When you graduate, you join an expansive network of Emerson alumni who work across the country and around the globe.
Publishing and Writing alumni have gone on to become leaders in the publishing industry, working as literary agents and critics, editorial consultants, book and magazine editors, magazine writers, publicists, marketers, and print production specialists.
They help produce many well-respected local and national literary journals and magazines. With the range of skills developed at Emerson, our graduates find that they are able to comfortably make the transition from one role in the publishing process to another, as well as advance quickly into senior positions.
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Publishing & Writing (MA) At a glance
Fall admission only
Full-time or part-time enrollment. Full-time enrollment is typically 8 or 12 credits per semester.
Full-time students complete the degree in two years; part-time students complete the degree in two and a half to three years.
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To read the Graduate Handbook and learn about research and fellowship opportunities, visit the Graduate Studies website.
Publishing & Writing News
Roxane Gay visited campus on March 19 for a question-and-answer session with students followed by a reading of some of her essays.
Writing, Literature, and Publishing Professor Jessica Treadway is featured in the Boston Globe for her new novel Lacy Eye.
The New York Times reviews alumnus Olen Steinhauer's new book, All the Old Knives.