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

Emilio Sauri


LOOP IN, PUSH OUT is composed of two novelettes and two short stories that take place in Southern California. It is interested in the intersectionality of place and sexuality, and literary form as an act of transgression. Like the characters in this work, readers will experience displacement, dislocation, dissociation, disconnection, and within the narrative, varying degrees of distance.


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