Date of Award

Fall 12-2012

Degree Type


Degree Name


Degree Program

Creative Writing


Film, Theatre, and Communication Arts

Major Professor

John R. O. Gery

Second Advisor

Shelley Puhak

Third Advisor

Peter Thompson


A work of poetry that offers a new method of poetics. By examining translation as a means of understanding relationships, this work offers a nuanced manner for the writing and experience of poetry. When Bird and Fish Fall in Love is a close examination of language, relationships, translation, and the intimacy of conflation.


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