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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
News June 1, 2017

Annual Writing for Children & Young Adults alumnx auction coming June 16, 2017

It's time for our annual Writing for Children & Young Adults alumnx auction!
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News June 1, 2017
News April 24, 2017

Varian Johnson Joins MFA in WCYA Faculty

We are delighted to announce that Varian Johnson (’09) will be joining the Writing for Children & Young Adults Program this summer as a visiting…
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News April 24, 2017
News April 23, 2017

WCYA alumna’s book wins Bronze 2017 IPPY award

Princess Monori, written by WCYA '03 alumna Beth Walker, won a Bronze 2017 IPPY award in the Multicultural Children/Young Adult category. 
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News April 23, 2017
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