Children's Literature Graduates
Elizabeth F. Criswell '04
Early Childhood Education Educator, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
"I pursued children's literature because of my love of literature and illustration and my interest in the history of this complex literary genre. It has helped me develop invaluable ways of thinking in my career as an educator." 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
Jennifer Klein, '06
Marketing Associate, International Department, Random House
"Needless to say, Pitt’s Children’s Literature program helped establish my career. Having that certificate really helped distinguish me from the hundreds of other applicants out there." Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Mariko Turk, '07
PhD candidate, University of Florida
"In short, the children’s literature program at Pitt made me a more open-minded thinker in both my criticism and teaching, and for this I am so very grateful." 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 »

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News & Announcements

Faculty collaborate on history of children's literature studies at Pitt View »
Winners of Children’s Literature Program Paper Prize Announced View »
“Writing Youth Literature” Instructor’s Book Optioned by MTV! View »
Pitt Students and Faculty Win Awards from Childrens Literature Association View »