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

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fiction, art, novel, chicano, latinx, sci-fi


My novel takes place after a climate change apocalypse, when the wealthy have built luxury resorts on far-off planets. The have-nots of earth travel to these resorts as workers in hopes of earning a spot as a Guest. The book is centered around a Chicano couple who travels to the Pluto location, and gets caught up in a heated strike, bringing their own relationship's issues to the fore.

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