This collection includes Capstone Theses submitted by Hamline Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing (MFA) students. Capstones are the culminating degree work of the MFA program. Student projects may be creative nonfiction, poetry, fiction, or hybrid/multi-genre projects. Most capstones are not complete, book-length works, but are somewhat shorter projects that are revised in response to thorough feedback from the thesis committee to demonstrate mastery of the elements of the craft in the project's genre.

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Theses/Dissertations from 2018

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Shows Growth in Self-Control, Nina Adel

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Wildflowers and Smoke, Katie L. Anderson

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What We Say: Exploring Well-Versed Messaging in the Tradition of Black Americana, Brenda Bell Brown

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Learn to Speak Japanese in Three Excruciating Steps, Jason A. Bock

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The Madness, Chelsea DeLong

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Shades of Blue, Charles E. DuBois

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ENOLA, James A. Farr

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Sequela: Stories About the Delayed Consequences of a Life, a Marriage, Cancer and a Death, Jennifer K. Hildebrandt

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A Dissonance Hymnal, Ross J. Holmes

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THE SIGNAL, Robert A. Land

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Till No One Sings, Sarah Langeland-Temte

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Apostate, Brandon R. Meland

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End Matters, Cami J. Stenquist

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Point No Point, Meagan M. Thompson

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When a Man Goes Out in a Snowstorm, Amanda Waite, Amanda Tran, and Amanda Pham

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Street Magic, Albert J. Zender III

Theses/Dissertations from 2017

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Staking Claim: Notes to Self, Sara J. Anderson

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Along The Creek to The Sea, Danielle Bylund

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Into the Far and Wild. Book One: The Call, Jeffry R. Grapevine

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In Darkest Light: '77, Matt Harren

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The Water Forgets The Color Of The Sky, Josh Hegarty

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HUNGARIAN RHAPSODIES: A Memoir in Three Concerts, Janet Horvath

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The Wild Things of the Earth, Michael S. Klecker

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Queen of the Dark and Other Stories, Nicola Koh

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Listening Here, Sherry Noffke

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The Nature of Nurture, Jessica Y. Pace

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Godtown, Hillary Walker

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Afterparty, Patrick M. Werle

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Mechanical Parts, Kyle W. White-McGinn