Children's Literature Graduates
Morgan Buck '18
Children's Corps, Fostering Change for Children NYC
"The Children's Literature program was more than just a certificate for me, it was preparation for a career in child welfare and advocacy. I cannot wait to help empower children and families through trauma-informed, culturally, and historically responsive practice." 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
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
Jordan Mondell '19
Marketing and Publicity Assistant, Little Bee Books
"The Children's Literature program at Pitt not only gave me the tools I needed to understand my market, but it introduced me to many of my closest friends, writing partners and now colleagues, which is invaluable to me." 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 »

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News & Announcements

Mar
29
Book Launch Party for Siobhan Vivian View »
Feb
27
YA Author/Publisher Event with Julie Murphy, Alessandra Balzer, and Siobhan Vivian View »
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!