Judges, Submission Guidelines Announced for the 2017 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Judges, Submission Guidelines Announced for the 2017 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Hollins has named three distinguished authors as judges for the 2017 Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature.

“Marvelous Cornelius” Author Phil Bildner Receives the Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

“Marvelous Cornelius” Author Phil Bildner Receives the Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

The winner of the inaugural Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature was honored with a medal ceremony during the 2016 Francelia Butler Conference on July 23.

Conference’s New Award Recognizes Founding Director of Children’s Literature Studies at Hollins

Conference’s New Award Recognizes Founding Director of Children’s Literature Studies at Hollins

The Francelia Butler Conference, a one-day, student-run conference dedicated to celebrating children’s literature, is presenting a new prize this year in honor of Amanda Cockrell, founding director of Hollins’ graduate programs in children’s literature.

Beloved Picture Book Characters Adorn the Hollins Campus this Summer

Beloved Picture Book Characters Adorn the Hollins Campus this Summer

Ferdinand the Bull, Eyeore, Pooh and Piglet, Mister Toad from Wind in the Willows, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, and The Runaway Bunny and his Mama have all found a home at Hollins this summer.

Hollins Announces Winners of the Inaugural Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Hollins Announces Winners of the Inaugural Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

The first-ever Margaret Wise Brown Prize, which showcases the most distinguished picture book manuscript as selected by a panel of judges, has been presented to Phil Bildner, author of “Marvelous Cornelius.” Authors Jane Yolen and and Heidi E.Y. Stemple received the Margaret Wise Brown Prize Honor Book for their work, “You Nest Here With Me.”

“Goodnight Moon: The Magical Musical” Returns to the Hollins Theatre Stage

“Goodnight Moon: The Magical Musical” Returns to the Hollins Theatre Stage

Hollins Theatre Institute has launched a new tradition so every generation can enjoy the delight of the classic children’s book “Goodnight Moon” on stage.

Hollins Professor Wins Environmental Stewardship Book Honor

Hollins Professor Wins Environmental Stewardship Book Honor

Elizabeth Dulemba, who teaches picture book design in both the certificate in children’s book illustration and the M.F.A. in children’s book writing and illustrating programs, has received a Green Earth Book Award Honor for “A Bird on Water Street.”

Hollins Establishes Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Hollins Establishes Margaret Wise Brown Prize in Children’s Literature

Hollins is paying tribute to one of its best-known alumnae and one of America’s most beloved children’s authors by creating a literary award in her name.

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.

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