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.
Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Jay Cocks, whose work includes Martin Scorsese’s The Last Temptation of Christ, The Age of Innocence, Gangs of New York, and Kathryn Bigelow's Strange Days, has been named Emerson’s Jane and Terry Semel Chair in Screenwriting for the Fall 2010 semester.
The Emerson College Board of Trustees has approved President Liebergott’s appointment of Daniel Tobin to the position of Interim Dean of the School of the Arts. He will begin those duties on August 1, 2010.
Jeffrey Seglin, Writing, Literature and Publishing Associate Professor and author of the “Right Thing” ethics column for the New York Times syndicate, was interviewed by New York Times writer James Warren for an opinion piece on the lies that Illinois State Representative Mark Kirk has been caught telling on the campaign trail.
Frederick Reiken, associate professor in the Dept. of Writing, Literature and Publishing, was recently interviewed by NPR about his latest novel, Day for Night.
Two students in Emerson's Writing,Literature and Publishing program were recently spotlighted by local and national media
Acclaimed author and Emerson Writing, Literature and Publishing Professor Steve Yarbrough recently sat down with Emerson’s Office of Public Affairs to chat about the College.
The author of Olive Kitteridge – which won the 2009 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction – came to campus April 15 to give a reading and a Q&A.
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