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
Megan Roth, ’11
Associate Editor, The Walt Disney Company
"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 »
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
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
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 »


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New Children's Literature Elective: Englit 1635 Children in Pittsburgh
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2016 Children's Literature Paper Prize Winners