Sadie Jane

Publication Date

Fall 2019

Advisor(s) - Committee Chair

Dr. David Bell (Director), Dr. Tom Hunley, and Jessica Folk

Degree Program

Department of English

Degree Type

Master of Fine Arts


Sadie Jane is a novella set in the town of Gypsum, a fictional location in rural Kentucky. The introduction covers the inspiration for the novella, which is based on Southern storytelling traditions and features the adventures of Sadie Jane, an independent octogenarian who returns to her hometown after many years. Sadie experiences the internal challenges of regrets and grief as well as the external challenges of busybodies and car thieves before finding her place in the community.


Creative Writing | English Language and Literature | Fiction | Fine Arts

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