Erin Murphy

Erin Murphy received her MFA in Poetry from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst where she was an MFA Fellow in Poetry.  Her awards include an Individual Artist Award in Poetry from the Maryland State Arts Council; 2nd Place, Allen Ginsberg Poetry Award; Finalist, Sue Saniel Elkind Award in Poetry; Finalist, Pablo Neruda Prize in Poetry; Finalist, Four Way Books' Leis Prize (decision forthcoming).  She currently teaches creative writing and literature at Washington College and lives on the Eastern Shore of Maryland with her husband, son and daughter.