About Brian Michael Murphy

Brian Michael Murphy is an Assistant Professor in the Core Division at Champlain College, and an Instructor in the Kenyon Review Young Writers Workshop. He has published poems in SLAB, Birmingham Poetry Review, and CHEST, among other places. He holds a PhD in Comparative Studies from The Ohio State University, where he was a Presidential Fellow. He lives in Burlington, Vermont with his wife, two daughters, and two dogs. Follow him @raisedbymovies  

Majestic Waste

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