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Lisa Mangini

Lisa Mangini

Associate Teaching Professor of English
Preferred Pronouns: she/her
221 Burrowes Building
Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Lisa Mangini

Fall 2022 Office Hours

Mondays: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m., in-person or via Zoom Thursdays: 7:45-9:15 a.m., via Zoom

Curriculum Vitae


MFA, Creative Writing - Southern Connecticut State University, 2012
BA, English, writing concentration - Westfield State University, 2008

Professional Bio

Lisa Mangini is the author of five collections of poetry and short prose. Some of her work can be found in McSweeney's, Ms. Magazine, Mid-American Review, March Faxness, Memoir Mixtapes, and other publications that may or may not begin with the letter M. She is the Founding Editor of Paper Nautilus, an independent chapbook press, and has overseen the Red Weather Reading Series since 2017. Classes Lisa's taught at Penn State include ENGL 5, 15, 50, 202B, 212, 213, 215, and the RCL sequence. You can find her at or knitting in her living room.

Areas of Specialization