Erin C. Murphy

Erin Murphy, professor of English at Penn State Altoona, is the author of seven collections of poetry, including her latest work, "Assisted Living."

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Murphy’s essays featured in "Brevity," other journals

Erin Murphy, professor of English, has recently had one of her creative nonfiction essays featured in Brevity magazine's podcast.

“To the Man Who Stole Our Pregnant Dog” is one of 15 flash memoir essays selected from more than 300 submissions for the “One Minute Memoirs” episode. Listen to Murphy’s essay at minute 37:36 on the Brevity podcast

Other essays published recently by Murphy include "Pet Cemetery" in Whale Road Review“Flood” in Memoir Magazine, and “Vaughn” in the Jellyfish Review, which has been nominated for a Best of the Net award.