Eric Machan Howd

Eric Machan Howd (Ithaca, NY) is a professor of professional and technical writing at Ithaca College. His poems have appeared in Nimrod, River City, The Healing Muse, ellipses, and Yankee Magazine. He was a recent guest poet and lecturer at the “Contacts and Similarities Between Slovenian and American Poetry” conference in Ljubljana, Slovenia. While there, he shared his poetry and an excerpt of his essay “A Non-Binary Approach to the Arts: the Continuum of Word and Song.” Eric is currently working on a collection of poems entitled “Universal Monsters” – poetry that reveals the monsters in our everyday lives, whether they lumber toward to us in the form of ailments, family, or isolation.