Writing, Literature & Publishing Faculty
Dan Weaver has been the editor in chief of Nation Books in New York City, Faber & Faber, Inc. in Boston, senior editor at Viking Penguin and McGraw-Hill in New York City, run several book clubs, and taught at Hofstra University.
He has edited and published Gore Vidal, Vincent Bugliosi, Arthur Danto, John Sayles, Phyllis Chesler, Garry Marshall, Julian Barnes, Carolyn See, Norman Lewis, Richard Powers, Fannie Flagg, T.Coraghessan Boyle, Roy Blount, Jr., Peter DeVries, Alan Lelchuk, and Jonathan Schell, among others.
Office: Ansin 1201
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.