Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing

Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing News

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  • William Donoghue

    WLP Department names new interim chair

    Associate Professor William Donoghue has taken the helm in the Department of Writing, Literature and Publishing, said Daniel Tobin, Interim Dean of the School of the Arts.

  • kim mclarin and terrance hayes

    National Book Award Winner is Ploughshares' Guest Editor

    2010 National Book Award Winner Terrance Hayes talks about editing the 2010 winter issue of Ploughshares, Emerson's award-winning literary journal.

  • Jeff Seglin

    Seglin Talks to Fox25 About Forgiveness

    Boston Fox25 Morning News Anchor Gene Lavanchy ’86 interviewed Emerson Writing, Literature and Publishing Associate Professor Jeffrey Seglin on December 1 about forgiveness and letting go.

  • Pamela Painter, and Frederick Reiken

    WLP Faculty Read from Their Latest Novels

    Three celebrated authors and Emerson faculty members read excerpts from their recently published books at the December 1 WLP Reading Series program.

  • Joe Pierandozzi, Barbara Segal Rutberg ’68, and Natasha Mieszowski

    Scholarship Dinner Brings Students and Donors Together

    Graduate and undergraduate students mingled with alumni, family, and friends at the annual scholarship dinner hosted by Emerson President Jacqueline Liebergott on November 18.

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    Emerson Faculty Featured at Irish Journalism Conference

    Journalism Associate Professor Jerry Lanson, and Writing, Literature and Publishing Associate Professor Jeffrey Seglin were two of just three academics invited to a workshop at the Irish Institute at Boston College.

  • Daniel Tobin

    Tobin's New Book of Poetry Lauded

    Daniel Tobin's book, Belated Heavens, features poetry on topics spanning from prehistory to modern Manhattan, and delves into themes of violence, destruction, endurance, and what it means to survive.

  • Roy Kamada

    Kamada Discusses His Book

    Assistant Professor Roy Kamada recently published the critical work Post-Colonial Romanticisms: Landscape and the Possibility of Inheritance.

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