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Erin C. Murphy

Erin Murphy named poetry editor of national literary journal

Erin Murphy, professor of English, has been named poetry editor of "The Summerset Review," a national literary journal.
Ian Marshall

Ian Marshall publishes new book of poetry

"Circumambulations," by Ian Marshall, professor of English and environmental studies, will be released June 18.
Erin Kelly '09

Interview with alumna Erin Kelly featured in national journal

An interview with Penn State Altoona alumna Erin Kelly '09, is featured in the current issue of Wordgathering, an online national literary magazine.
Erin Murphy and the cover of her book, Assisted Living

Erin Murphy publishes new poetry collection, wins national book prize

"Assisted Living," winner of the 2016 Brick Road Poetry Press Prize, is comprised of 72 demi-sonnets, a seven-line poetic form that Murphy devised. The poems encompass the life span experience, ranging from childhood to aging and caregiving.
Erin Murphy and the cover of her chapbook Remorse Code

Erin Murphy publishes new chapbook

"Remorse Code," a chapbook of poems by Erin Murphy, professor of English, has been published by Seven Kitchens Press. The manuscript won the 2016 Keystone Chapbook Series competition.
Lori J. Bechtel-Wherry and Alexis Schumacher

Student achievement celebrated at annual Student Awards Ceremony

Students, faculty, and staff gathered on April 8, 2018 to celebrate achievements in scholarship, service, creative activity, student life, athletics, and more.
The Dark Cliffy Spot

A Study in Place

"Reading Shaver’s Creek," edited by Ian Marshall, provides the perfect introduction to Shaver’s Creek, part of Penn State’s 7,000-acre Stone Valley Experimental Forest.
“Dancer” by Maddie Quinn

Spring 2018 issue of "Hard Freight" published

The issue includes poems, short stories, essays, and artwork by current students as well as a work by faculty member Brooke Findley.
Olivia Wertz presenting

Bringing History to Life

English grad Olivia Wertz shares experiences and opportunities from her undergraduate research at Penn State Altoona.

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