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News April 14, 2017

WCYA student honored as Lee & Low New Visions Award finalist

Congratulations to Jiton Davidson, whose novel Sun-Kadelic: An Afro-Futuristic, Historical Fiction has been named a finalist for the 2017 Lee & Low New Visions Award!…
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News April 14, 2017
News April 4, 2017

Three WCYA alumnx discuss virgins, saints, and mystics in young adult books

Mystics, virgins, and saints will take center stage in a discussion among young adult authors Marianna Baer, Katie Bayerl, and Julie Berry at Brookline Booksmith…
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News April 4, 2017
News March 29, 2017

WCYA Faculty Louise Hawes’ The Language of Stars coming out in paperback

A year after its hardcover publication, the trade paperback of The Language of Stars is due out May 30, 2017.
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News March 29, 2017
News January 27, 2017

Congratulations WCYA award winners!

YA books written by three authors with strong ties to VCFA have just won awards.
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News January 27, 2017
News January 10, 2017

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…
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News January 10, 2017
News December 27, 2016

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…
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News December 27, 2016
News December 16, 2016

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…
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News December 16, 2016
News December 2, 2016

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…
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News December 2, 2016
News November 29, 2016

WCYA Faculty, Alumnx Sign A Declaration in Support of Children

Nearly 700 children’s literature professionals have signed A Declaration in Support of Children, released by The Brown Bookshelf on November 14. These authors, illustrators, librarians,…
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News November 29, 2016
News November 29, 2016

Alan Cumyn Receives Vicky Metcalf Award

Writing for Children & Young Adults Faculty Chair Alan Cumyn has been honored with the Vicky Metcalf Award for Literature for Young People by the…
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News November 29, 2016