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Workshops & Readings

Erin Murphy is available for in-person visits for workshops and readings, as well as Skype visits to classes, writing groups, and book clubs.

Workshop topics include:

  • Are You This Funny in Real Life? Using Humor in Poetry and Nonfiction
  • DocuPoems: Writing Documentary Poetry
  • Inventing Your Own Poetic Form
  • How to Write Demi-Sonnets
  • Writing Persona Poems
  • Once Upon a Line: Writing Narrative Poems
  • Now You See It: Writing Erasure Poems
  • Lyrical Prose: Writing Brief Creative Nonfiction Essays
  • Bodies of Truth: Telling Your Medical Story
  • How to Cultivate a Writing Community

For more information, including details on fees, please email erinmurphy@psu.edu. Reduced rates are available for readings and workshops in Pennsylvania and Maryland.