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Small Nothings

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Date Issued:
2018
Abstract/Description:
Small Nothings is a collection of ten short stories exploring the connection between place, friendship, and family. Set in Missouri's capital, a variety of characters grapple with different types of separation and loneliness. Couples struggle with emotional distance, children try to reconnect with their parents, and an old woman faces the loss of her independence. Through small conflicts and choices, these stories revolve around isolation, disconnection, and absence. How do missing presences affect family and friendship? How do people deal with change through everyday choices?
Title: Small Nothings.
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Name(s): Washburn, Leah, Author
Poissant, David, Committee Chair
Milanes, Cecilia, Committee Member
Thaxton, Terry, Committee Member
University of Central Florida, Degree Grantor
Type of Resource: text
Date Issued: 2018
Publisher: University of Central Florida
Language(s): English
Abstract/Description: Small Nothings is a collection of ten short stories exploring the connection between place, friendship, and family. Set in Missouri's capital, a variety of characters grapple with different types of separation and loneliness. Couples struggle with emotional distance, children try to reconnect with their parents, and an old woman faces the loss of her independence. Through small conflicts and choices, these stories revolve around isolation, disconnection, and absence. How do missing presences affect family and friendship? How do people deal with change through everyday choices?
Identifier: CFE0007112 (IID), ucf:51932 (fedora)
Note(s): 2018-05-01
M.F.A.
Arts and Humanities, English
Masters
This record was generated from author submitted information.
Subject(s): Creative writing -- fiction -- isolation -- displacement -- family
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/ucf/fd/CFE0007112
Restrictions on Access: campus 2023-05-15
Host Institution: UCF

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