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.

  • Emerson UnCommon

    Emerson UnCommon civic game launches Sept. 22

    On Monday, September 22, Emerson launches a civic engagement game called Community PlanIt: Emerson Uncommon, a highly innovative, distinctively Emersonian way of cultivating community input for the College’s ongoing strategic planning process.

  • John Skoyles

    Skoyles recites poetry on NPR (WCAI)

    Professor and Associate Chair in Writing, Literature and Publishing John Skoyles talks to Mindy Todd, host of NPR’s The Point, about discovering poetry and his path to becoming a poet.

  • Megan Marshall

    Marshall discusses Pulitzer win

    Doors continue to open for author Megan Marshall, the associate professor in the Writing, Literature, and Publishing Department who won a Pulitzer Prize in April for Margaret Fuller: A New American Life, including a new fellowship and serving on the American Heritage Dictionary review board.

  • move-in thumb

    Highly festive Move-In Day at Emerson

    Beyoncé is blaring and college students are dressed in tutus, leis, mouse ears, bullhorns, and suspenders as far as the eye can see. It can mean only one thing: Move-In Day at Emerson College is here.

  • Melinda Robins

    Summer becomes global education

    Several faculty members traveled abroad this summer, turning their summer breaks into educational experiences that will enhance their classroom teaching at Emerson.

  • Asim

    Asim poem reflects on Ferguson turmoil

    Jabari Asim, associate professor in Writing, Literature, and Publishing, wrote a poem about the Ferguson, Missouri situation titled, "The Talk," which was published in the Washington Post.

  • Mara

    Ploughshares podcast created with students

    Ploughshares, the Emerson–based literary magazine, is proud to announce the release of a literary podcast, produced in collaboration with the College's School of the Arts.

  • Benoit

    Denizet-Lewis on NY Times Best Seller list

    Assistant Professor Benoit Denizet-Lewis' new book, Travels With Casey, has hit #22 on the New York Times' Best Sellers List for the week of August 10. Travels documents America's relationship with dogs as Denizet and his Labrador-mix, Casey, travel the U.S.