Penn State Altoona Professor Erin Murphy Wins Prize For Her Poetry Collection 'Assisted Living'

Dec 10, 2018

Erin Murphy.
Credit Erin Murphy

Erin Murphy, an English professor at Penn State Altoona, won the Brick Road Poetry Prize for her most recent poetry collection, “Assisted Living.” The poems in this collection explore the aging and caretaking processes, as well as what “assisted living” looks like throughout the lifespan.

WPSU’s Adison Godfrey talked with Murphy about the book.