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  • Electronic theses submitted by graduates of the University of Tampa Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Department

Recent Submissions

  • Ebanks, Ashley (2017-01-05)
  • Talley, Samantha (2017-06-15)
    Hell Is Empty reinterprets Arthurian myths by setting them in the world of drug cartels. The title originates from The Tempest, a play often analyzed through a postcolonial lens. In Hell Is Empty, different narrators ...
  • Santiago, Elializ (2017-06-15)
    Glossed-Over Moments is a collection of seven stories that examine the lives of multi-cultural characters. The unique landscapes of obscure towns run through vivid snapshots of the 90’s to the ever-changing surroundings ...
  • Russo, Gianna (2017-06-15)
    How do we love home when home includes ugliness? Can we treasure a place whose history, values and politics have supported injustice and suffering? And if those societal wrongs are still evident today—then what? Florida ...
  • Rosengrant, Vanessa (2017-06-15)
    The following essays explores the construction of identity and the clash of the expectations of adulthood with its realities. The essays use a dry, humorous tone to showcase the relationships between people and the ...
  • Riviere, Hayley (2017-06-15)
    In Love and Cells: an infertility memoir, Hayley Riviere reveals she always had a gut-instinct that she’d have difficulty getting pregnant, despite doctors reassuring her otherwise. Once married, she discovers she had ...
  • Medrano, Oscar (2017-06-15)
  • Kiely, Deborah (2017-06-15)
    The poems are intentionally accessible and holding at their core observations or concerns that are meant to be meaningful to the reader. Topics are drawn from an experienced life; work in corporate America, the domestic ...
  • Johnson, Brianna (2017-06-15)
    Black-Woman: and other stories, a twelve story collection, provides a glimpse into the lives of various black Americans as they navigate such issues as loneliness, adulthood, and desire. Told from a variety of perspectives ...
  • Hooks, Christopher (2017-06-15)
    Is Jeffers an Alligator Zoo Park magician or the Messiah? “Jeffers – Master Magician” is the story of two friends who live unapologetically on the edge of poverty in the rugged, un-decorous part of the South. Jimmy, a ...
  • Hoeft, Kendall (2017-06-15)
    How to Match the Sky is a collection of poetry focusing on the struggle between freedom and control through an examination of familial expectations and social norms. These poems question cultural boundaries and racial ...
  • Hite, N'Neka (2017-06-15)
  • Carlson, Zoe Brittany (2017-06-15)
    House of Ash is a novel of fiction that follows Ana, a young vampire duchess living in Florida who is torn between her unhappy marriage, her familial expectations, political allegiances, and the stirrings of war. She ...
  • Berry, Steven (2017-06-15)
    Afterlight is a modular work which utilizes 17 found artifacts from a collection of many objects discovered by the author. The author functions as a curator, presenting these artifacts to the reader. At the core of the ...
  • Araujo, Camile (2017-06-15)
    Samantha DeLuna is a Dade-County Homicide Detective who watches her own body enter an ambulance on a stretcher. While she fights for her life in the present time, Hell Is a Strip with Neon Lights recounts the three and ...
  • McGuire, Holly (2017-01-05)
    By the cycle 2030, safe human cloning was not only possible but viable. Within thirty cycles, two million human clones were introduced into the population. Due to major flaws, The World Peace and Health Accords of 2060, ...
  • Weber, Michael Ryan (2017-01-05)
    Instincts of My Own explores how family, friendship, and love irrefutably shape the present-day perception of self. The poems wind in and out of actual and imagined space, which is determined by the demands and restrictions ...
  • Syarikin, Ninie (2017-01-05)
    "Cultural Diplomacy, A Creative Mind" is a collection of cross-genre writings, that features poetry, fiction and creative nonfiction. Not only is it a product of creativity and imagination, it is also a deeply extensive ...
  • Stramella, Donna (2017-01-05)
    Women I Have Known is a collection of intimate portraits of six dissimilar women. Although they have distinctive life experiences, they are alike in the fears they face and the joys they seek. Some speak more passionately ...
  • Starling, Amanda (2017-01-05)
    The Ditch Between is a collection of ten short stories set mostly in the seedy fictional city of Renton, Florida. Each story showcases multi-dimensional characters and their journeys from innocence to experience, focusing ...

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