Ivy Leaf - Spring 2010
Erin Murphy, assistant professor of English at Penn State Altoona, was the recipient of the 2010 WISE Women of Blair County Tribute Award in Arts and Letters.
Murphy was being honored for her publications and for her outreach work in the literary arts. She is the author of four collections of poetry, including Word Problems, forthcoming in 2011 from Word Press. With colleague Todd Davis, she is co-editor of Making Poems: Forty Poems with Commentary by the Poets. Four of Murphy's poems have been nominated this year for Pushcart Prizes.