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Lisa Mangini

Lisa Mangini

Associate Teaching Professor of English
English Department Internship Coordinator
Preferred Pronouns: she/her
421 Burrowes Building
Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Mailroom: 430 Burrowes Building

Spring 2023 Office Hours

Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m., in person or via Zoom Thursday: 8 a.m. - 9 a.m., Zoom only

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 Huffpost, Ms. Magazine, McSweeney's, Mid-American Review, American Journal of Nursing, March Faxness, Memoir Mixtapes, and elsewhere. She is the Founding Editor of Paper Nautilus, an independent chapbook press, and directed the Red Weather Reading Series from 2017 - 2020. Currently, she serves as the Department's Internship Coordinator. Classes Lisa has taught at Penn State include ENGL 5, 15, 15E, 50, 202B, 212, 213, 215, and the RCL sequence. You can find her at or knitting in her living room.

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