Erin Murphy

Erin Murphy’s latest book, Human Resources, is forthcoming from Salmon Poetry. Her work appears or is forthcoming in EcoTheo Review, the Laurel Review, Poet Lore, Women’s Studies Quarterly, and elsewhere. Recipient of the 2021 Rattle Poetry Prize Readers’ Choice Award, she is poetry editor of the Summerset Review and a professor of English at Penn State Altoona. erin-murphy.com


What is left is fragile. / Wind, rain, and fire // move faster. A cost / is coming to the coast. . . .