Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing

Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing News

The latest faculty, staff, and student news in the Department of Writing, Literature & Publishing. For the latest College news and upcoming events, visit the News & Events section.

  • Jabari Asim

    Asim talks about 'Black-ish' in LA Times

    Associate Professor Jabari Asim of the Writing, Literature and Publishing Department is quoted in the Los Angeles Times about the television show Black-ish’s plan to use the “N-word” in its season premiere on September 23.

  • Yuri Cataldo

    College welcomes 10 full-time faculty members

    Emerson College welcomes 10 new full-time faculty members for the 2015–2016 academic year as the College continues its commitment to academic excellence in communication and the arts.

  • Martie Cook

    Cook on WGBH Radio for Comedic Arts

    Associate Chair of VMA Martie Cook spoke with WGBH’s Callie Crossley, host of Under the Radar, about Emerson’s new Comedic Arts major

  • Emerson seal

    Campbell '15 wins award, reports Poetry.org

    Blake Campbell ’15 recently won the Aliki Perroti and Seth Frank Most Promising Young Poet Award from the Academy of American Poets.

  • Brianna Arrighi '17

    Arrighi '17 calls Kasteel Well 'the best experience'

    When Brianna Arrighi ’17 reflects on her five weeks spent in Emerson’s Kasteel Well, Netherlands, study abroad program, she recalls being atop a gorgeous hill in Barcelona, Spain, on her 20th birthday.

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    Emerson included in Top 25 Film Schools list, Hollywood Reporter

    Emerson is inlcuded in Hollywood Reporter’s 2015 list of Top 25 Film Schools.

  • Megan Marshall

    WLP’s Marshall mentioned in Harvard Gazette

    Megan Marshall’s Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Margaret Fuller is cited in a story about the Houghton Library’s newly acquired Henry David Thoreau transcript, which explores his findings in the shipwreck that claimed Fuller’s life at the age of 40.

  • Denis Leary

    Leary ’79 cover story, Improper Bostonian

    Actor, writer, and comedian Denis Leary is featured on the cover of Improper Bostonian. He talks about his new show; his time at Emerson; and his 88-year-old mother, who he credits as the funniest person he knows and from whom he gets his “smart-ass, brazen personality.”

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