MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults

Margaret Bechard / Faculty

Margaret Bechard, Faculty, Faculty, VCFA Writing for Children & Young Adults Program

 Margaret Bechard is the author of eight middle grade and young adult novels, including My Mom Married the Principal, If It Doesn't Kill You, Hanging On to Max, and Spacer and Rat.

 Her books have been selected for such honors as School Library Journal's Best Book of the Year, ALA Best Books for Young Adults, and the Junior Library Guild Selection; they have also been nominated for several state children’s choice awards.