Pursuing a career in publishing? Whether you want to shape the prose of fresh voices as an editor, represent writers as a literary agent, or work with exciting online publications and new media formats, Emerson’s prestigious Publishing and Writing MA will help you succeed in this ever-vital, ever-changing field.
You’ll receive a comprehensive overview of the publishing industry with the flexibility to take classes in a variety of areas, including book, magazine, and electronic publishing, customizing the program to meet your interests. With the support and guidance of our award-winning faculty, you will master:
- Writing for print and online magazines;
- Book and magazine design and production;
- Publishing for tablets, e-readers, and mobile devices;
- Web design and publishing;
- Publicity and marketing;
- Developmental, line, and copy editing; and
- Acquisition skills.
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