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.

  • 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.

  • Haines, of WLP, in Chicago Tribune story

    The Chicago Tribune has prominently featured Senior Writer-In-Residence Lise Haines in an article about Ragdale, a nonprofit artists' community where she will hold a summer residency.

  • Walker gets PEN Award

    Jerald Walker, associate professor in the Department of Writing, Literature and Publishing, was awarded the L.L. Winship/PEN New England Award on March 27. 

  • Yoshikawa in 'Best American Essays'

    Associate Professor Mako Yoshikawa, of the Writing, Literature and Publishing Department, has an essay in Best American Essays 2013.

  • Writer Junot Diaz visits campus

    Junot Díaz delivered a guest lecture, read two of his short stories, held a Q & A with students, and then did a book signing of his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao while he was on Emerson College's campus during Latin American Heritage Month. More than 100 students attended the event.

  • 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.

  • Walker to chair Writing, Literature & Publishing

    Following a competitive national search, Associate Professor Jerald Walker has been named chair of Emerson’s Writing, Literature and Publishing Department. He had been serving as interim chair since August 2011.

  • Skoyles' poem in New Yorker

    John Skoyles, associate chair of Writing, Literature, and Publishing, has a poem in the March 31 issue of the New Yorker.

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