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
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
Elizabeth F. Criswell ’04
Early Childhood Education Educator, University of Minnesota Twin Cities
"I pursued children's literature because of my love of literature and illustration and my interest in the history of this complex literary genre. It has helped me develop invaluable ways of thinking in my career as an educator." 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 »

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News & Announcements

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 »
Congratulations to Lauren Clark, Sierra Posey, and Patricia Jackson, the 2021 Children's Lit Paper Prize Winners!