Writing, Literature & Publishing Faculty
Mary Kovaleski Byrnes
Mary Kovaleski Byrnes is a poet, travel writer, and essayist, whose work has been featured in numerous publications, including the Cimarron Review, Poet Lore, Poets & Artists, Boston.com's Passport, and was awarded "Best of the Net" in 2011.
She coordinates the EmersonWRITES program, a free creative writing program for Boston Public School students, and is a poetry reader for Ploughshares.
Office: Ansin 1117B
Current CoursesIntroduction to College Writing (WR101)
WLP Professor Megan Marshall and the emersonWRITES program participate in the launch and unveiling of Boston as the country's first Literary Cultural District.
Michelle 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.