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.

  • Marzano

    Creative writing alum gets coveted fellowship

    Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, MFA '10, recently won a $25,000 fellowship grant for creative writing through the National Endowment for the Arts.

  • Emerson College

    Publishers Weekly highlights WLP grad program

    Publishers Weekly highlights Emerson’s  Writing, Literature & Publishing graduate program for its commitment to exposing students to the working industry.

  • Kathleen and Angela Montero

    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. 

  • Caitlin Anders

    Writing major joins Emerson LA

    Caitlin Anders '14, a Writing, Literature, and Publishing major, is attending Emerson College Los Angeles and will intern at SpinMedia.

  • Megan Marshall

    Marshall’s book tops lists

    New York Times literary critic Dwight Garner lists Margaret Fuller: A New American Life among his 10 favorite books of 2013.

  • LA

    Emerson LA: A media hub

    At the new Emerson College Los Angeles, which opens January 12, students will find state-of-the-art spaces with cutting-edge technology for everything from theater practice to audio and visual production and live video lectures.

  • Randolph

    Ploughshares receives NEA grant

    Ploughshares, the Emerson-based literary magazine, is one of 895 nonprofit organizations nationwide to receive a National Endowment for the Arts' Art Works grant.

  • Anchorman 2 screening

    Anchorman 2 exclusively viewed by students

    Emerson students stood in long lines to exclusively screen Anchorman 2 during Will Ferrell's visit to campus December 4 as main character Ron Burgundy.

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