Charles Wesley Emerson Professor Megan Marshall was one of the more than 2,000 historians to sign a Statement on the Impeachment of President Trump last month, a document that Speaker Nancy Pelosi read into the record on the day the House voted to impeach the president.
Emerson College and Massachusetts Literary Education & Performance (Mass LEAP) are entering a new partnership and relaunching a poetry and spoken word festival that for the past seven years has showcased the talents of Boston youth.
Award-winning novelist Tayari Jones talked to Emerson students and faculty last week about how she became the author she is today as she navigated through the writing and publishing world.
JP Cromwell, not surprisingly for a Creative Writing MFA, tells stories for a living. You might hear one of them as you hunt for hidden treasure.
MFA Program Director of Writing, Literature and Publishing and Elma Lewis Distinguished Fellow Jabari Asim penned a piece for WBUR’s Cognescenti, in response to President Trump’s recent comments comparing his impeachment probe to lynching.
Writing, Literature, and Publishing associate professor Benoit Denizet-Lewis reviewed poet Saeed Jones’ memoir “How We Fight for Our Lives” for the New York Times Book Review, which chronicles Jones’ difficult experiences growing up as an African American and gay youth.
Associate Professor Jabari Asim was honored this week to learn that his essay, Getting It Twisted, is included in The Best American Essays 2019 anthology.
“I think our department is a unique configuration of the various ways of engaging with what all the faculty, all the staff, all the students really love, which is … the written word.”
Do Oscars become doorstops? Are Tonys put on a shelf surrounded by stuffed animals?
Writing, Literature & Publishing Assistant Professor Rajiv Mohabir has been named the winner of the Restless Books Prize for New Immigrant Writing.