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Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.)

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poetry, fiction, creative writing



The Girl Who Became a Rabbit is a book-length poem which explores the metamorphoses of the body, psychological and physical, after abuse. The poem engages with the language of fables, fairy tale, and myth, and through an examination of these forms considers how memories and trace of abuse and grief might be experienced as acts of transformation and haunting. Additionally, The Girl Who Became a Rabbit explores genre boundaries between prose and poetry through a prose-poem lyric essay hybrid form.

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