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  • [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 ...
  • [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 ...
  • [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 ...
  • [2011-08-19] In the Clothes of Others 

    Krohn-Bourgeois, Jennifer
    In the Clothes of Others is a collection of poems that begins with a nontraditional evocation of the muses and is followed by three different sections of poems. The thirteen poems in first section deal with how we use ...
  • [2014-07-12] Jiggs and Other Stories 

    Jones, Vondell
    Jiggs and Other Stories represent a diverse sampling of my work as a UNM graduate student and a writer of fiction. The works presented here are a pastiche of genres that include magical realism, tragedy, absurdist fiction, ...
  • [2011-08-31] The Magical Mystery Donkey Tour 

    DuPertuis, Lucy Gwyn
    This creative non-fiction dissertation consists of a travel memoir written while I was enrolled in the Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. It incorporates many ...
  • [2014-09-12] Mommy Maladies 

    Vigil, Nicole
    An ambivalent mother takes a retrospective look at the costs and consequences of choosing to be a mother.
  • [2013-07-11] Morning Rituals 

    Hickey, Nora
    A collection of poetry exploring identity and emotion in imagined and real settings.
  • [2010-09-10] Motherland 

    Morelli, Emily
    Motherland is a three-part collection of poetry. The first part, “Foreign,” contains poems about Portugal and Brazil. The poems reflect historic events and personal observations. In the context of the collection, they serve ...
  • [2011-08-17] Nothing Free 

    Santillanes, Valerie
    This is a multi-generational story of a family in a centuries-old New Mexico community undergoing wrenching change as it is forced into the modern world. The focus is on three sisters and how they and their loved ones ...
  • [2014-09-12] Nuclear Family 

    Bannerman, Ty
    This dissertation explores nuclear history in New Mexico in the context of how it affected the lives of those who were ancillary to the bomb itself and its repercussions. I use my own family as a lens to explore the issues ...
  • [2011-08-17] On Unstable Ground: A Journey in Time, Memory, and Place 

    Beer, Molly
    On Unstable Ground is the story of the two years I spent trying to understand and navigate El Salvador—both as a place and a history. This is not, however, a memoir, per se. Rather, it is a history told through personal ...
  • [2011-08-17] The Paper-Haired God 

    Boat, Chris
    This dissertation consists of a novella entitled The Paper Haired God. It is the story of a man named Jason who one day (after dropping his wife Akiko off at the airport to visit friends) decides to crawl into the cabinet ...
  • [2011-08-17] Paydazed and a Song for Shenandoah 

    Vargas, Richard R.
    My dissertation consists of poetry and two non-fiction essays written during my enrollment in the Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts program at the University of New Mexico. The manuscript begins with an essay detailing ...
  • [2014-07-12] Persons Unknown 

    Dolan, Ben
    In this memoir, I attempted to understand and rectify my own religious upbringing, my teenage addiction to pornography, and the love of literature I discovered in college with my conversion to Orthodox Christianity in my ...
  • [2012-08-28] The Plight of Rudy "Gordo" Sanchez and Other Short Stories 

    Rubalcava-Talamantes, David Andrew
    “The Plight of Rudy “Gordo” Sanchez and Other Short Stories” is a collection of one novella and nine short stories dealing with a broad range of themes like borders, immigration, race, sex, sexuality, violence, religion, ...
  • [2011-08-31] The Random Occurrence of Parallel Acts 

    Rickert, Linda
    The essays held in this collection when viewed as a whole illustrate the destructive repetitive acts of four generations of addiction and how these acts influenced each coming generation. They also demonstrate the inability ...