Professor nominated for two Pushcarts

December 05, 2011

Erin Murphy, associate professor of English and creative writing at Penn State Altoona, has received two 2011 Pushcart nominations.

Murphy's creative nonfiction essay "Slow Burn" was nominated by the journal Junk: A Literary Fix. You can read the essay online at

Her poem "Debriefing: A Poem in Parts" was nominated by the journal The Normal School. The poem had previously won The Normal School Poetry Prize Contest judged by Nick Flynn.

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Last Updated December 06, 2011