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December 9, 2019

Eric Pinder, 2011 MFA in WCYA

Eric Pinder's book The Perfect Pillow, published by Disney-Hyperion, received the 2019 New Hampshire Literary Award for Outstanding Work of Children's Literature. 
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December 9, 2019
December 9, 2019

Donna Bowman Bratton, 2017 MFA in WCYA

Donna Bowman Bratton's picture book, King of the Tightrope: When the Great Blondin Ruled Niagara, was published by Peachtree on October 1, 2019. 
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December 9, 2019
December 6, 2019

Tami Brown & Debbie Dunn, 2006 MFA in WCYA

Classmates Tami Lewis Brown and Debbie Loren Dunn's INSTRUCTIONS NOT INCLUDED: How a Team of Women Coded the Future was published by Disney/Hyperion on October…
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December 6, 2019
December 5, 2019

Catherine Linka, 2006 MFA in WCYA

Linka's YA thriller, What I Want You to See, about an art student so desperate to hold onto her scholarship that she becomes a pawn…
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December 5, 2019
October 29, 2019

Charles R. Smith

Charles R. Smith Jr. is an award-winning author, photographer and poet with over thirty books to his credit. His awards include a Coretta Scott King…
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October 29, 2019
October 29, 2019

Gilbert Ford

Gilbert Ford holds a BFA in illustration from Pratt Institute and an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults at Vermont College of Fine…
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October 29, 2019
October 29, 2019

Ann Dávila Cardinal

Ann Dávila Cardinal is a tattooed-Gringa-Rican-punk, a novelist, and Director of Recruitment for Vermont College of Fine Arts where she earned her MFA in Writing.
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October 29, 2019
October 28, 2019

Deborah Marcero

Deborah Marcero is an author-illustrator with a passion for storytelling in many media. Her picture book titles include My Heart Is A Compass (Little, Brown Books…
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October 28, 2019
Event July 3, 2019

Public Events for Summer 2019 WCYA Residency

Ellen Oh, Jennifer A. Nielsen, and faculty emerita Kathi Appelt are the special guests at this summer's MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults…
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Event July 3, 2019
July 1, 2019

Kathi Appelt

Kathi Appelt is the bestselling, award-winning author of over 30 books for young readers.
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July 1, 2019