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Erin C. Murphy

Erin Murphy’s essay featured in Michigan State University Press anthology

A creative nonfiction essay by Erin Murphy is featured in Kept Secret: The Half-Truth in Nonfiction, a new anthology published by Michigan State University Press.
Todd Davis

Todd Davis's "Winterkill" is Midwest Book Award finalist

Todd Davis' most recent book of poems, "Winterkill," is one of three finalists for the Midwest Book Award.
Hard Freight Art - Spring 2017

Spring 2017 issue of Hard Freight published

Student literary magazine features creative writing and visual art
Anne Showalter

The Art of Life

Altoona alum Anne Showalter finds a home at the Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Steve Sherrill

Sherrill's "Minotaur" earns Silver Medal for Literary Fiction

Steve Sherrill has received the Silver Medal for Literary Fiction in the 2017 Independent Publisher Book Awards contest.
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Professional writing minor now available at Penn State Altoona

The professional writing minor is now available to students at Penn State Altoona. Designed to complement all bachelor’s degree programs, the new 18-credit minor helps prepare students to write effectively in academia and the workplace.
Erin C. Murphy

Erin Murphy’s poem featured for National Poetry Month

A poem by Erin Murphy is featured on the "Barrelhouse" magazine’s website for National Poetry Month.
Arts and Humanities

Arts and humanities faculty to visit other classes

From March 29-30 and April 5-6, faculty will visit various classes outside of their areas of expertise during “Interface: Ideas Across A&H Disciplines.”
Patricia Jabbeh Wesley Headshot

Jabbeh Wesley featured in new book, conference, and reading

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley is featured in a chapter of the recently published book "Ethics and Human Rights in Anglophone African Women's Literature: Feminist Empathy" by Chielozona Eze.

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