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    Meazle, Jackson Gardner
    These poems and translations constitute work written between 2011 and 2013. Much of the work is made up of moments written down or perceptions on things around the author. The city and its sounds, visions, and friends are the predominant concerns of t . . .
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    Burgert, Sarah Elizabeth
    / r e v e r e n t i a l / is based in vivid memories of childhood summers past. This collection is a retelling of family histories half imagined, half transcribed. The work highlights a young boy's experience with the beauty in nature, the magic that . . .
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    Blumberg, Vanessa Hemingway
    This collection of short fiction explores the bounds of solitary life and the expectations, joys, and challenges of human relationships. Always at play are fate, luck, and blame, as well as the truly accidental nature of our lives.
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    Boyle, Kathleen Therese
    This is a creative text of poems exploring place, memory, and identity.
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    Brown, Lauren Guza
    This creative work is a novel depicting life in a California desert town and the ways in which the town’s residents are affected by the implementation of a controversial city planning strategy, known as “naked streets.” The concept behind this strateg . . .
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    Spengler, Teo Carla
    This is a collection of fiction and nonfiction pieces and poetry.
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    Panganiban, Conrad A.
    The New American Order is a comedic-drama that explores the question: what would a person give up in order to obtain the American Dream? Beverly Marie-Spencer has attained the American Dream by teaching new United States Citizens how to become “real” . . .
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    Waggoner, Nathaniel John
    This novel tells the stories of Jimmy Sincere, an inspiring rapper, Josie and Phil, a young couple, and Josie’s parents, who escaped from a cult in the ‘80’s. Its themes include friendship, sex, romantic love, ambition, and growing up.
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    Beker, Carson
    Grief Camp is a novel in development about a brief moment in time when Blake (15, girl, angry), Ugly (16, boy, dying), and Brandon (15, boy, clueless) are sent to Grief Camp, a specialized camp for teenagers in mourning. It follows the culture and sub . . .
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    Ewald, Kristina Bay Jeanne
    Cricket Song is set in the 1960s in Paris, Texas. It is narrated by sixteen year-old Thyme Tilley as she comes of age during a time of civil unrest and social intolerance. It’s a story about people-about the messy, beautiful complexities of the lives . . .
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    Carroll, Claudette Yvonne
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    Harris, Philip John
    Pumpkins is a fiction novel using the artistic, poetic, and experimental techniques the author learned while attending San Francisco State University. The novel explores, through a series of flash fiction, lists, and prose poetry, the notion of white . . .
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    Etaat, Shideh
    This is the story of Feyzolah and his granddaughter Samira, a second generation Iranian-American Jew, as she explores the complexities of Iran for the first time. Her journey to Isfahan to find a book her grandfather buried under a fig tree, a book he . . .
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    Ruck, Natacha
    Part cookbook, songbook and travel guide, this autobiographical memoir explores how the world we ingest through our senses shapes who we are; the food we cook and eat, the songs we sing and the streets we walk become part of the narrative fiber of our . . .
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    Ali, Omar Mark
    In the aftermath of Nine-Eleven, as the world struggles to understand those who carried out the attacks, and as the religion o f Islam undergoes scrutiny, a Muslim community in Georgia has recently completed construction on what is considered to be th . . .
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    Widdifield, Mary T.
    Morristown is a historical novel set in that New Jersey town's "Gilded Age" aftermath and the Great Depression. The novel's central characters, Irene, a beauty shop owner for the wealthy and her sister Edna, are part of a large Irish-Catholic family. . . .
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    Jennings, Christopher Scott
    Haunting is a contemporary Southern Gothic ghost novella. After the death of his grandfather, Cory Beaumont, a lifelong medium, returns to his hometown in the suburbs of New Orleans for the funeral and for the selling of his grandfather’s house. There . . .
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    Buchanan, Anhvu Trung
    This collection of poems attempts to explore the fragmented mind as a result of psychological disorders. The poems witness the mind at work when being overtaken by the disorders. Other poems describe the effect the disorders have on people dealing wit . . .
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    Kroll, Chance W.
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    Gross, Anisse-Marie
    Letterheads is a novel about three friends living in a world where there is no money and no jobs; they spend their days together writing letters, making sandwiches and looking for love. The main character begins a correspondence with a girl who raises . . .
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    Kulbeck, Jennifer Ann
    This project is an exploration of relationships and perspectives, employing sound and image to create connections within and between the sometimes synchronized and sometimes disparate elements of our lives: the natural world, interpersonal relationshi . . .
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    Macaraeg, Darah Ramos
    After Crucifixion is a full-length play that follows the life of Jesus of Nazareth after disappearing from his planned crucifixion. The story delves into Jesus’s life as a normal man dealing with the struggles of marriage, disapproving parents and a c . . .
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    Slotwinski, Tiffany Marie
    When Jjeremy Chikalto, heir to the throne of Watico, is visited by an Angel and told that he is God's Vessel, he must face his demons as he navigates his way through friendship, family, and redemption. Jjeremy Chikalto and the Prophecy o f the Vessel . . .
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    This novel is primarily focused around coping with memory erosion. How does a young man cope with losing the memory of a dead lover? How do we move on? How do we engage with life when we know even the important moments will be worn away?
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    Villafana, Adrienne
    Tresdyn Arval dreamt of the sun turning red before it actually happened. Tresdyn soon realizes that her prophetic dreams are telling her than an evil race of shadow creatures called Pimeys are close to breaching the divide separating them from the hum . . .
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    Keuter, Matthew
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    Azevedo, Ellen Marie
    Mal and the Mechanical Dream Girl is a science fiction novel set approximately 50-100 years in the future. It is a retelling of Frankenstein and Pygmalion, in which Mal, a young doctor, has just been suspended from work for killing his first seven pat . . .
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    Manfredi, Adam Samuel
    The Past Perfect is a short story collection made up of nine stories each taking place over individual nights. The protagonist of each story range from age thirteen to nineteen, and, viewed as a whole, the collection can be seen as charting the growth . . .
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    Maan, Bavaneet Kaur
    This thesis is a collection of short stories based on the lives of women in the early 1900’s Punjab. The story of Jashan and Noor travels through the years of their marriage; balancing Noor’s distaste with Jashan’s addiction to alcohol and his PTSD th . . .
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    Tully, Rose Josephine
    Housing is a full movement of part of a novel divided into sections from the point of view of Flossy, who at twenty-one moves from Chicago to San Francisco, and is in search of an apartment on a waitress wage. The work explores themes of origins and w . . .
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    Ho, Carolyn Au Ai
    The Manner With Which is a memoir primarily composed of prose poems, personal essays and prose fragments segmented into smaller chapters that ultimately convey the essence of a novel. The work exists as poetic autobiography and deals with the lyricall . . .
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    Homer, Daniel Leo
    My proposed written creative work for culminating experience is a collection of stories written during my study in the graduate creative writing program. The stories deal with the relationships of fractured families and broken homes, within the cultur . . .
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    Mohan, Nina Ruth
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    Forbing, Jeremy Richard
    Immortal Longings: A Tragedy o f Antony and Cleopatra is a three-act play with singing and movement. Adapted from Shakespeare’s Antony and Cleopatra, this version re-tells the story with a variety of techniques, with each scene using different genre o . . .
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    Suarez, Daniel
    The World’s Forgotten Boy is an exploration of the past hoping to shed light on the present. The poems borrow from popular music, film, photography, the visual arts, and history as a way of framing and contextualizing what a confessional poem can and . . .
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    Jones, Robert Aaron
    Creatures is a novel that explores the tortured intersections of religion, sexuality, and family proximity through Robert, a strict man who manipulates his family to create the mental cover he needs to self-justify. While he engages in hedonism and po . . .
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    Jost, Nicole Elizabeth
    A new full length play. Synopsis: Before she became Secretary DeVos, she was Miss Betsy. A modem political history spectacle like nothing you 've seen before! See Miss Betsy tango with Bernie Sanders, sing along with Orrin Hatch, and juggle with Eliza . . .
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    Lopez, Gina Christine
    A play about love, loss, betrayal, and forgiveness. This play takes place in a mythical town known as the Inland Empire. This town is a very smog infested, hotter than hell, hopeless city. Each character comes to terms with their weakness and personal . . .
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    Sheth, Ami Ashvin
    When Everything Was Alive At Once is a collection of linked stories that traces the lives of a Jain family in Simi Valley back to ancestral and geographic origin. As such, the stories take place in India and America. Through fiction, memoir, essays an . . .
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    Keeler, Emily
    These forty-five works were written over the last ten years while I was studying Creative Writing at California College of the Arts and San Francisco State University. I think they are best experienced like plays or songs—read aloud. As to their theme . . .
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    Harris, Joshua Alexander Hamlin
    Cecil is a novel that explores the themes of alienation, microbial health, and posthumanism.
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    Reese, Robert Ricardo
    The collection of poetry, Geumgangsan, deals with the poet-speaker wrestling with his identity as an offspring of an African-American soldier and a Korean woman. Utilizing a combination of memory, persona, and nature poems, the poet-speaker presents t . . .
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    Znidarsic, Jean Marie
    Green is a novel about the green man, a mythical being who resides in the forest. He takes the form of Ted, a scruffy character living at Prairie Cross, a run down estate in the Midwest. The novel follows his relationship with Cleo Storm, a horticultu . . .
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    O'Rourke, Kelly Ann
    This work of fifty poems consists of the following: free verse poems related to themes of gender roles, family and place; formally structured poems; persona poems related to religious themes; and cento poems based on earlier published poems and musica . . .
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    Pelletier, Joshua Michael
    Short Stories: A Collection is a collection of short stories about couples—couples in which one partner desires something or has an ambition for something that he or she thinks will be better than the stasis of the relationship. But these characters f . . .
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    Martin, Steven Ray
    The Opulent Squid is a work that combines several different styles of writing including, but not limited to, prose poetry, folk tales, email correspondence, blog entries, and descriptions of symphonic works and stage shows. The work is presented throu . . .
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    Moos, Kristi Lynn
    This collection of poems is a study of the changing landscapes of Oakland, California from pre-European contact to the industrialization and urbanization of space in the 20th century. Particular focus is paid to the construction of the Grove Shafter f . . .
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    Van Sant, Phillip Kyle
    A Much Older, Better Man Than I is the story of a man living in constant mental struggle between what his biology tells him to do and what he feels to be morally correct. Between family/sibling struggles, romantic relationships and job stress, he begi . . .
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    Liebig, David Richard
    This is a short story collection that asks more than it answers. Does youth come prepackaged with alienation? Is escaping reality a comfort or a curse? How does the human soul navigate this vortex of time, money, technology, and nature? These works of . . .
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    Carter, Sarah Dodd
    A novel exploring love, grief, motherhood, family, coping, and moving on. Set in Vermont, it follows a widow and mother who has devoted her life to her son and is facing his departure for college, and a woman who has moved to Vermont from New York Cit . . .