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.

 
Creative Non-Fiction

 

Blom, Paul. Surveys, Sallyports, and Safety Scissors.” Eunoia Review, 9 Aug. 2021.

 
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.

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