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.

  • Yoshikawa

    Yoshikawa in 'Best American Essays'

    Associate Professor Mako Yoshikawa, of the Writing, Literature and Publishing Department, has an essay in Best American Essays 2013.

  • McLarin

    McLarin talks in Tufts' Race Day

    Kimberly McLarin, assistant professor in the Department of Writing, Literature, and Publishing, was quoted in a Boston Globe story about Tufts University's Race Day panel discussion.

  • Arroyo Castro

    Colombian professor welcomed

    Edgar Arroyo Castro, dean of agriculture and art at Universidad Nacional de Colombia, was welcomed to Emerson in a reception September 24. He's part of a year-round collaboration with faculty and students here.

  • Rasmussen

    Alum on book award 'Longlist'

    Matt Rasmussen, MFA '04, has been selected for the National Book Award Longlist for Poetry for his debut collection, Black Aperture.

  • Baroni

    New full-time faculty welcomed

    Emerson is welcoming 15 new full-time faculty members across various departments to begin the 2013-14 academic year. “These new faculty members are experts in their fields and will be an integral part of Emerson’s future,” said Michaele Whelan, chief academic officer.

  • Haines

    Haines chosen for creative artists' fellowship

    Lise Haines, senior writer-in-residence in the Writing, Literature and Publishing Department, has been awarded a fellowship at the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts this month.

  • Terwilliger

    Creative Writing grad a Fulbright scholar

    Cameron Terwilliger, MFA '07, has begun a prestigious Fulbright Canada fellowship this semester, and will research and draft a novel set during the Seven Years War.

  • Hollingworth

    Hollingworth's 50 years honored

    Numerous Emerson faculty members were recognized September 3 for significant years of service to the College, including Ted Hollingworth of Communication Studies, who has worked at Emerson since 1963.

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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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