Congratulations to the recent winners of scholarships and awards at the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA program in Writing for Children and Young Adults! Here's a special cheer for my former advisees--Rebecca Van Slyke, winner of the Candlewick scholarship in picture book writing, and Marianna Baer, winner of the Houghton Mifflin scholarship in novel writing!
Congratulations also to the "dedications" graduating class! And again, here's a special cheer for my former advisees--Frances Lee Hall and Julianna Berry!
See the Jan. 12 to Jan. 19 online journal entry of winter writer-in-residence Jane Yolen.
A conversation with Austin YA novelist Jennifer Ziegler from the Austin American Statesman.