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Children’s Literature Program Presents “You, Too, Can Write for Children”

Children’s Literature Program Presents “You, Too, Can Write for Children”

0 / September 12, 2014 4:15 pm

Parents and teachers who aspire to writing for kids and young adults can learn to hone their craft during this one-day workshop on October 4. Candice Ransom (pictured here), who has written more than 120 books for children of all ages, is among the workshop leaders.

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

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

1 / July 8, 2014 11:20 am

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”

0 / April 24, 2014 3:00 pm

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.

Four Reasons Harry Potter Fans Are Outraged and Five Reasons Why They Shouldn’t Be

0 / February 3, 2014 5:07 pm

Amanda Cockrell, director of the graduate programs in children’s literature and children’s book illustration at Hollins, talked with Yahoo Movies about Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling’s second thoughts concerning the books’ main characters and the controversy Rowling’s comments created.

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

0 / December 13, 2013 1:20 pm

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)

Hollins’ Graduate Programs in Children’s Literature Welcome David Almond, “Little Nobel Prize” Winner, as Writer-in-Residence

Hollins’ Graduate Programs in Children’s Literature Welcome David Almond, “Little Nobel Prize” Winner, as Writer-in-Residence

0 / June 6, 2013 10:00 am

The acclaimed British author will talk about his work in a public lecture June 24.

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

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

1 / July 5, 2012 10:30 am

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.”

Hollins Honors Professor, Staff Member, at Founder’s Day Convocation

Hollins Honors Professor, Staff Member, at Founder’s Day Convocation

0 / February 17, 2012 11:00 am

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.

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

1 / December 20, 2011 11:00 am

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

Certificate Program in Children’s Book Illustration Welcomes National Book Award Nominee Wendy Watson

Certificate Program in Children’s Book Illustration Welcomes National Book Award Nominee Wendy Watson

0 / August 9, 2011 2:50 pm

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