Year of Award
Thesis - Campus Access Only
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Creative Writing (Fiction)
Department or School/College
Department of English
Eric Reimer, Benedicte Boisseron
Excerpt, Fiction, Novel, Platypi, Platypodes, Platypus, Short Story
University of Montana
The following contains two novel excerpts and two short stories completed during the years of 2011 to 2013. Rain in Paluma consists of a fictitious community based upon island life in Australia. Stroke deals with the relationship of father and son, both facing the consequences of Alzheimer’s disease. The Desert Keeper centers upon a young girl who stumbles across a mythological figure in the guise of a hobbled woman. The Reedlands touches on the randomness and oddity of anonymous sexual encounters, while bringing together elements of Egyptian funerary ceremony.
Nokes, James William, "Fiction Selection" (2013). Graduate Student Theses, Dissertations, & Professional Papers. 443.
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