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  • Norman Lear and Nathanial Charles

    Emerson Screenwriters Win Big in Austin

    Eighteen Emerson College students and alumni who placed in the Austin Film Festival’s  writing competitions last October join several other Emerson writers who took prizes in 2015—the most ever in one year, according to Visual and Media Arts Associate Professor James Macak.

  • Jabari Asim

    Asim Interviewed by the Washington Post

    Jabari Asim, Writing, Literature and Publishing associate professor and graduate program director of Creative Writing, spoke to the Washington Post about the latest backlash against the children’s book A Birthday Cake for George Washington.

  • Megan Marshall

    Marshall Wins MassBook Award for 'Margaret Fuller'

    Professor Megan Marshall will be honored at a State House ceremony.

  • Richard LaGravanese

    LaGravenese ’80 to be honored, Hollywood Reporter

    Oscar-nominated screenwriter Richard LaGravenese ’80 will receive a career achievement award from the Writers Guild of America (WGA).

  • Benoit Denizet-Lewis

    Denizet-Lewis feature in Rolling Stone

    Assistant Professor of Writing, Literature and Publishing Benoit Denizet-Lewis penned a featured article in Rolling Stone magazine that provides insight on the rise of social media stardom from time spent with teenage Internet sensation Christian Leave.

  • Peter Flynn

    Flynn weighs in on new Tarantino film in Boston Globe

    Senior Scholar-in-Residence in Visual and Media Arts Peter Flynn talked to the Boston Globe about filmmaker Quentin Tarantino’s new film being shot on 70mm film.

  • Yuri Cataldo

    Cataldo on new BCE major, Boston Globe

    Marketing Communication Executive-in-Residence Yuri Cataldo, director of Emerson’s Business of Creative Enterprises program, was interviewed for a business story in the Boston Globe about the new major, which launches in fall 2016.

  • Paul Turano

    Turano’s film featured in Boston Globe

    Assistant Professor in Visual and Media Arts Paul Turano’s recent documentary film includes a website and mobile app that encourages people, particularly those in urban areas, to explore the natural world.