Date of Final Oral Examination (Defense)
Type of Culminating Activity
Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing
Mitchell Wieland, MFA
Emily Ruskovich, MFA
Cynthia Hand, Ph.D.
Growing up amid one-child policy in Beijing, Zhi-Nan is pursuing her PhD in Houston while living at a birth tourism house. She receives a text from her adopted cousin who has joined a monastery in Idaho. Convinced that her cousin is in a cult, Zhi-Nan starts a road trip with a white colleague to rescue her cousin from God.
Bei, Di, "Gift for Burning" (2021). Boise State University Theses and Dissertations. 1780.