Writing, Literature & Publishing Faculty

Mary Kovaleski Byrnes

Senior Lecturer (2008)

B.A. Mary Washington College
M.F.A. Emerson College

Mary Kovaleski Byrnes

Mary Kovaleski Byrnes is a poet, travel writer, and essayist, whose work has been featured in numerous publications, including the Cimarron Review, Poet Lore,  Poets & Artists, Boston.com's Passport, and was awarded "Best of the Net" in 2011.

She coordinates the EmersonWRITES program, a free creative writing program for Boston Public School students, and is a poetry reader for Ploughshares



Office: Ansin 1117B

Phone: 8750

E-Mail: Mary_Kovaleski@emerson.edu

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 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.

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