Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing

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.

  • Haines chosen for creative artists' fellowship

    Lise Haines, senior writer-in-residence in the Writing, Literature and Publishing Department, has been awarded a fellowship at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts this month.

  • Alumna awarded Fulbright fellowship to teach in Tunisia

    Andrea Calabretta, MFA ’07, has been awarded a Fulbright fellowship to teach at the University of Sousse in Tunisia for the 2011–2012 academic year

  • Emerson LA grand opening set

    A week-long series of events—starting with a ticketed gala with several high-profile guests on Saturday, March 8—will celebrate the grand opening of Emerson College Los Angeles.

  • White House is classroom for 2 students

    Two Emerson students are working at the White House this semester after landing internship at volunteer positions through Emerson's Washington, D.C., Program.

  • Leary shares insights with students

    Acclaimed actor, writer, and comedian Denis Leary ’79 was on campus this week to talk to students about his time at Emerson and his career, and to give advice on “making it” in the entertainment industry. The star and co-creator of Rescue Me spoke to about 170 students packed into the Bright Family Screening Room.

  • Emblidge essay on boston.com

    Associate Professor in Writing Literature and Publishing David Emblidge’s essay about the Boston Marathon bombings was featured in the Opinion section on boston.com.

  • Memorial service slated for George Quenzel

    A remembrance service will be held for Professor Emeritus George Quenzel on Saturday, October 27, at 1:00 pm in the Semel Theater.

  • Serizawa, MFA '01, profiled by Antioch Review

    Asako Serizawa, MFA ’01, was recently interviewed by Antioch Review about her story, “The Visitor,” which won the O. Henry Prize Award last year.

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