Date of Award
Master of Fine Arts
Creative Writing (MFA)
Jennifer A. Howard
Things We Have in Common is a collection of short stories, flash pieces, and image-text experiments that attempts, in the wake of the death of my mother, to excavate the relationship between memory and narrative, identity and belonging against a backdrop of the main forces that have influenced my familial group, namely generational poverty, a changing relationship with our Athabascan and Caucasian heritages, and the complicated ecology, geography, and culture of Alaska. Like many forays into memory, this project represents a joyous failure. Please read this collection as a love letter to Alaska.
Grosz, Willow, "THINGS WE HAVE IN COMMON: ESSAYS AND EXPERIMENTS" (2018). All NMU Master's Theses. 550.