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.

  • Creative Writing Student Attends Translation Workshop in Greece

    Creative Writing graduate student Nicole Miller talks about her time at Princeton's 2011 Summer Translation Workshop in Greece and how she was selected to join this workshop.

  • Race, identity in media discussed

    Social media, movies, and TV are shaping our views on race and identity perhaps now more than ever before, said a panel of experts in a discussion at Emerson sponsored by the National Communication Association on March 20.

  • Marshall’s book tops lists

    New York Times literary critic Dwight Garner lists Margaret Fuller: A New American Life among his 10 favorite books of 2013.

  • Walker to chair Writing, Literature & Publishing

    Following a competitive national search, Associate Professor Jerald Walker has been named chair of Emerson’s Writing, Literature and Publishing Department. He had been serving as interim chair since August 2011.

  • Denizet-Lewis's book in USA Today

    WLP Assistant Professor Benoit Denizet-Lewis was highlighted as a "hot summer author" for his new book, which chronicles a cross-country trip with his dog, Casey.

  • Van den Berg’s short stories to be published

    Laura van den Berg, MFA '08, has a short story collection scheduled for publication next year.

  • Alumna Double Crosses Boston Harbor

    People have called her crazy thousands of times. She swims in water that is typically below 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Without a wetsuit. For more than six miles (10 kilometers) at a time.

  • Randolph releases novel

    Ladette Randolph, editor-in-chief of the Emerson-based Ploughshares literary journal, has released a new fiction book, Haven's Wake.

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