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News February 10, 2016

VCFA Faculty & Alumnx Lead LoonSong Writer’s Retreat, September 8-12

LoonSong, a retreat for writers for children and young adults, will take place at Elbow Lake Lodge in northern Minnesota from September 8-12, 2016, in…
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News February 10, 2016
News January 18, 2016

Vibrant Ideas: The MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults at VCFA

A look into the acclaimed MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults program at VCFA.
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News January 18, 2016
News January 13, 2016

Join Us for an Interview with M.T. Anderson on Monday, January 18

Award-winning author M.T. Anderson, the man who brought us Feed and the extraordinary two-part historical fiction Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, will join us…
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News January 13, 2016
News January 11, 2016

Rita Williams-Garcia, Kekla Magoon Earn Coretta Scott King Book Awards

Two MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adult faculty members earned high honors on January 11 as part of the American Library Association’s 2016…
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News January 11, 2016
News December 16, 2015

Circus Mirandus Makes “New York Times” Best Seller List

Circus Mirandus, the debut novel of MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults alumna Cassie Beasley ’13, has earned a spot on the New…
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News December 16, 2015
News December 14, 2015

“X: A Novel” Nominated for NAACP Image Award

Based on the life of Malcolm X and co-written by his daughter Ilyasah Shabazz and WYCA faculty member Kekla Magoon, X: A Novel has been…
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News December 14, 2015
News December 14, 2015

New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2015 Includes Books by Alumna & Trustee

The New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2015 includes books by alumna Cassie Beasley, ’13 WCYA, and VCFA Board of Trustees member M. T.…
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News December 14, 2015
News December 7, 2015

VCFA, Bear Pond Books Host M.T. Anderson Reading, Musical Performance

Anderson will read from his latest book. A string quartet performance will follow.
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News December 7, 2015