Throwback Thursday: MFA Thesis Reading

For kaylamillerwrites.com‘s first-ever #ThrowbackThursday, I present my final reading as an MFA student at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas: an excerpt from my novel (my then-thesis). <3 <3 <3

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“Fun Home” Ain’t Fun

It’s dangerous.

Unpopular opinion: Fun Home, the off-Broadway Tony award-winning hit based on the graphic novel by MacArthur genius grant recipient Alison Bechdel, commits harmful erasures.

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This is a belated posting, but my review of Fun Home explores the ways silence and ignorance reify oppressive social structures.

*TW sexual violence, pedophilia

The Second Coming

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September’s issue of Las Vegas’ Downtown Zen magazine is here, and ya girl’s on the cover & the homepage as the fiction feature. My short story about Elvis returning to Sin City, “The Second Coming,” with original illustrations by Salvatore Napoli, is available in the print magazine throughout downtown Vegas & online now!

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#DykesOnHikes

What do you do with a shiny new MFA degree?

Take it on the road, of course.

Pictured: the Grand Canyon, rafting the Colorado River, Horseshoe Bend, Antelope Canyon, Zion National Park, Mt. Charleston (NV), Bryce Canyon National Park, the Narrows (Zion), Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, Arches National Park, and Canyonlands National Park