Erin Murphy (poet)

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Erin Murphy is an American poet who is credited with inventing the demi-sonnet.

Publications - Books[edit]

  • Dislocation and Other Theories (Word Press, 2008)
  • Science of Desire (Word Press, 2004), a finalist for the Paterson Poetry Prize.
  • Too Much of this World (Mammoth Books, 2008), winner of the Anthony Piccione Poetry Prize.
  • Making Poems: Forty Poems with Commentary by the Poets (State University of New York Press, 2010)
  • Word Problems (Word Press, 2011)
  • Distant Glitter (Word Poetry, 2013)

Other awards[edit]

Murphy's other awards include the National Writers Union Poetry Award (judged by Donald Hall), the Normal School Poetry Prize judged by Nick Flynn, a $5,000 Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Award, numerous Pushcart Prize nominations, the Foley Poetry Award, University of Massachusetts M.F.A. Poetry Fellowship, a Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award, and an Individual Creative Artist Fellowship from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.

Publications - Other[edit]

Murphy's poems have appeared journals and anthologies such as The Georgia Review, Field, Nimrod, Subtropics, The Paterson Literary Review, Literal Latte, Mississippi Review, Green Mountains Review, Kalliope and 180 More: Extraordinary Poems for Every Day, edited by Billy Collins (Random House, 2005).

Education[edit]

Career[edit]

She serves on the English and Creative Writing faculty at The Pennsylvania State University, Altoona College, where she is a tenured associate professor.

References[edit]

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