New Books by Emerson Authors: Fall 2020

Sixteen book covers of books by Emerson authors for Fall 2020

John Nadeau ’56 published an essay collection, On the Other Hand, which includes a few essays about his time at Emerson. 

Iris Burnett ’68 co-authored So You Think You Can Be President? Trump Edition, as a follow-up to her original 2011 publication, So You Think You Can Be President?: 200 Questions to Determine If You Are Right (or Left) Enough to Be the Next Commander-in-Chief

Andrew Wander ’73 published Stately Homes of Montclair

Ploughshares published “Interior Scroll” by Denise Duhamel ’84 and “Volunteer Lemons” by Brionne Janae, MFA ’15, in its Spring 2020 issue. 

Karen Brock, MFA ’90, co-authored Every Thread a Story: Traditional Chinese Artisans of Guizhou Province, which was published in March.  

Charlene (Coraccio) DeCesare ’90 recently published her first book, The Email Cemetery: Where Bad Sales Emails Go to Die…and How to Resuscitate Yours. This humorous and helpful guide for business builders launched as an Amazon Best Seller in eight categories.  

Chris Eboch, MA ’94, and her brother, Douglas, have released Felony Melanie in Pageant Pandemonium. It’s a prequel to Sweet Home Alabama, for which Douglas wrote the original screenplay. 

Valerie Nifora ’95 published her debut book of poetry, I Asked the Wind: A Collection of Romantic Poetry.  

Patrick Martens ’98 published his first novel, The Vagabonds of Dublin, a humanistic comedy about evolution and corruption. 

Rebecca Imes, MA ’99, published Communication and Care Coordination for the Palliative Care Team: A Handbook for Building and Maintaining Optimal Teams in March.  

Brenda Partello ’01 (pseudonym Kate Russell) has written Down the Rabbit Hole: A Memoir of Abuse, Addiction, and Recovery, which recounts her childhood of child abuse, bullying, and eating disorders.   

James Kirkland ’03 created the series “The Bill Walton Mysteries.” Its second book, Fire on the Mountain, was published in February. 

Amy Federman ’04 co-authored The Blueprint: 6 Practical Steps to Lift Your Leadership to New Heights with Doug Conant, former CEO of Campbell Soup Company.  

Carrie (Sheffield) Fuller, MA ’06, recently published a children’s book, The Butterfly Dress. Ally Rzesa ’20 created the book’s illustrations.  

Robert Repino, MFA ’06, published his first middle-grade novel, Spark and the League of Ursus, in April. A sequel is scheduled for 2021. 

Phil Shore ’11 published his first book, Major League Life: Why Major League Lacrosse Players, Coaches, and Fans Share a Passion for a League that Often Goes Overlooked in June. 

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