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.

  • Emerson well represented at writing conference

    A long list of faculty and alumni from the Writing, Literature, and Publishing Department led discussions and events February 26-March 1 at the annual Association of Writers & Writing Programs (AWP) Conference & Bookfair in Seattle.

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    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.

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    Slate posts student essay on gays in NFL

    David Weinstein, MFA '16, wrote a compelling essay for about football player Michael Sam's public annoucement that he is gay, which was posted February 14.

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    Salzburg Academy open to Emerson students

    The Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change, held this summer in Austria, is seeking accepting applications from Emerson students.

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    Dramatic readings of MLK speeches

    Students, faculty, and staff celebrated the birthday of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with dramatic readings of his legendary speeches in the Little Building Dining Hall on January 21.

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    Creative writing alum gets coveted fellowship

    Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, MFA '10, recently won a $25,000 fellowship grant for creative writing through the National Endowment for the Arts.

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    Publishers Weekly highlights WLP grad program

    Publishers Weekly highlights Emerson’s  Writing, Literature & Publishing graduate program for its commitment to exposing students to the working industry.

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    Emerson Los Angeles opens to students

    The College founded its Los Angeles program more than 27 years ago, but this semester marks the first time the program has been housed in its own facility.