Date of Award


Document Type

Campus Access Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


English/Creative Writing

First Advisor

Askold Melnyczuk

Second Advisor

John Fulton

Third Advisor

Eileen Pollack


SKEW LINES is composed of six short stories. The collection weaves together the themes of immigration and dislocation, and the impact they have on familial bonds and selfhood, employing the techniques of literary, as well as psychological, realism. It explores what happens to us, both literally and liminally, when we break free of expectations and step out into an alien place.


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