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.

  • Jim Shepard

    Embrace the Unexpected

    On October 12, Writing, Literature and Publishing (WLP) students were invited to a Q&A session at Emerson’s Paramount Center with renowned author Jim Shepard.

  • Pam Painter

    Painter's Short Short Story Collection Garners Raves

    Writing, Literature and Publishing Professor Pamela Painter’s short, short story collection Wouldn’t You Like to Know has received recognition from Flashfiction.net.

  • Steve Himmer

    A Hermit Who Decorates?

    Do you know what a decorative hermit is? Steve Himmer does. The author and Writing, Literature and Publishing Lecturer became an expert on the subject while doing research for his debut novel, The Bee-Loud Glade.

  • Ilana Berzon, Elaine McMillion, Rheanna Bellomo

    Lending Their Voices, Honing Their Skills

    In a new program established by the Office of Communications and Marketing, Emerson students are writing press releases, covering news stories, producing videos, designing publications, and creating social media campaigns.

  • Jeff Seglin

    The Business of Publishing

    We recently caught up with Department of Writing, Literature and Publishing Associate Professor and Tribune Media syndicated Columnist Jeff Seglin to talk about the business side of publishing.

  • Alexandria

    Something Funny Happened on the Way to Becoming a Lawyer

    When Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, MFA ’09, moved to Louisiana in 2003 to work with a firm that defended accused criminals on Death Row, she thought that was what she wanted to do for a living. She soon found out she was wrong.

  • Elaine Kornbau Howley

    Alumna Double Crosses Boston Harbor

    People have called her crazy thousands of times. She swims in water that is typically below 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Without a wetsuit. For more than six miles (10 kilometers) at a time.

  • Lisi Harrison

    Emerson Young Adult Fiction Author Profiled in Globe

    Boston Globe Correspondent Sarah Mupo sat down with Lisi Harrison ’85 September 16 to talk about her latest book, Monster High.

Pages

WLP Associate Professor Jabari Asim explains how Emerson's program combines academic study with creative work.
Writing, Literature, and Publishing - John Rodzvilla Video
E-publisher-in-Residence John Rodzvilla talks about publishing as a unique aspect of Emerson College's Publishing and Writing graduate program. Watch now »