Degree Type

Thesis

Date of Award

2018

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts

Department

English

Major

Creative Writing and Environment

First Advisor

Charissa Menefee

Abstract

This thesis is comprised of essays, short stories, and a screenplay that explore growing up in the upper Midwest. Prefab Modular Homes is a collection of creative nonfiction essays that interrogate the loss of a childhood home. Lake Tilson is a collection of connected short stories exploring the fraught relationship between Teddy Olssen and Jess Koski, two best friends growing up in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Nightgames, a short screenplay, tells the story of Jess and Teddy’s earliest encounter with a school bully.

Copyright Owner

Jenna Mertz

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

File Size

161 pages

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