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MFA in WCYA announces its lineup for Visiting Writers for the Winter Residency

During the January 11-22 MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults residency, we will host Visiting Author and Illustrator Debbie Ridpath Ohi and Darrow…
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News November 29, 2018

WCYA Welcomes Two New Faculty Members

The Writing for Children and Young Adults program is thrilled to announce two new faculty members. Please join us in welcoming Melissa Marr and Sara…
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News November 29, 2018
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WCYA Welcomes Summer 2018 Visiting Writers & New Faculty

WCYA is delighted to announce four guests who will be part of our July residencies in Vermont and the UK. We have two truly special…
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News July 6, 2018

WCYA Launches New Program Blog, Wild Things

We are so pleased to announce the launch of our new program blog, Wild Things.
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News July 6, 2018
News May 11, 2018

WCYA alumnx Cordelia Jensen and Laurie Morrison co-author new book

MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults 2012 graduates Cordelia Jensen and Laurie Morrison, have co-authored a book together!
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News May 11, 2018
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
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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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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