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.

  • Martie Cook

    Cook on comedy “pushing the envelope,”

    VMA Associate Chair and Professor Martie Cook, who created Emerson’s new Comedic Arts major, talked to Sinclair Broadcast Group about a recent South Park episode about Donald Trump that has raised controversy.

  • Jabari Asim

    Asim talks about 'Black-ish' in LA Times

    Associate Professor Jabari Asim of the Writing, Literature and Publishing Department is quoted in the Los Angeles Times about the television show Black-ish’s plan to use the “N-word” in its season premiere on September 23.

  • Electric Pilgrims

    School of Arts hosting outdoor projection event

    Emerson College has announced that its School of the Arts will host an outdoor video projection event, titled Electric Pilgrims, on the evening of Saturday, October 17 (with a rain date of Sunday, October 18) as part of the 36th annual Fort Point Open Studios event in Boston’s Fort Point neighborhood.

  • Yuri Cataldo

    College welcomes 10 full-time faculty members

    Emerson College welcomes 10 new full-time faculty members for the 2015–2016 academic year as the College continues its commitment to academic excellence in communication and the arts.

  • Martie Cook

    Cook on WGBH Radio for Comedic Arts

    Associate Chair of VMA Martie Cook spoke with WGBH’s Callie Crossley, host of Under the Radar, about Emerson’s new Comedic Arts major

  • Emerson seal

    Campbell '15 wins award, reports

    Blake Campbell ’15 recently won the Aliki Perroti and Seth Frank Most Promising Young Poet Award from the Academy of American Poets.

  • Brianna Arrighi '17

    Arrighi '17 calls Kasteel Well 'the best experience'

    When Brianna Arrighi ’17 reflects on her five weeks spent in Emerson’s Kasteel Well, Netherlands, study abroad program, she recalls being atop a gorgeous hill in Barcelona, Spain, on her 20th birthday.

  • Megan Marshall

    WLP’s Marshall mentioned in Harvard Gazette

    Megan Marshall’s Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Margaret Fuller is cited in a story about the Houghton Library’s newly acquired Henry David Thoreau transcript, which explores his findings in the shipwreck that claimed Fuller’s life at the age of 40.