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    • Mute Residences 

      Hraban, Allison
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      Mute Residences is a collection of poems that embodies the tension between personal and imagined spaces. The poems tow the line between narrative and lyric, the autobiographical and the fantastic. The collection’s title ...
    • Cellophane Bruise 

      Aichinger, Scott
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      Cellophane Bruise is a collection of poems using the act of speech to examine relationships and questions how the speaker reconciles his private self with his public self. Poems explore themes of grief (e.g., “Three Sketches ...
    • You & Your Red Throat 

      Else Woelber, Aubree
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      You & Your Red Throat is an exploration of more than my personal and writerly obsessions. They are my necessities. Most evident throughout the manuscript is my search for identity and human commonality within what is often ...
    • Night Geese: Selected Poems 

      Kokensparger, Brian Jay
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      A chapbook of selected poetry and an introductory essay, all written by the candidate.
    • Unstable Forces: A Collection of Short Fiction 

      Adams, LeeAnn
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      This collection of flash fiction and short stories focuses on force: such as the unstoppable, the unhealthy, and the unexplainable. In some cases, these forces are external and manifest as moving continents, a wormhole, ...
    • Hydrology 

      Hedrick, Leah
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      Hydrology is a collection of poems. Many of the poems reflect on the author's experiences as a human woman and the spaces she has inhabited: literal and metaphorical, concrete and abstract, real and imagined.|INTRODUCTION|Poetry, ...
    • Heirlooms 

      Sindelar, Nathan
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      Heirlooms is a collection of short prose works written and edited while attending Creighton University’s MFA program. The pieces range in length—some less than one hundred words, none longer than a few pages—and each, the ...
    • Estonian Underground and Other Stories 

      Hermes, Arnulfo Jesus
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      This is a collection of three short stories written during my time at Creighton University’s MFA program. “Estonian Underground” is a coming of age story about two brothers, Daniil and Sasha, who explore an abandoned, ...
    • Long Time Gone 

      Churchill, Robert J. Sr.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      This Master of Fine Arts thesis consists of thirty-six poems on various subjects. Some examine the events that occurred during my thirteen months as a combat engineer in Vietnam from 1969-70. Others reflect upon more ...
    • Monsters on the Map: Poetry in Liminal Spaces 

      Pulsipher, Erin
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      In the middle ages, map makers filled the expanse of ocean between continents with hosts of chimeric creatures. The monsters on these maps were half science, half art. I tend to admire my own versions of these monsters in ...
    • Serpentine and Other Stories 

      Chirdon, Quentin
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      Heidegger’s “being home versus being away from home” dichotomy describes among other things the artist’s place in the contentious relationship between conformity and creativity. The safety and security that comes with a ...
    • The Bindle Stiff and Other Stories 

      Hamel, Christopher
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      The Bindle Stiff and Other Stories is a collection of short fiction. “The Bindle Stiff” is a dusty re-examination of the value we place on human life, set in the Central Plain states in the early 1940’s. The other stories ...
    • Half Way Home 

      Fiedler, Marta
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      Half Way Home is a collection of essays dealing with issues of family, relationships, identity, and surviving trauma. In these essays, the author struggles to make peace with her father’s age and declining health, her ...
    • Whiskey Sour 

      Spears, Meredith Allison
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      Whiskey Sour is a historical novel set during Prohibition in 1924 in Chicago, Bellevue/Omaha, and New York City, following the life of Mia Angela Scalisi, a young, well-known nightclub singer, and her relationships with ...
    • The Highwall Lighthouse and Other Stories 

      Snedeker, Shelby
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      “The Highwall Lighthouse and Other Stories” includes the title story, as well as four other short stories, “The Walk to the Lighthouse,” “Sea of Glass,” “The Siren Show,” and “On Becoming the Sky and Sea”. Readers have ...
    • While Everyone Was Watching 

      Liberatore, Jesse
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2017)
      While Everyone Was Watching is the story of a small Virginia town and the secrets that will shake them.
    • In the Moment 

      Lopez Indrika, Rebecca L.
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      In the Moment is a collection of fiction, poetry, and creative non-fiction encompassing a wide arrange of topics that mostly deal with something happening in a specific moment or time. While not all of the pieces reflect ...
    • Anathema 

      Williams, Matthew Drew
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      Contents|I|Omission, 7. Fisherwoman, 8. Morning Sacrament, 9. Salt Creek, 10. The World, a Needle, 11. Breech, 12. Nebraska, 13. Inlet, 14. Campanile, 15. The Lovers, 16. Low Country, 17. Drifter, 18. The Logician, 19. ...
    • Between Two Trees: A Collection of Short Stories 

      Kafka, Alexandra
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      Between Two Trees: A Collection of Short Stories. I chose to name my thesis after the first story I wrote when I was still in elementary school. It was a little fantasy story about a doorway, an archway formed by two trees, ...
    • On My Growth As A Writer In The MFA Program 

      Caldwell, Matthew
      (Creighton University: Omaha, Nebraska, 2018)
      “Oh my god, why not?” Caroline says. “It’s like someone following you, writing down every detail of everything you ever see. Ever do.”|“Well, that’s the problem,” Bill says. “Every second you stop to read that account ...