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Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing News

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    133rd Commencement about 'Emerson Strong'

    The 133rd Emerson College Commencement took on both celebratory and reflective tones on Mother’s Day, May 12, with keynote speakers Max Mutchnick ’87 and Debbie Allen.

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    Alumni film on Vimeo homepage

    A group of alumni filmmakers got a surprise when their low-budget film was on the homepage of the popular website Vimeo.

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    What drives youth violence?

    Boston-area youth experts explored why guns are still a prevalent part of life for juveniles in urban areas in an Emerson discussion on April 25.

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    Margarget Fuller biography gets wide attention

    Assistant Professor Megan Marshall recently released the new biography, Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, which received rave reviews in the New York Times and The New Yorker.

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    Fulbright winners announced

    A graduate student and alumnus have been chosen for the Fulbright U.S. Student Awards for 2013-14.

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    Asim will judge National Book Awards

    Associate Professor Jabari Asim has been named a judge for the 2013 National Book Awards.

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    Students connect with NYC alumni

    More than 50 undergraduates trekked to the Big Apple on March 15 for the annual New York Connection trip, which provided opportunities for current students to meet alumni who share their career paths.

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    Megan Marshall's new biography reviewed in the New York Times

    Writing, Literature and Publishing Assistant Professor Megan Marshall’s new biography, Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, received a rave review from the New York Times and New Yorker. 

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Megan MarshallWLP Professor Megan Marshall and the emersonWRITES program participate in the launch and unveiling of Boston as the country's first Literary Cultural District.

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Michelle Bailat JonesMichelle Bailat-Jones (MFA '05)
won the inaugral Christopher Doheny award for her novel Fog Island Mountains. The award recognizes a book-lenth work of fiction or nonfiction exploring the experience of serious illness and includes a $10,000 prize as well as publication and promotion of the book in print and audio editions.

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