Writing, Literature & Publishing Faculty

Jon Papernick

Senior Writer-in-Residence (2007)
On Leave

B.A. York University
M.F.A. Sarah Lawrence College
http://www.jonpapernick.com


Jon Papernick

Jon Papernick is the author of three works of fiction: The Ascent of Eli IsraelWho by Fire, Who by Blood, and There Is No Other (Spring 2010). His fiction has appeared in Confrontation, The Reading Room, Night Train Magazine, Exile Quarterly, Nerve, Zeek, and the anthologies Lost Tribe: Jewish Fiction from the Edge and Scribblers on the Roof.

He is currently reworking his second novel, Sharpy, about a con-man who sells the Brooklyn Bridge to an Iraq war widow.

 

Contact

Office: Ansin 1119C

Phone: 3694

E-Mail: Jon_Papernick@emerson.edu


Ladette RandolphLadette Randolph's new memoir Leaving the Pink House was featured on Oprah.com as a suggested memoir. Randolph teaches in WLP and is Editor-in-Chief of Ploughshares literary magazine.

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Greg NicholsGreg Nichols (MFA '11) released his first book, Striking Gridiron, A Town's Pride and a Team's Shot at Glory During the Biggest Strike in American History. The book was named a Junior Library Guild Fall 2014 Selection.

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Marko TameraLecturer Tamera Marko's writing collective with Emerson maintenance workers from Latin America and undergraduates presented a bilingual presentation: "Proyecto Carrito II: When the Student Receives an 'A' and the Worker Gets Fired: Driving our Own Narrative" at the Conference on Rhetoric and Composition.

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Megan MarshallRecent MA in Publishing & Writing alumni collaborated to launch a new literary genre journal called Strangelet. Alumni include Executive Editor Casey Brown (MA ’13), Managing Editor Leah Thompson (MA ’12), Production Editor Franco Alvarado (MA ’13), and Creative Director Chandra Asar (MA ’12).

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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 exploring the experience of serious illness and includes a $10,000 prize and publication and promotion of the book.

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