• Babbler : a novel 

    Habermeyer, Ryan (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
    A satirical novel of post-WWII America depicted through the fictitious memoirs of an ex-Nazi on an absurdist quest to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
  • I'm here, I'm listening : short stories 

    Julian, Jennifer (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
    I'm Here, I'm Listening is a creative dissertation that makes the case for non-realist speculation as a fundamental tool for creative writers. The collection's twelve short stories push against the boundaries of realism, ...
  • Magic for unlucky girls : stories 

    Balaskovits, Alison A. (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2015)
    Magic for Unlucky Girls: Stories is a collection of short stories that weave Western oral and literary folklore influences around women-centered narratives. The characters react in different ways to the expectations and ...
  • When the evening comes : a novel and And it begins like this: Essays 

    McQueen, LaTanya (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2017)
    When the Evening Comes explores African American experience in the rural North Carolina south. The book centers around the interracial relationship of two characters—Ben Groves and Mary Holden—after they find the body of ...