Children's Literature Graduates
Madeleine Shelley '18
Children's Programming Team, WGBH, Boston's PBS Station
"I work with incredibly talented people who created the iconic shows I grew up with, like Arthur, ZOOM, and Between the Lions, and are on the forefront of new shows for PBS. I'm thrilled to be at my dream job working behind the scenes on projects I care deeply about, and I owe the inspiration and skills I needed to get here to the Children's Literature department!" 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 »
Children's Literature Graduates
Corey Wittig ’06
Digital Learning Librarian, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
"The Labs' creative technology programming is very much informed by works of children's literature and folk and fairy tales." Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Arielle Reed '17
Assistant Producer, The Fred Rogers Company
"I am so thrilled to be working in a field that has such deep involvement with creative writing, art, child psychology, and education. Earning my Children's Literature Certificate was one of the best collegiate choices I could have made." Read More »
Children's Literature Graduates
Paige Carlson ’09
Assistant to the Vice President / Director of Manufacturing, Penguin Young Readers
"The passion for children's literature that the program inspired in me will always shine, in every conversation I have with publishers, printers, authors, editors, and academics." 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 »