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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Iwasaki Library exhibit features work by Martha Jimenez

    Martha Jimenez says she hopes to communicate contradiction in her art.

  • Claudia Emerson

    Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet Advises Students

    “I just spent $150 at the Emerson bookstore on sweatshirts, sweatpants, and other memorabilia,” joked poet Claudia Emerson, referring to her shared last name with the College. “I want to wear this stuff back home in Virginia. This is the best name for any educational institution.”

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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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