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

Jennifer Haigh


Viability and Other Stories is a collection of short stories about it and us—America and Americans. Us in love, at war, dissolving, mending, breaking, bending. The perspective is often first-person, voices that can be extravagant, verge on the performative, and are built to reveal the absurd undercurrents streaming through modern life.


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