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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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    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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    Betts wins Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship

    WLP faculty member Reginald Dwayne Betts is one of five selected poets to be awarded $15,000 by the Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship.

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    Asim in 'R-word' discussion on HuffPost Live

    Associate Professor Jabari Asim was one of several guests on the HuffPost Live video web chat on the Huffington Post site March 6, speaking about the dangers of using hostile epithets, including the "N-word," in public discourse. 

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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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