Master of Fine Arts
Date of Defense
Shane Seely, MFA
Steven Schreiner (MFA Director)
Roger Reeves, UI-Chicago
These poems are about conflicting racial and sexual identities; they flirt with radical denial, radical despair, and radical acceptance, but not necessarily in that order. Their forms are inspired by early-to-mid twentieth century African American poetry.
Walls, Victoria Isabella, ""We Talked About the Light"" (2016). Theses. 74.