Date of Award


Document Type

Campus Access Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


English/Creative Writing

First Advisor

John Fulton

Second Advisor

Joseph Torra

Third Advisor

Askold Melnyczuk


WORKING CLASS VAMPIRES AND OTHER STORIES contains six short stories. All six stories (three linked, three independent) focus on characters who live on the margins of society, who all long meaningful human connection but inhabit worlds where human connection is in short supply. Each story was crafted to capture the unique voice of each central character, enabling the reader to experience the worlds depicted in each story rather than merely read about them.


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