Name:  Ephraim Sommers
Title:  Associate Professor
Education:  PhD Western Michigan University
MFA San Diego State University
Office:  256 Bancroft Hall   
Phone:  803/323-3679
Area(s):  Creative writing


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Ephraim Scott Sommers is a poet and singer-songwriter from Atascadero, California. Most recently, his first book of poems, The Night We Set the Dead Kid on Fire, was awarded the 2016 Patricia Bibby First Book Award and was published by Tebot Bach Press in February of 2017. He received his PhD from Western Michigan University and his MFA from San Diego State University. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina where he lives with his fiancé. For music and poems, please visit: