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.

  • 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.”

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    Duhamel '84 wins Guggenheim Award

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

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    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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    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.

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    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.

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    Ethics Circle revived for Fall 2014

    Emerson’s Ethics Circle, which on sabbatical, has announced it will resume in the Fall 2014 semester with a major new lecture series, to be held over the next three years, featuring key ethics thinkers from leading universities.

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    Benoit Denizet-Lewis's New York Times Cover Story

    Assistant Professor in the Writing, Literature and Publishing Department, Benoit Denizet-Lewis' article is New York Times Magazine cover story.

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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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