinear memoir addressing the aftermath of violence and the changes that are required ...
  • [2013-01-30] Domain of the Marvelous 

    Andersen, Anastasia
    The Domain of the Marvelous is a three-part collection of poetry. The first part, “The Encounter of the Umbrella,” contains poems told as if dream stories, happening outside the realm of an identifiable speaker. Strangeness ...
  • [2015-06-26] Exoskeletons 

    Sheesley, Sarah
    This collection of creative nonfiction includes reflective personal essays in three parts. The first part deals loosely with my efforts to assert, define, and interrogate my sense of identity dealing primarily with ...
  • [2012-07-05] A Falling Sky: A Novel 

    Raab-Faber, Richard
    In the days following the attacks of September 11th, 2001, writers of fiction and non-fiction, poets, and screenwriters struggled with how and when to put to use their craft as a way to, not only express their feelings ...
  • [2015-06-25] Fishers of Men 

    Noltemeyer, Michael
    My novel, Fishers of Men, is a historical fiction account in which 23-year-old Henry Fisher, a present-day medical student, explores the urban legends surrounding the abandoned Waverly Hills Sanatorium in Louisville, ...
  • [2011-08-31] For the Lost 

    Cutler, Carrie
    The stories of students and children who are the victims of child abuse rarely intersect in published works for a variety of reasons, including a lasting social stigma which constitutes the child and adult as suspect, ...
  • [2014-09-12] The Great Green Wall 

    Pelletier, Catherine
    The Great Green Wall is a novel that explores story-telling, memory, identity, and family connections. The novel centers around a young woman named Greta and her relationship with her younger, troubled brother. Greta’s ...
  • [2015-01-28] The Hat 

    Minkin, Katherine
    The Hat is a story about a young woman, Allison, an art teacher in Albuquerque, who goes to Chicago around the winter holidays for the funeral of her stepfather Vince, who has died suddenly of a stroke. Adding to the tension ...