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successful mfa novels? [Jun. 22nd, 2008|07:28 pm]
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[hazylis17]
Hey kids,

I'm looking for names of successful novels that were written for thesis for mfa programs. Any in mind?

Thanks :)


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[User Picture]From: agraciado
2008-06-22 11:41 pm (UTC)
I'm not 100% sure if it was her thesis, but Alice Sebold started writing her memoir, Lucky, while in school. It started as a 14 page assignment and grew. Then while attending grad school at University of California--Irvine she started writing The Lovely Bones. As part of her dedication in the book, she thanked the people that helped her workshop the book at UCI.
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[User Picture]From: sisypheantask
2008-06-23 03:10 am (UTC)
I am pretty sure Ellen Wittlinger's young adult novel Hard Love came out of her work at University of Iowa, but I could be mistaken.
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[User Picture]From: wanderishing
2008-08-04 11:13 pm (UTC)
evening is the whole day by preeta samarasan
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