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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.

  • Michael Sam

    Slate posts student essay on gays in NFL

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

  • Salzburg

    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.

  • Marzano

    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.

  • Emerson College

    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.

  • Kathleen and Angela Montero

    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. 

  • Caitlin Anders

    Writing major joins Emerson LA

    Caitlin Anders '14, a Writing, Literature, and Publishing major, is attending Emerson College Los Angeles and will intern at SpinMedia.

  • Megan Marshall

    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.

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