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Ghost, Moving, Andrea Wuorenmaa Aug 2016

Ghost, Moving, Andrea Wuorenmaa

All NMU Master's Theses

This collection of creative nonfiction essays weaves a journey through local history, genealogy, physical landscape, and personal memoir. The essays therein investigate the past through the lens of the present, and the present as informed by the past. Written from a first person perspective, many of the essays directly address individuals or time periods long gone, while all of them are constructed with the memory, research, and imagination of the author.

Though this collection is rooted in history, it also relies on the metaphysical to create a vision of the past. Intangible themes—life, death, a farewell to things and ...


Eyebrows: A Collection Of Stories About That Family You Saw In Aldi's Last Week, Wesley D. Pena Apr 2016

Eyebrows: A Collection Of Stories About That Family You Saw In Aldi's Last Week, Wesley D. Pena

Senior Honors Theses

This creative thesis will begin with an introduction to the idea of creative nonfiction and will also present a short collection of creative nonfiction stories. The creative body of the thesis will consist of short stories taken from the author's own life that center around the common theme of family, focusing especially on the author's role as a big sister in a family of nine children. Following these short stories, the conclusion of the thesis will briefly consider the value of personal stories like these in the larger scheme of literature. For those unfamiliar with the genre, this ...


Toward Refuge, 43° 18’ N., 70° 47’ W., Ruth E. Towne Apr 2016

Toward Refuge, 43° 18’ N., 70° 47’ W., Ruth E. Towne

Creative Writing Minor Portfolios

This portfolio is a collection of some of my poetry and creative nonfiction pieces, all of which I wrote during my time as an undergraduate at Cedarville University. A few of the pieces in this collection have appeared previously in other publications. Literary Yard featured my nonfiction piece “Four Passages” on their website in November of 2014. Blotterature Literary Magazine published my nonfiction piece “This Is More Than Homesickness” in Volume 2, Issue 1, of their Winter 2015 publication. Burning Word Literary Journal published my nonfiction piece “Sun Fungus” in May of 2015. Magnolia Review featured my nonfiction piece “Nine ...


Threshold, Sarah Luke Apr 2016

Threshold, Sarah Luke

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Cold Coffee, Reilly Mahan Apr 2016

Cold Coffee, Reilly Mahan

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The Space Between, Alicia Pitts Apr 2016

The Space Between, Alicia Pitts

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The Fields That Bind, Caroline Anderson Apr 2016

The Fields That Bind, Caroline Anderson

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Ekphrastic. Lavender Misty (1950). Artist: Jackson Pollock, Erin Mellor Apr 2016

Ekphrastic. Lavender Misty (1950). Artist: Jackson Pollock, Erin Mellor

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Ten Things I Know As Of Thursday, January 21st, 2016 At 8:02 Pm, Jake Crouse Apr 2016

Ten Things I Know As Of Thursday, January 21st, 2016 At 8:02 Pm, Jake Crouse

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Swamp Rabbit Collection, Hayden Cox Apr 2016

Swamp Rabbit Collection, Hayden Cox

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Mountains, Britt Viergever Apr 2016

Mountains, Britt Viergever

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Bruises, Taylor Kinsley Apr 2016

Bruises, Taylor Kinsley

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Anywhere, Lizzy Coyle Apr 2016

Anywhere, Lizzy Coyle

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Home, Addison Tapp Apr 2016

Home, Addison Tapp

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Picnic Day, Maddie Allums Apr 2016

Picnic Day, Maddie Allums

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I Feel Time As Hues Branded Behind My Eyes, Emily Matthews Apr 2016

I Feel Time As Hues Branded Behind My Eyes, Emily Matthews

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Traveling Leaves, Sarah Luke Apr 2016

Traveling Leaves, Sarah Luke

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Brooding Rebel, Sam Person Apr 2016

Brooding Rebel, Sam Person

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Twiggy, Emily Matthews Apr 2016

Twiggy, Emily Matthews

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Audrey, Aaron Navarro Apr 2016

Audrey, Aaron Navarro

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Fading, Corrine Helman Apr 2016

Fading, Corrine Helman

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The Feminine Mystique, Sawyer Martin Apr 2016

The Feminine Mystique, Sawyer Martin

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Gilded Genie, Sawyer Martin Apr 2016

Gilded Genie, Sawyer Martin

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Bad Dream, Lauren Zimmerman Apr 2016

Bad Dream, Lauren Zimmerman

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Descent Of Man, Lauren Zimmerman Apr 2016

Descent Of Man, Lauren Zimmerman

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Tree Of Life, Finley Buchanan Apr 2016

Tree Of Life, Finley Buchanan

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Drawing Water, Kristina Benson Apr 2016

Drawing Water, Kristina Benson

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Walking To School, Kristina Benson Apr 2016

Walking To School, Kristina Benson

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Silk Rose, Aaron Navarro Apr 2016

Silk Rose, Aaron Navarro

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Silk Hydrangea, Aaron Navarro Apr 2016

Silk Hydrangea, Aaron Navarro

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