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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.

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    Asim in 'R-word' discussion on HuffPost Live

    Associate Professor Jabari Asim was one of several guests on the HuffPost Live video web chat on the Huffington Post site March 6, speaking about the dangers of using hostile epithets, including the "N-word," in public discourse. 

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    Randolph releases novel

    Ladette Randolph, editor-in-chief of the Emerson-based Ploughshares literary journal, has released a new fiction book, Haven's Wake.

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    Emerson well represented at writing conference

    There will be a strong Emerson presence March 6-9 at the Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference in Boston.  

  • Jabari Asim

    Asim’s latest book featured in the New York Times

    Writing, Literature and Publishing faculty member Jabari Asim’s latest book, 50 Cents and a Dream, was recently reviewed in the New York Times. 

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    Asim on NPR, discusses significance of Obama's second term

    Writing, Literature and Publishing Associate Professor Jabari Asim spoke with NPR’s Steve Inskeep about the shift in how the President is viewed by voters after four years in the White House.

  • Al-Hamdouni

    Alumna heads to Morocco with Peace Corps

    Well-traveled alumna Jennan Al-Hamdouni '09 will spend two years in Morocco with the Peace Corps.

  • Weinman

    Alum releases psychological thriller

    In what he hopes will turn into a book series, Edward Weinman, MFA ’99, has just released a psychological thriller, The Ring Road, that delves into the darkness of a murder in remote Iceland.

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    First-Year Writing Program recognized

    The First-Year Writing Program, in the Writing, Literature and Publishing Department, has been selected to receive a certificate of excellence from the Conference on College Composition and Communication.

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WLP Associate Professor Jabari Asim explains how Emerson's program combines academic study with creative work.
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