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.

  • Marshall

    Marshall nominated for PEN Literary Award

    Associate Professor Megan Marshall, who recently won a Pulitzer Prize for authoring Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, has been nominated for a PEN Literary Award.

  • Roush

    Queer evolution instructor reflects on Pride Parade

    Faculty member Jason Roush '97, whose Evolution of Queer Theory course was recently voted #4 best LGBT course in the U.S., reflects on Boston Pride Week.

  • Benoit Denizet-Lewis

    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.

  • Pascal

    Internship inspires child readers

    A recent Writing, Literature, and Publishing graduate is being praised for launching an essay contest in which children explain why they love reading.

  • Gary Grossman

    Alumnus Grossman’s book selected in Paris Book Festival

    Author, producer, and Emerson Trustee Gary Grossman ’70 was highlighted in the 2014 Paris Book Festival for his political thriller Executive Command.  

  • Berger

    Three graduate students recognized

    The Office of Graduate Studies has recognized three students for outstanding achievement as the 2013–2014 academic year comes to a close.

  • Van Leuven

    Alumna awarded for 'Scarecrow' biography

    Holly Van Leuven ’12, who is working on the first-ever biography of Wizard of Oz Scarecrow actor Ray Bolger, will receive the Hazel Rowley Prize for Best Proposal for a First Biography by the Biographers International Organization on May 17.

  • nash

    Alcohol-infused ice cream wins E3 Expo

    Crème de Liqueur, an alcohol-infused ice cream, is the business venture by Elizabeth Nash '14 that won the annual Emerson Entrepreneurship Experience (E3) Exposition on April 19.

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