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You Are D. B. Cooper, James Bezerra Apr 2018

You Are D. B. Cooper, James Bezerra

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This thesis is a novel about the 1971 skyjacking of a plane out of Portland Airport. The novel is structured in the style of a choose-your-own-adventure book. It investigates the nature and identity of the skyjacker, who is known as D. B. Cooper.


Animals Coupling: Stories, Corey Robert Millard Jul 2017

Animals Coupling: Stories, Corey Robert Millard

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We find ourselves at a unique place in American history: language is losing its value; decency--or "political correctness"--is becoming taboo; and our future is legislated by those who feel they have been left behind. The stories in Animals Coupling don't attempt to explain contemporary America, but they do attempt to demonstrate (through language, character, style, and circumstance) an expressive rendering of what it looks and feels like to live in the here and now. There is a sense of detachment threading through these works, along with absurdity, loneliness, humor and anomie. But though a minor key may ring ...


The Incident, Nathan Schiller Jan 2017

The Incident, Nathan Schiller

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To Disappear, Rachel Chenven Powers Oct 2016

To Disappear, Rachel Chenven Powers

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This is a selection of linked lyric essays, covering explorations of memory, experience, nature, transcendence, insignificance, orientation, boredom, privilege, vocation, and more.


Time Spent Away, Andrew Mitin Jul 2016

Time Spent Away, Andrew Mitin

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After the death of his father, Joshua Klein drops out of college and moves to Chicago. Alone in the city and with nothing of consequence to do, he attempts to justify to himself the ways of God, the sense of an early death and what is the good to do in life.

In this excerpt of Time Spent Away, Joshua seeks out the hidden aspects of the city and his spirit. Guided by his father's Bible and the formative texts of his undergraduate coursework, he sets out to complete his own education. During a tour of The Auditorium Building ...


A Collection Of Stories, Matthew Marcus Jan 2016

A Collection Of Stories, Matthew Marcus

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Time's Sketchy Rules, Nadirah Baarh Jan 2016

Time's Sketchy Rules, Nadirah Baarh

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Untitled, Alexander Scott Dannemiller May 2015

Untitled, Alexander Scott Dannemiller

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Deeply concerned with body politics, sexual slavery, identity, and technology, this work takes a serious and brutally honest route through the close perspectives of those living it moment by moment. With influences from science fiction, horror, weird, and literary fiction, the untitled novel blends genres for a disturbing account. This novel also plays with constraints in the spirit of many constraint-based writing movements, without the inclusion of names, few identifying markers, and in publication the removal of title, chapter numbers, page numbers, and author name.


Everything Nobody Knew, Annarose Bottos Jan 2015

Everything Nobody Knew, Annarose Bottos

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Elysium, Darren Bulhak Jan 2014

Elysium, Darren Bulhak

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Our Bodies Moving North, Jamie Lynn Bruce Jan 2014

Our Bodies Moving North, Jamie Lynn Bruce

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Sudden Onset, Diane E. Keeney Jan 2014

Sudden Onset, Diane E. Keeney

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The Ordinary Magic Of Daughters, Dfaye Anderson Jan 2014

The Ordinary Magic Of Daughters, Dfaye Anderson

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Coda, James Boyle Jan 2014

Coda, James Boyle

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Voices. Places, Zachary Gallo Jan 2014

Voices. Places, Zachary Gallo

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Soft Still Voices: A Collection Of Short Stories And Poems, Tejumade Adeyeye Jan 2014

Soft Still Voices: A Collection Of Short Stories And Poems, Tejumade Adeyeye

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Two Lips Are All It Takes To Start A Fire: A Collection Of Short Pieces, Lily M. Gelfars Jan 2014

Two Lips Are All It Takes To Start A Fire: A Collection Of Short Pieces, Lily M. Gelfars

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The Tower Hill Collection And Other Stories, Anna Voisard Jan 2014

The Tower Hill Collection And Other Stories, Anna Voisard

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All Begins To Bloom: Stories, Daniel Drew Schlegel Jun 2013

All Begins To Bloom: Stories, Daniel Drew Schlegel

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A collection of short stories, All Begins to Bloom follows a range of young protagonists living in the greater Los Angeles area. In a time when even the most underground lifestyles are commodified, when Independent media is just another genre, when every mode of living has seemingly been exhausted, these characters struggle to forge an identity in the face of adulthood.

From a group of surfers reeling from a careless death ("The Pier") to a young artistic couple brought together by the will to overcome an eating disorder ("All Begins to Bloom"), these stories explore the hollow promises among various ...


Phantom Islands A Collection Of Short Stories, Marie Buckner Mar 2013

Phantom Islands A Collection Of Short Stories, Marie Buckner

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This collection of short stories takes its name from various islands historically believed to exist and at one time or other located on maps, sometimes remaining on them for centuries, but later removed after they were proved to be illusory. Reports of these islands usually came from sailors as they explored new realms, mistaking actual islands for imaginary ones or by geographical error. Illusions can persist unchallenged for ages. A similar yet modern illusion is the persistence of vision, a phenomenon by which an afterimage, say, on a screen, is thought to persist on the retina for approximately one twenty-fifth ...


Dance Lessons, Kaitlyn Burch Mar 2013

Dance Lessons, Kaitlyn Burch

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August Diamond is left lost after the sudden death of her father. The stories in Dance Lessons explore the themes of loss and grief, retreat and return, and finding your true self. The collection is a novel in stories, each story exposing another layer of August's past, her family, and their complicated relationships.


Three Words: Foreign, Nina Stojkovic Jan 2013

Three Words: Foreign, Nina Stojkovic

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The Young Person’S Guide To The Retail, Paul Cofer Jan 2013

The Young Person’S Guide To The Retail, Paul Cofer

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Things I Know, Tomoko Sawada Jan 2013

Things I Know, Tomoko Sawada

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From Gallantry To Apostasy: The Double Life Of Edward Herbert, Ahalya Bodasing Jan 2013

From Gallantry To Apostasy: The Double Life Of Edward Herbert, Ahalya Bodasing

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Lower Shad Road, Melanie L. Danza Jan 2013

Lower Shad Road, Melanie L. Danza

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Scarecrone, Melissa Broder Jan 2013

Scarecrone, Melissa Broder

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Good People: A Collection Of Short Stories, Molly Mctauge Jan 2013

Good People: A Collection Of Short Stories, Molly Mctauge

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As We Forgive Those, Therese O'Neil Jan 2013

As We Forgive Those, Therese O'Neil

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A Typical Motherhood, Lisa Quinones Jan 2013

A Typical Motherhood, Lisa Quinones

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