Writing, Literature & Publishing Faculty
Dr. Kamada is a specialist in British and multi-ethnic American literatures whose interests include poetry, contemporary poetics and postcolonial, transnational and diasporic studies.
He has received grants from Emerson College, the James Irvine Foundation, Poets & Writers, the Vermont Studio Center, and Bread Loaf. He has received the Celeste Turner Wright award from the Academy of American Poets, the David Noel Miller Fellowship at UC Davis and a Henry Hoyns Fellowship at the University of Virigina. He is the author of Postcolonial Romanticisms: Landscape and the Possibilities of Inheritance (2010).
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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.