Publications

Literary Analysis (Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters)

 

Blom, Paul. “‘It wasn’t any good diving unless you had a big hammer’: Psychoanalyzing Hemingway’s ‘After the Storm.'” The Sea in the Literary Imagination: Global Perspectives, edited by Ben P. Robertson, Ekaterina V. Kobeleva, Shannon W. Thompson, and Katona D. Weddle. Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Jan. 2019.

 

Blom, Paul. “‘A trap of our own making’: Mark Twain and the Mechanized Warfare of King Arthur’s Court.” War, Myths, and Fairy Tales, edited by Sara Buttsworth and Maartje Abbenhuis. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, Jan. 2017.

 

Health Policy (Peer-Reviewed Journal Article)

 

Smith, Jonathan and Paul Blom.Those Who Don’t Return: Improving Efforts to Address Tuberculosis Among Former Miners in Southern Africa.” NEW SOLUTIONS: A Journal of Environmental and Occupational Health Policy, vol. 29, no. 1, May 2019, pp. 76-104. Also published as an online feature in “OnlineFirst”: https://journals.sagepub.com/toc/newa/0/0.

 

Book Review

 

Blom, Paul. Temporary People: A Review.” The Carolina Quarterly. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, July 2018, https://thecarolinaquarterly.com/2018/07/temporary-people-a-review/.

 

Interview

 

Blom, Paul and Kathleen McNamara. “‘The Things We Don’t Say’: An Interview with Kathleen McNamara.” The Carolina Quarterly, Oct. 2018. Also featured in “Episode 2: Bigfoot Agnosticism.” CQ Speaks, monthly podcast for The Carolina Quarterly, 26 Oct. 2018.

 

Short Fiction

 

Blom, Paul. “Blood, Paint, and Rubber.” QUAD Literary Magazine, vol. LXVIII, Spring 2007. Prose Editor’s Top Choice. Birmingham, AL: Birmingham-Southern College.

 

Blom, Paul. “Empty.” QUAD Literary Magazine, vol. LXVIII, Spring 2007. Birmingham, AL: Birmingham-Southern College.

 

Blom, Paul. “Atrophy.” antiBODY: An Anthology of Poetry and Medicine, edited by Calvin Olsen. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, March 2018, http://scalar.usc.edu/works/health-humanities/index.

Blom, Paul. “Change for a Dollar.” QUAD Literary Magazine, vol. LXVII, Spring 2006. Birmingham, AL: Birmingham-Southern College. See also a video presentation of this poem.

Technical

 

Blom, Paul. The 2010-2011 Receptionist Handbook. The University Center for Writing-based Learning, DePaul University, Chicago, IL. Aug. 2010. Composed while employed as the Business Manager for the University Center for Writing-based Learning, June 2010 – May 2011.