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.

  • 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.

  • Ferrell

    Video: Will Ferrell talks to students at screening

    Actor Will Ferrell talked to some lucky Emerson students at AMC Loews Boston Common Theater who attended an exclusive screening of Anchorman 2 on December 4. 

  • 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.

  • Espinoza

    White House is classroom for 2 students

    Two Emerson students are working at the White House this semester after landing internship at volunteer positions through Emerson's Washington, D.C., Program.

  • Hollywood sign

    5 things to know about Emerson Los Angeles

    The new Emerson College Los Angeles will open its doors in the heart of Hollywood to 130 Emerson students looking to enhance their education in the arts, entertainment, and communication fields. 

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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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