Stalling on the Bottom

Erin N. Gallagher '15, Gettysburg College

Erin is a sophomore from Frenchtown, New Jersey. On campus, she is a staff writer for the Features section of the Gettysburgian and a brother of Alpha Phi Omega.

Erin was the recipient of the Mercury Prize in nonfiction, a monetary prize to the best piece of work published in its genre.


The Mercury is a student-run art and literary magazine released each April. It has been published annually since 1899 at Gettysburg College. All students of the College are invited to participate on the staff and to submit their work for possible publication. Editors are elected annually by the entire staff. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis throughout the fall and early spring semesters and are reviewed and chosen anonymously by the staff.