Writing, Literature & Publishing Faculty
Senior Writer-in-Residence (2001)
B.A. Fordham University
M.F.A. Goddard College
Richard Hoffman is author of Half the House: a Memoir, the poetry collections Without Paradise and Gold Star Road, winner of the Barrow Street Press Poetry Prize and the 2009 New England Poetry Club Sheila Motton Book Award, and Emblem, as well as the short story collection Interference & Other Stories.
His work, both verse and prose, has appeared in Agni, Ascent, Harvard Review, Hudson Review, Poetry, Witness, and other magazines. He has been awarded a number of fellowships and prizes, including two Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowships in fiction, The Literary Review's Charles Angoff Prize for the essay, and a Boston Foundation Brother Thomas Fellowship Award.
Office: Ansin 1109
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.