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.
(Image above by Ashley Wolff, faculty member)
The acclaimed British author will talk about his work in a public lecture June 24.
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.”
Candice Ransom M.A. ’07, who has published 110 books for children and young adults, was the guest speaker at this year’s event. Ransom, who earned her master of arts degree in children’s literature from Hollins, delivered an address on beloved children’s book author and Hollins alumna Margaret Wise Brown, whom Hollins is celebrating with a yearlong festival through June 2012.
Amanda Cockrell has received some impressive year-end recognition for her latest book, What We Keep Is Not Always What Will Stay.