Date of Award
Master of Arts
Jennifer A. Howard
Matthew G. Frank
This novella follows twenty-something phone psychic and recluse, Jane, whose dead brother haunts her Super Nintendo. When he prompts Jane to find his killer, she must learn how to navigate a world where he is absent. Jane struggles not only with the ghost, but also with letting go of the nostalgia and anxiety that prevent her from moving on with her life. 16-Bit Ghouls is a story about grief and growing-up.
Bersine, Alyssa M., "16-Bit Ghouls: A Novella" (2015). All NMU Master's Theses. 47.