Children's Literature Graduates
Mariko Turk ’07
YA Author and Faculty, University of Colorado-Boulder
"In short, the children’s literature program at Pitt made me a more open-minded thinker in both my criticism and teaching, and for this I am so very grateful." Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Morgan Buck '18
Children's Corps, Fostering Change for Children NYC
"The Children's Literature program was more than just a certificate for me, it was preparation for a career in child welfare and advocacy. I cannot wait to help empower children and families through trauma-informed, culturally, and historically responsive practice." Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Kelly Knisley ’12
Editorial Assistant, Kumon Publishing
"I am now living my dream in New York City, creating books for children.  I owe so much to the knowledgeable faculty and thoughtfully designed courses of the Children’s Literature Certificate program." Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Jennifer Klein ’06
Marketing Associate, International Department, Random House
"Needless to say, Pitt’s Children’s Literature program helped establish my career. Having that certificate really helped distinguish me from the hundreds of other applicants out there." Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Mara Mandradjieff ’08
Adjunct Professor of Dance, Gender Studies Affiliate, Kennesaw State University; Adjunct Professor of Dance, Emory University; Executive Director and Founder, Lume Foundation
"The Program truly paved my future career path and encouraged my intellectual growth. I remember these eye-opening experiences and strive to enrich my students in a similar fashion." Read More »

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News & Announcements

Children's Lit Student Emma Loudermilk wins GSWS Undergraduate Essay Prize!
Pitt student Lauren Clark wins the 2022 CHLA Carol Gay Award!
Congratulations to the 2022 Children's Literature Paper Prize winners!
Children's Lit PhD Student Brittney Knotts Discusses Working with Girl Coders During a Pandemic View »