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.

  • 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.

  • 10 students visit Japan

    Ten students visited Tokyo International University and toured Japan this month, making good on a memorandum of understanding President Lee Pelton signed with the Japanese institution last year.

  • Haines's book nominated for South Carolina Award

    Girl in the Arena, a novel by Writing, Literature and Publishing Writer-in-Residence Lise Haines, has been nominated for a South Carolina Book Award. 

  • Emerson Los Angeles raises $2k for AIDS Project

    Students, staff, and alumni represented Emerson College Los Angeles in the 29th annual AIDS Walk Los Angeles on October 13.

  • Ploughshares begins 40th anniversary celebration

    Ploughshares, published at Emerson, kicked off its 40th-year celebrations with a Sept. 20 reading at the Harvard Book Store.

  • Van, art drive home immigration messages

    Students and maintenance workers are literally driving home their experiences with immigration in a creative new project, which involves wrapping a van in text, in the Writing, Literature, and Publishing Department.

  • Megan Marshall wins Pulitzer Prize

    Associate Professor Megan Marshall has won a 2014 Pulitzer Prize for her biography Margaret Fuller. Evan Allen '11 was also on the Boston Globe team that won a Pulitzer for the Boston Marathon bombings coverage.

  • Emerson Los Angeles opens to students

    The College founded its Los Angeles program more than 27 years ago, but this semester marks the first time the program has been housed in its own facility. 

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