Writing, Literature & Publishing Faculty
Anna Ross is the author of If a Storm, selected by Julianna Baggot for the 2012 Robert Dana- Anhinga Prize for Poetry, and the chapbook Hawk Weather, winner of the New Women's Voices Prize from Finishing Line Press. Her poetry, criticism, and essays have appeared or are forthcoming in Tupelo Quarterly, Guernica, Barrow Street, Boston Review, Memorious, The Paris Review, The New Republic, Southwest Review, Salamander, Southern Poetry Review, The American Reader, and a. bradstreet, and she is the recipient of fellowships from the Squaw Valley Poetry Workshop, Sewanee Writers' Conference, Grub Street, and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. She is a visiting poetry editor for Salamander Magazine and an associate editor in poetry for Consequence Magazine.
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Current CoursesAmerican Women Writers (LI210)
Greg 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.
Lecturer 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.
Recent 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).
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 exploring the experience of serious illness and includes a $10,000 prize and publication and promotion of the book.