MFA 2016

 

Recent Submissions

  • Wilhelm, Theresa (2016-06-16)
    This manuscript offers a collection of poems that center around the first-person lyric. Interwoven, are themes and the aesthetic techniques that create imagery, and an experience for the reader. The poems are built for ...
  • White, Benjamin (2016-06-16)
    Triggerfish 1-2 is a book-length poem capturing the feverish thoughts of a young Army Lieutenant wounded among a platoon full of dead soldiers. At his side, a PRC-77 radio, with the cord of its handset severed, is strapped ...
  • Wesley-Michel, Diayna (2016-06-16)
    The World We Live In consists of eight short stories that capture the lives of young women and men who attempt to overcome their everyday struggles, everything from a young woman dealing with a menacing preschool student ...
  • Taylor, Hank (2016-06-16)
    Through the Storm is a collection of novellas and short stories that showcase a blend of literary fiction and psychological thriller. Dark stories of love, lust, power and betrayal, the characters find themselves confronted ...
  • Schumacher, Timothy (2016-06-16)
  • Reynolds, Clarence (2016-06-16)
    A collection of 13 short and short, short stories, Grounding Out exposes the pasts and foreshadows the dark futures of its anti-heroes -weakened and disillusioned - but not out of the game, not yet. ‘Turtle Races’ protagonist ...
  • McCabe, Robert (2016-06-16)
    A DISH BEST SERVED COLD & OTHER STORIES focuses on the impact of unspoken secrets, the justifiable and brutal murder of a serial rapist by a small group of his victims, and the supernatural retaliation by the dead man ...
  • Manning, Riley (2016-06-16)
    Invasive Species is a collection of stories that examines the concepts of societal and geographical liminality. These stories follow immigrants, thieves, despondent parents, and entomophobes who are at odds with their ...
  • Ticks 
    Lanoue, Grace (2016-06-16)
    TICKS is an examination of the people who stand on the fringe—an analysis of those that don’t quite belong. The characters are outsiders in their relationships, jobs, families, and society. This collection brings to ...
  • Kirkpatrick, Ian (2016-06-16)
    Dead End Drive examines the human condition through the persuasive tools of desire, greed, and desperation. The main character, Kelly, discovers that some people are willing to trade anything if it means exalting themselves ...
  • Kippola, Gordon (2016-06-16)
    When I Fall Off Love is a collection of poetry that examines our fluid uncertainties of personal identity, memory and relationships, through stories a speaker might tell a friend at a quiet bar (or an equally inebriated ...
  • Howard, Jessica (2016-06-16)
    THE BLESSED MEEK is an exploration of free will versus the sovereignty of the church and those who keep its doctrines. By exposing the lives of Meekness residents, especially preachers’ kids, Will Chance and Alora Ryan, ...
  • Hindus, Silk Jazmyne (2016-06-16)
    Wedding Rings and Pawnshops is a collection of short stories that explores the intimacy of human interactions with a tinge of the magical found within them. The characters are typical people facing atypical complicatio ...
  • Hall, Megan (2016-06-16)
    The View Looking East and Rear Windows recounts the narrative of a life lived in the South. With appearances from Eurydice, Bathsheba and Mr. Clean, the collection intertwines recognizable figures and personal, emotional ...
  • Garms, Eden (2016-06-16)
    My thesis is an exploration of the neurotic human. I looked at its effects on social situations, the personal psyche, and the effects on the seemingly innocent bystander. I tried to approach the idea of neuroticism from ...
  • Engleman, Elizabeth (2016-06-16)
    The Way of the Saints tells the story of three generations of Puerto Rican women: Paula, Isabel, and Lizzy. It is a story of womanhood, spanning from Puerto Rico’s Nationalist movement for Independence against American ...
  • Edwards, Jeffrey (2016-06-16)
    No one said you had to be sane to win the lottery. Popular conspiracy writer Levon Ignatius Helter, aka MOSES67, of Hells Kitchen has just resigned. The government knows too much, the people are apathetic, and his life’s ...
  • Del Rio, Christina (2016-06-16)
    Another Kind of Love is a novel that tells of loss, love and fate as seen through the lives of Ray and Cheyenne—whose love for each other takes them both by surprise. Cheyenne begins her story engaged to Jedidiah, a ...
  • D.C.B. 
    Bolger, Benjamin B. (2016-06-16)
    The work explores events related to the death of Donald C. Bolger. The author and son, Benjamin B. Bolger, reflects on the complex impact of his father’s death.
  • Winter, Gerald Arthur (2016-01-07)
    My novel concerns family conflict. The father, Jack, has lost his wife and son in childbirth. His surviving daughter, Bonnie, is his dead son’s twin. An alcoholic, Jack’s depression over his losses, results in neglecting ...

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