Children's Literature Graduates
Mariko Turk ’07
PhD recipient, 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
Madeleine Shelley '18
Children's Programming Team, WGBH, Boston's PBS Station
"I work with incredibly talented people who created the iconic shows I grew up with, like Arthur, ZOOM, and Between the Lions, and are on the forefront of new shows for PBS. I'm thrilled to be at my dream job working behind the scenes on projects I care deeply about, and I owe the inspiration and skills I needed to get here to the Children's Literature department!" Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Alexandra Cathcart ’14
Student at Temple University School of Medicine
"I had always known that I enjoyed spending time with kids, but I was surprised by the richness of the scholarly study of children’s culture." Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Corey Wittig ’06
Digital Learning Librarian, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
"The Labs' creative technology programming is very much informed by works of children's literature and folk and fairy tales." Read More »
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 »

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News & Announcements

Congratulations to Kate Eldridge, Laura Condon, and Sara Kraus, Children's Literature Paper Prize Winners!
Julian Gill-Peterson's Histories of the Transgender Child named a Finalist for the 2019 Lamda Literary Award
Children's Lit Paper Prize: Submissions Due April 1
New Certificate Elective--HIST 1640: American Childhoods Since 1865