MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults

Visiting Writers

The MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults attracts some of the best Visiting Writers and Illustrators in the industry. Our visitors join us for talks, readings, lectures, and interviews, often meeting with students directly to answer questions or offer expertise.

David Almond

Visiting Writer

M. T. Anderson

M. T. Anderson

Visiting Writer

Marion Dane Bauer

Marion Dane Bauer

Visiting Writer

Juile Berry

Visiting Writer

Lucy Christopher

Lucy Christopher

Visiting Writer

Henry Cole

Henry Cole

Visiting Writer

Kathryn Erskine

Kathryn Erskine

Visiting Writer

Marie-Louise Gay

Marie-Louise Gay

Visiting Writer

Mini Grey

Visiting Writer

Kirby Larson

Kirby Larson

Visiting Writer

Leonard S. Marcus

Leonard S. Marcus

Visiting Writer

Julie Paschkis

Julie Paschkis

Visiting Writer

Katherine Paterson

Katherine Paterson

Visiting Writer

Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman

Visiting Writer

Graham Salisbury

Graham Salisbury

Visiting Writer

April Pulley Sayre

April Pulley Sayre

Visiting Writer

Marcus Sedgwick

Marcus Sedgwick

Visiting Writer

Anita Silvey

Visiting Writer

Rebecca Stead

Rebecca Stead

Visiting Writer

Maggie Stiefvater, photo by Robert Severi

Maggie Stiefvater

Visiting Writer

Shadra Strickland

Shadra Strickland

Visiting Writer

Don Tate

Don Tate

Visiting Writer

Katherena Vermette

Visiting Writer