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
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
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
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
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

Congratulations to Lauren Clark, Sierra Posey, and Patricia Jackson, the 2021 Children's Lit Paper Prize Winners!
Professor Lori Campbell's Harry Potter Class Recognized for Excellent Adaptation to the Online Environment View »
Jules Gill-Peterson wins ChLA Book Award! View »
Doctoral student Sreemoyee Dasgupta wins Judith Plotz Emerging Scholar Award! View »