Eric D. Lehman directs the Composition program, as well as teaching creative writing and literature. He has taught fifteen different courses at the University, such as Writing, Science Fiction, The American Dream, World Literature, and the Literature of Travel and Adventure.
Professor Lehman is the editor of the school literary magazine, Groundswell, as well as the director of events throughout the year such as the International Poetry Festival.
Prof. Lehman has published fiction, travel stories, essays, poems, and nonfiction in dozens of online and print journals and magazines, as well as for public institutions like the Bridgeport History Center. His books, A History of Connecticut Wine, Bridgeport: Tales From the Park City and Hamden: Tales from the Sleeping Giant, are all available from The History Press. His fourth, the Insiders Guide to Connecticut, will be released by the Globe Pequot Press in January 2012.
The following is a limited selection of other recent publications and awards.
“The Face of Richard Osborn.” NEXUS: The International Henry Miller Journal. Issue 8. Summer 2011.
A City of Old Stories. Finalist. 2009 Serena McDonald Kennedy Novella Award. Snake Nation Press.
“Personal Landscapes: The Influence of The Story of My Heart on The Colossus of Maroussi.” NEXUS: The International Henry Miller Journal. Issue 6. Winter 2009.
"Dead Man’s Hill.” Magnolia: The Florida Journal of Literary and Fine Arts. Issue 1: Memoir. Fall 2008.
“A Bad Day on the River.” Rackelhanen Fly-Fishing Magazine. July 22, 2008.
“Tristessa by Jack Kerouac,” Empty Mirror Books. Lehman’s Book Reviews. July 2008.
“The Nature of the Universe.” Switchback. University of San Francisco. Issue 7, “Order vs. Chaos.” Spring 2008.
"Winter at Gannet Bay." Finalist. Arthur Conan Doyle Collection Prize For New Fiction. Portsmouth City Council. Portsmouth, UK. (forthcoming in an anthology)
“Henry Miller and Jean Francois Lyotard: The Aesthetics of the Inhuman in Tropic of Cancer.” NEXUS: The International Henry Miller Journal. Issue 5. Winter 2008.
“A Henry Miller Honeymoon.” Cosmodemonic Telegraph Company. February 18, 2008.
“Venice,” and “Divorce at Chichen Itza.” The New Formalist. Volume VII, Number 2. Autumn 2007.
“The Lie of Memory.” Entelechy: Mind and Culture. Evolutionary Tao. Issue 9. Summer/Fall 2007.
“Inca-redible.” Venture. Kumuka Worldwide. Issue 3. Summer 2007. pp. 4-5. Cover Story.