Date of Award
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Stephen Graham Jones
Carriage Town is a polluted overlarge city to which the outside world is foreign. Michael, knowing only the city, leaves home at eight years old and can't find his way back. What follows is a lifetime of living on the streets, where he falls in with two other transients and is swept up in their desires, all the while looking for his mother and trying to find his way home. Joanna is a woman with no desire for a past, who falls in with an abusive lover, with two thoughts that overshadow all else: that she must have a child, and that she must make it to Carriage Town.
Emigh III, Robert Lee, "The Long Road Home" (2011). English Graduate Theses & Dissertations. 8.