Date Presented

Spring 3-2017

Document Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts


Creative Writing

First Advisor

Dr. Laura Long

Second Advisor

Dr. David Lipam

Third Advisor

Prof. Laura Marello


Most of the creative writing included in this thesis are nonfiction pieces; there are only a few that can be classified as fiction. They all connect to my own growth and development as a writer, and also as an individual struggling to find and establish my own identity. In the last four years I tried to make sense of my life and my struggles, especially my personal history of trauma. I can confidently say that I am in a much better place than I was when I first started my adventure at LC. Writing has been an important part of this adventure.