Children’s Literature Graduate Student Shares Inaugural Manchester Writing for Children Prize

Children’s Literature Graduate Student Shares Inaugural Manchester Writing for Children Prize

Ashleigh Gill was honored at the recent Manchester Children’s Book Festival in northwest England and received half of the £2,000 first prize award.

Children’s Literature Students Volunteer to Help Young Ethiopians “Eager for English”

Children’s Literature Students Volunteer to Help Young Ethiopians “Eager for English”

Hollins graduate students partnered with Peace Corps Ethiopia to produce creative short stories that have been published in various regions of the African nation. The stories supplement English language instruction in grades four through eight.

Hollins Launches Nation’s First Graduate Degree in Children’s Book Writing and Illustrating

Hollins Launches Nation’s First Graduate Degree in Children’s Book Writing and Illustrating

The Master of Fine Arts program begins next summer and will complement the university’s existing Master of Arts and Master of Fine Arts degrees in the study and writing of children’s and young adult literature.

“Goodnight Moon” Among Library of Congress’ “Books that Shaped America”

“Goodnight Moon” Among Library of Congress’ “Books that Shaped America”

The timeless bedtime story by Margaret Wise Brown, a member of Hollins’ class of 1932, is featured in an exhibition launching the Library’s “Celebration of the Book.”

Two Prestigious “Best of” Lists for 2011 Feature Novel by Children’s Literature Program Director

Two Prestigious “Best of” Lists for 2011 Feature Novel by Children’s Literature Program Director

Amanda Cockrell has received some impressive year-end recognition for her latest book, What We Keep Is Not Always What Will Stay.