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Book Cover: The Cosmic Tour by Brian C. Miller

Alum Brian C. Miller publishes new chapbook

Brian C. Miller's "The Cosmic Tour" is a journey into the past and back to the present, deeply exploring the beauty of love, family, hope, faith, and the reality of living life.
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.
“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.
Joe Wilkins

Joe Wilkins to present poetry reading Apr. 17

Winner of the Oregon Book Award, Wilkins is the author of a memoir, "The Mountain and the Fathers," as well as of three books of poetry, "When We Were Birds," "Notes from the Journey Westward," and "Killing the Murnion Dogs."
Heather Myers

English alum wins Association of Writers and Writing Programs award

Heather Myers, a 2016 Penn State Altoona English alumna, has won an award from the Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Intro Journals Project.
Sam Tanner headshot and book cover

Samuel Tanner authors new book

"Whiteness, Pedagogy, and Youth in America: Critical Whiteness Studies in the Classroom" details a teacher-researcher project Tanner conducted in Minnesota.
Isla by Aurora Robson

Isla by Aurora Robson

Aurora RobsonIsla, 2014, plastic debris (PET + HDPE), aluminum rivets, tinted polycrylic, and mica powder. Courtesy of the artist.

Patricia Jabbeh Wesley Headshot

Wesley's "The River is Rising" to be reissued

The newly expanded and redesigned edition will include the original poetry as well as new poems.

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