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Theses/Dissertations from 2015

In a Place Like This, Chase Cline


Refuge Bay: a Novel, Sandra J. D'Ascensao

Sleeping Through the Earthquake, Lauren M. Davis


The Miraculous Flight of Owen Leach, Jennifer Dupree

An Orderly Riot, Heather Kristin Hummel Ecke

Flight Patterns of the Antiheroine: From the Writing Sangha to First Memoir, Chelsey Everest


De Gustibus non Disputandum Est, William Henry Ferguson Jr.

What the Cat Dragged In, Elaine R. Flory

Afterimage: An Excerpt, Sarah R. Flynn

Aperture Settings and other Stories, Bobbie Ford


Grace, Trees, and Getting on My Knees: A Memoir about the Beginning of My Recovery, Kateri Patrice Hall


Via Selected Poetry, 2013-2015, Brady Thomas Kamphenkel


The Healing Power of Horses: On Riding, Writing & Grieving, Cathy La Forge


Her Name is Quintana Roo: Essays, Poetry, Memoir, Linda Q. Lambert

Meandering Horizons, Kathryn M. Lee

Elements of Exile: Book One of the Untraveled World, D.R. Letourneau


No Invented Mystery, Blake Love

Small Scenes with Snow: Stories & Essays, Anya Banasik Mali

All this Madness, Anna McGreavy

Wandering the Wilderness, Eder Williams McKnight

Is that the Illness Talking?, Kristine Snow Millard


Hard Blue Sky, Karalynn Moran


Fire in the Garden, Troy A. Myers


Mass Wasting, John Christopher Nelson

Blinded by his Light, Philip G. Osgood