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.

  • Van Leuven

    Alumna awarded for 'Scarecrow' biography

    Holly Van Leuven ’12, who is working on the first-ever biography of Wizard of Oz Scarecrow actor Ray Bolger, will receive the Hazel Rowley Prize for Best Proposal for a First Biography by the Biographers International Organization on May 17.

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    Alcohol-infused ice cream wins E3 Expo

    Crème de Liqueur, an alcohol-infused ice cream, is the business venture by Elizabeth Nash '14 that won the annual Emerson Entrepreneurship Experience (E3) Exposition on April 19.

  • Travis, Cooper

    1st Spirit of Emerson Awards presented

    The 2014 Spirit of Emerson Awards were given April 22 to two groups who exemplified the College spirit.

  • Marshall

    Marshall named Cullman Fellow after Pulitzer win

    Associate Professor Megan Marshall was named a Cullman Center Fellow on April 22—just days after winning a Pulitzer Prize.

  • Emblidge essay on boston.com

    Associate Professor in Writing Literature and Publishing David Emblidge’s essay about the Boston Marathon bombings was featured in the Opinion section on boston.com.

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    Magazine 'speed published' in 48 hours

    48 Review, the first literary journal published by Emerson’s Graduate Students for Publishing, has been released after the participating students conducted an experiment in “speed publishing.”

  • Duhamel

    Duhamel '84 wins Guggenheim Award

    Denise Duhamel ’84 has won a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Award in the poetry category.

  • Benoit

    Denizet-Lewis' article becoming film

    Assistant Professor Benoit Denizet-Lewis's 2011 New York Times Magazine article, “My Ex-Gay Friend,” is becoming a movie starring James Franco. Gus van Sant, director of Good Will Hunting and Milk, is producing the film. 

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