Approximately 150 candidates are nominated each year, with 15-20 receiving awards of $3,000.
Writing, Literature, and Publishing MFA student Mitty Mirrer wrote for Boston Globe Magazine about her experience visiting a child in Ukraine who lost their father to war, who she met through the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS), an organization that supports those whose loved ones have been killed or died while serving their country.
Writing, Literature, & Publishing associate professor and graduate program director Kim McLarin was a panelist on GBH’s Basic Black program, discussing what changed or advanced for racial equity in America a year after George Floyd’s murder, and what did not.
Mako Yoshikawa shared an essay, published by Longreads in Summer 2019, about the impact of anti-Asian racism on her parents’ lives and her own.
They’ll talk about their work, their lives, and their perspectives as AAPI women.
Publisher’s Weekly reports that Penguin/Paulsen has bought world rights to Jabari Asim’s forthcoming picture book, Wall of Respect.
More than 300 people have received honorary degrees from Emerson College.
It was the first ever virtual commencement ceremony for Emerson College.
The Emerson Graduates show is being projected onto the Little Building every night through May 15.
Emerson Today reached out to graduating seniors from across the College and asked them the same seven questions. Here’s Part 1: