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
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
Cristina Restrepo '15
Board Certified Behavior Analyst and Coordinator of Specialized Programs, District of Columbia Public Schools
"The variety of perspectives in one classroom is something I highly valued throughout the Children’s Literature certificate program. Students from different majors analyzing content through a different lens led to enriched interdisciplinary conversations." Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Megan Roth ’11
Senior Manager, Licensed and Editorial Content, ‎Sesame Workshop
"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
Mariko Turk ’07
YA Author and Faculty, University of Colorado-Boulder
"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 »

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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 »