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Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news in the Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing. For the latest College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

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    Megan Marshall wins Pulitzer Prize

    Associate Professor Megan Marshall has won a 2014 Pulitzer Prize for her biography Margaret Fuller. Evan Allen '11 was also on the Boston Globe team that won a Pulitzer for the Boston Marathon bombings coverage.

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    Magazine 'speed published' in 48 hours

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    Duhamel '84 wins Guggenheim Award

    Denise Duhamel ’84 has won a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Award in the poetry category.

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    Denizet-Lewis' article becoming film

    Assistant Professor Benoit Denizet-Lewis's 2011 New York Times Magazine article, “My Ex-Gay Friend,” is becoming a movie starring James Franco. Gus van Sant, director of Good Will Hunting and Milk, is producing the film. 

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    Van, art drive home immigration messages

    Students and maintenance workers are literally driving home their experiences with immigration in a creative new project, which involves wrapping a van in text, in the Writing, Literature, and Publishing Department.

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    Ethics Circle revived for Fall 2014

    Emerson’s Ethics Circle, which on sabbatical, has announced it will resume in the Fall 2014 semester with a major new lecture series, to be held over the next three years, featuring key ethics thinkers from leading universities.

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    Benoit Denizet-Lewis's New York Times Cover Story

    Assistant Professor in the Writing, Literature and Publishing Department, Benoit Denizet-Lewis' article is New York Times Magazine cover story.

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    Skoyles' poem in New Yorker

    John Skoyles, associate chair of Writing, Literature, and Publishing, has a poem in the March 31 issue of the New Yorker.

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