Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing

Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing News

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  • Benoit

    Denizet-Lewis on NY Times Best Seller list

    Assistant Professor Benoit Denizet-Lewis' new book, Travels With Casey, has hit #22 on the New York Times' Best Sellers List for the week of August 10. Travels documents America's relationship with dogs as Denizet and his Labrador-mix, Casey, travel the U.S.

  • LaFlamme

    Summer internships featured on Facebook

    Emerson’s Career Services Office has asked several students about their internships this summer and is featuring their responses on Facebook and Twitter.

  • Serizawa

    Serizawa, MFA '01, profiled by Antioch Review

    Asako Serizawa, MFA ’01, was recently interviewed by Antioch Review about her story, “The Visitor,” which won the O. Henry Prize Award last year.

  • Skoyles

    Skoyles releases 'A Moveable Famine'

    A Moveable Famine, a coming-of-age autobiographical novel by Professor John Skoyles of Writing, Literature, and Publishing, traces his early days as a writer and artist who rubbed elbows with literary icons.

  • Skoyles

    Skoyles autobiographical novel reviewed by AP, Globe

    John Skoyles, WLP associate chair and professor, has received positive reviews for A Moveable Famine, an autobiographical novel.

  • Ploughshares

    Ploughshares on Amazon's 'Best of Year' list

    A collection of digital short stories released by Emerson-based Ploughshares was recently designated as one of the best of the year to be sold on Amazon.com.

  • Shippy

    Shippy poem becomes Vimeo success

    A poem by faculty member Peter Shippy was made into an animated spoken word video with more than 111,000 hits on Vimeo.

  • Hoffman, Richard

    Hoffman's 'Love & Fury' gets good reviews

    The memoir Love & Fury by Richard Hoffman, senior writer-in-residence at Emerson, has received positive reviews in the Boston Globe and Concord Monitor.

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Megan MarshallWLP Professor Megan Marshall and the emersonWRITES program participate in the launch and unveiling of Boston as the country's first Literary Cultural District.

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Michelle Bailat JonesMichelle Bailat-Jones (MFA '05)
won the inaugral Christopher Doheny award for her novel Fog Island Mountains. The award recognizes a book-lenth work of fiction or nonfiction exploring the experience of serious illness and includes a $10,000 prize as well as publication and promotion of the book in print and audio editions.

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