Writing, Literature & Publishing Faculty

Indira Ganesan

Part Time Faculty (2013)

B.A. Vassar College
M.F.A. University of Iowa
http://www.indiraganesan.com


Indira Ganesan

Indira Ganesan is the author of three novels.  Her latest is As Sweet As Honey (Alfred A. Knopf, February 2013).

A recipient of a Mary Ingraham Bunting Fellowship of Radcliffe College, she has held fellowships from The Fine Arts Work Center, The Paden Institute for Writers of Color, and The MacDowell Colony.  Her essays have appeared in Newsday, Antaeus, and Glamour.  Her other novels are The Journey (Alfred A. Knopf; Beacon Press) and Inheritance (Alfred A. Knopf; Beacon Press), and have been published in UK editions, with translations in French, German, Greek, and Japanese.

Contact

Office: Ansin 10th Fl.

Phone: 8750

E-Mail: indira_ganesan@emerson.edu


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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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