Date of Award

Fall 12-17-2018

Degree Type


Degree Name

Master of Fine Arts (MFA)


Writing, Linguistics, and Creative Process

First Advisor

Sarah Darer Littman

Second Advisor

Daniel Pope


The Royals on West Ave is a middle grade fiction novel centered around eleven year old Danielle, a girl who finds herself in a royal palace after her father disappears. Danielle’s unique world has many elements of fantasy such as witches and mermaids; however, it is also based in reality and with modern technology such as cars and televisions. Danielle’s journey throughout the story centers around her personal growth through finding independence, picking up a new skill that challenges her, and discovering the true meaning of friends and family.

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