Eric M. Bliman, Ph.D.

Instructor in English Composition, School of Humanities
Office Phone: +1 717 948 6658
Office Location: Olmsted Building, W356
Mailing Address:
W356 OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057

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Bio

Eric Bliman teaches writing courses including rhetoric and composition and technical communication. He holds a Ph.D. in English and comparative literature from the University of Cincinnati, an M.F.A. in creative writing (poetry) from the University of Florida, and a B.S. in psychology from the University of Michigan.

Dr. Bliman's poems and book reviews have appeared in The Times Literary Supplement, Subtropics, The Southern Review, Quarterly West, The Birmingham Poetry Review, and other journals. His writing has received the University Research Council Fellowship from the University of Cincinnati, the Intro Journals Award for poetry from the Association of Writers and Writing Programs, and the National Chapbook Fellowship from the Poetry Society of America, which will publish his chapbook Travel and Leisure in the spring of 2013. He grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Research Interests
20th century American poetry
20th century British poetry
Creative writing pedagogy
Rhetoric and composition