MFA 2014

 

Recent Submissions

  • Tier, Benjamin (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014-06)
    Herein contains a collection of my thesis work, consisting of short stories. Each story was written and revised during my time with the University of Tampa MFA in Creative Writing program. As an artist, I seek to explore ...
  • Silvia, Jared (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014-05-15)
    The Chimney is a postmodern literary noir which concerns Davey, a recently un-employed newspaper photographer who is conscripted into the service of an agency that deals in explicit celebrity photographs. Davey endeavors ...
  • Sanger, Katherine (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014-06)
    In the darkness, Cthulhu waits. But not very patiently. Instead, he hangs out in a basement apartment, eating the residents and plotting his return from R'lyeh to the universe we call our own. In these 19 stories, Cthulhu’s ...
  • McFadden, Kevin Louis (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014-06-18)
    Set primarily in the Hudson Valley, this collection of stories features characters struggling with loss, certain death, and the inability to let go or hold on to the things most important to them. Often it is true that our ...
  • McDonough, Conner (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014-05-15)
    Snowdrifts is a collection of short stories centered around the residents of Upstate New York and their lives as they move about their worlds. Thematically, the collection focuses on loss, post-industrial decline, trauma, ...
  • Logan, Kossiwa Kiese Kinshasa Wa (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014-06-19)
  • Lockwood-Fleming, Katherine Bates (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014-06)
    One night Kathy Lockwood comes home to find her father has cut his hand and can only assume he has killed her mother. Her OCD and dysfunctional life lead her to expect the worse – and often that’s what happens. Like an ...
  • Levey-Baker, Cooper (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014-06)
  • Kiger, Travis M. (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014-05-15)
    This thesis is composed of selections from a family memoir that serves three coinciding masters. First, it serves as familial oral history preservation, prompted by a coincidental meeting on an airplane, and probes the ...
  • Isaac, Cheryl Collins (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014-06-05)
    By the time she arrived in the United States in 1996, Cheryl had been a victim of the First Liberian Civil War which was started in 1989 as a coup attempt by rebel leader, Charles Taylor, to overthrow corrupt president, ...
  • Hosek, Don A. (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014-06-19)
    The Archbishop’s Son tells the tale of Emil, an orphan raised in a Catholic orphanage in 1900 Prague. He discovers his mother had been one of the nuns at the orphanage and when he finds her, she tells him that his father ...
  • Holmes, Connor (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014-06-19)
    My Mother Who Teaches Dance is a novel of self-discovery, told alternately from the perspectives of Alby Melvin, a South Florida crime reporter, and Mariposa Fernández-Pérez, a Cuban ex-pat living in Miami with her parents ...
  • Hinton, Shane (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014-06-19)
    RADIO DARK is an examination of the fundamental problems at the heart of all interactions: between people, objects, institutions, and technologies. The main characters, Memphis and Cincinnati, discover their own momentum ...
  • Hereford, Amy (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014)
  • Hardcastle, Michael (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014-05-15)
    A More Foreign Country is a collection of short stories set mostly in Florida that deal with encounters with the uncanny—unusual, sometimes violent, experiences that can make even the familiar and benign seem foreign and ...
  • Grilli, Kat (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014)
  • Fuhrmann, Kari (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014-05-15)
    This collection of short stories uncovers the thoughts and fears of traveling overseas. The stories in this collection are centered on an American point of view centered on traveling through Germany. Some stories focus on ...
  • Dickerson, Susan (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014-06)
    There was house in my old neighborhood with forest green trim on a dark brown exterior. It had a perfectly matching shed and a perfectly matching mailbox and a beautifully manicured lawn that was also perfectly green and ...
  • Carmona, Jose A. (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014-06)
    The work shown here is a compilation of revised poems and new poems written during my ten-day residencies and throughout the semesters taken to complete the MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Florida in Tampa, ...
  • Brown, Phoebe (MFA in Creative Writing, The University of Tampa, 2014-05-15)
    In May 2003, Phoebe’s riding lesson is going as planned until, in a freak accident, the bridle is ripped off the horse’s face. The panicked horse takes off, forcing Phoebe to leap off his back. By October she is admitted ...

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