Children's Literature Graduates
Paige Carlson ’09
Assistant to the Vice President / Director of Manufacturing, Penguin Young Readers
"The passion for children's literature that the program inspired in me will always shine, in every conversation I have with publishers, printers, authors, editors, and academics." Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Kelly Knisley ’12
Editorial Assistant, Kumon Publishing
"I am now living my dream in New York City, creating books for children.  I owe so much to the knowledgeable faculty and thoughtfully designed courses of the Children’s Literature Certificate program." Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Mara Mandradjieff ’08
Adjunct Professor of Dance, Gender Studies Affiliate, Kennesaw State University; Adjunct Professor of Dance, Emory University; Executive Director and Founder, Lume Foundation
"The Program truly paved my future career path and encouraged my intellectual growth. I remember these eye-opening experiences and strive to enrich my students in a similar fashion." Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Arielle Reed '17
Production Coordinator, The Fred Rogers Company
"I am so thrilled to be working in a field that has such deep involvement with creative writing, art, child psychology, and education. Earning my Children's Literature Certificate was one of the best collegiate choices I could have made." Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Megan Roth ’11
Editor, Disney Publishing Worldwide
"I put this knowledge (gained through the Children's Lit Certificate Program) to use every day and words cannot express how much these classes helped." Read More »

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News & Announcements

Congratulations to Rachael Lippincott, alum of Writing Youth Literature, for her NY Times Bestselling YA Book, Five Feet Apart!
Congratulations to Kate Eldridge, Laura Condon, and Sara Kraus, Children's Literature Paper Prize Winners!
Julian Gill-Peterson's Histories of the Transgender Child won the 2019 Lamda Literary Award in Transgender Nonfiction!
Children's Lit Paper Prize: Submissions Due April 1