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News February 16, 2018

WCYA faculty member wins Asian Pacific American Award for Literature

WCYA Faculty member Uma Krishnaswami has won the Asian Pacific American Award for Literature in the children's category!
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News February 16, 2018
News February 8, 2018

VCFA Young Writers Network expands programming thanks to $10,000 NEA grant

VCFA's Young Writers Network received a $10,000 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Challenge Grant this week, which will help expand the network’s efforts to connect…
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News February 8, 2018
News January 17, 2018

WCYA alumnx co-write book dedicated to VCFA

WCYA 2012 alumnx Cordelia Jensen and Laurie Morrison have co-written the new book Every Shiny Thing due out from Amulet Books in April.
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News January 17, 2018
Event January 5, 2018

WCYA announces visiting writers and public events for the January 2018 residency

The MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults will welcome author/Illustrator Ashley Wolff and author Elana K. Arnold at the January 2018 residency. 
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Event January 5, 2018
News December 14, 2017

Titles by WCYA Alumnx Appear on the 2017 NYT Notable Children’s Books List

The New York Times Book Review has added titles by Ibi Zoboi (’14) and Cassie Beasley (’13), both graduates from the MFA in Writing for…
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News December 14, 2017
News October 4, 2017

Ibi Zoboi and Rita Williams-Garcia make National Book Award shortlist

MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults alumna Ibi Zoboi ('14) and former WCYA faculty member Rita Williams-Garcia have made the shortlist for the 2017…
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News October 4, 2017
News July 27, 2017

Angela Johnson Scholarship extended through 2020

Thanks to a generous donation from Barry Goldblatt, the Angela Johnson Scholarship for New Students of Color or Ethnic Minority is now extended through 2020.
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News July 27, 2017
News July 19, 2017

VCFA Young Writers Network receives Vermont Community Foundation grant

The VCFA Young Writers Network has received a $2,500 Small and Inspiring Grant from the Vermont Community Foundation! 
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News July 19, 2017
News July 7, 2017

MFA in WCYA Summer 2017 residency lecture series and public readings announced

The MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults summer residency starts Saturday, July 8 with a number of public readings scheduled, including the first…
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News July 7, 2017
News June 23, 2017

WCYA Announces Summer 2017 Visiting Writers

The MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults Program is pleased to announce that Julie Berry (’08), Anita Silvey, and Katherena Vermette will be…
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News June 23, 2017