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Students, faculty and alumni from the MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults are New York Times bestselling authors, National Book Award Finalists, and Newbery and Caldecott Medal winners.

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Julie Berry, WCYA '08

Congratulations WCYA award winners!

YA books written by three authors with strong ties to VCFA have just won awards.

Kekla Magoon

Special readings and events planned for MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults residency

The MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults program, now in its 20th year, will host an evening of visiting writer and faculty member readings, as well as a Martin Luther King Jr. Day special event.

Martha Brockenbrough

Martha Brockenbrough Joins MFA in WCYA Faculty

We are pleased to announce that Martha Brockenbrough will be joining the Writing for Children & Young Adults Program in January as our newest visiting faculty member.

Don Tate

MFA in WCYA announces January Visiting Writers

The MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults program is delighted to welcome Don Tate and Kathryn Erskine as visiting writers for the January 2017 residency.

Martine Leavitt Receives Award

Martine Leavitt receives Governor General's Literary Award

MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults faculty member and alumna Martine Leavitt received the Governor General's Literary Award on November 30, 2016 from His Excellency, The Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada.

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