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

 

Contact

Office: Ansin 1117B

Phone: 8750

E-Mail: Mary_Kovaleski@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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