Date of Award
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Dr. Britt Haraway
Dr. Cathryn Merla-Watson
Dr. Robert Moreira
An American Dream forged by greed. A family caught in the middle of a race war. A young boy trying to learn how to be a man. A Citrus Wildfire is a fiction novella that tells the story of a Mexican family struggling to survive in the Rio Grande Valley after their only source of income burns down, and the lengths they must go to in order to get the life they were promised.
A small preface from the author proceeds the work. This novella is inspired by many different authors and educators, as well as the Rio Grande Valley itself. Many writers in the preface call the Rio Grande Valley their home. Learn their voices.
Lopez, Mark Anthony, "A Citrus Wildfire" (2019). Theses and Dissertations - UTRGV. 505.