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  • Roxanne Gay

    Author Roxane Gay speaks to packed audience

    Emerson’s Writing, Literature and Publishing Department’s Reading Series welcomed a very high-profile guest to the Cabaret of the Little Building on March 19. Writer Roxane Gay visited campus for a question-and-answer session with students followed by a reading of some of her essays.

  • Mask You Live In poster

    Communities United Against Violence launches

    Emerson’s Violence Prevention and Response (VPR) is rallying students, faculty, staff, and alumni to get involved in a series of events on and off campus to promote prevention of sexual assault, stalking, harassment, and abusive relationships.

  • Colombia_artist

    Colombian artists visit Emerson in LA, Boston

    A group of nine young, emerging artists from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia in Medellín recently presented their artwork at Emerson College Los Angeles and are visiting Emerson College in Boston this month.

  • Jessica Treadway

    Treadway novel in Boston Globe

    Writing Literature and Publishing Professor Jessica Treadway is featured in the Boston Globe for her new novel  “Lacy Eye.”

  • Olen Steinhauer

    Steinhauer ’99 book in New York Times

    The New York Times reveiws alumnus Olen Steinhauer's new book, All the Old Knives.

  • Pelton, Georges

    Pelton hosts Boston poet laureate at home

    Emerson President Lee Pelton held a cocktail and hors d’oeuvres reception at his Beacon Hill home for newly named Boston poet laureate Danielle Legros Georges ’86.

  • Blanco

    Richard Blanco, 5th inaugural poet of U.S., visits Emerson

    Emerson students received some sound advice on February 4 from one of poetry’s most accomplished individuals. Richard Blanco, the fifth inaugural poet of the United States, paid the College a visit for a reading of his work and a discussion with students. 

  • Skoyles

    Skoyles in American Poetry Review

    John Skoyles, professor and associate chair in Writing, Literature, and Publishing, recently had 13 of his poems placed in American Poetry Review.