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News November 21, 2016

Will Alexander to serve as We Need Diverse Books mentor

Ten mentorships for aspiring children’s authors and illustrators are being offered by We Need Diverse Books, a grassroots organization advocating the publication of more diverse…
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News November 21, 2016
News September 29, 2016

Publishers Weekly highlights WCYA alumnx and faculty

The activities of several MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults community members caught the attention of Publishers Weekly this September.
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News September 29, 2016
News September 27, 2016

VCFA presents the Vermont premiere of the Great Gilly Hopkins movie. Get your tickets here.

Join VCFA for a special red carpet premiere and charity event celebrating the release of the film, THE GREAT GILLY HOPKINS.
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News September 27, 2016
News September 12, 2016

WCYA Faculty and Alumnus Win International Latino Book Award Honors

We are delighted to announce that the winners and honorees of the 2016 International Latino Book Awards include Writing for Children & Young Adults faculty…
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News September 12, 2016
News July 19, 2016

VCFA Launches Young Writers Network Program

Vermont College of Fine Arts has launched a new initiative to cultivate a diverse next generation of writers.
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News July 19, 2016
News July 5, 2016

WCYA announces summer Visiting Writers

The MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults Program is excited to welcome young adult fiction author Maggie Stiefvater and nonfiction writer April Pulley…
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News July 5, 2016
News June 2, 2016

M.T. Anderson receives Horn Book Award honor

M.T. Anderson, a VCFA trustee and former MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adult faculty member, earned a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award Honor for…
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News June 2, 2016
News June 1, 2016

MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults program announces new visiting faculty

We are delighted to announce that Daniel José Older, Liz Garton Scanlon, and Linda Urban will be joining the program this summer as our new…
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News June 1, 2016
News May 23, 2016

WCYA Alumnx Win 2016 Crystal Kite Awards

The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) has announced the winners of the 2016 Crystal Kite Member Choice Awards. Two WCYA alumnx are…
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News May 23, 2016
News April 18, 2016

MFA in WCYA Alumna Meg Wiviott to Receive Christopher Award

Meg Wiviott's (’11) Paper Hearts (Margaret K. McElderry/Simon & Schuster) was selected to receive a Christopher Award in the Books for Young People category.
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News April 18, 2016