Children's Literature Summer Institute

This intensive long weekend program offers students an opportunity to meet with authors, illustrators, editors, and others committed to the study of children's literature.

Starts:  7/23/2015
Ends: 7/26/2015
Location: Simmons College, Boston Campus

A hallmark of the Center for the Study of Children's Literature is the Summer Institute held every other year. The intensive long weekend program offers students an opportunity to meet with authors, illustrators, editors, and others committed to the study of children's literature. Guest lecturers have included Newbery Medal winners Avi, Jack Gantos and Lois Lowry; Caldecott Medal winners David Macaulay, Jerry Pinkney, Allen Say, David Wiesner, and Paul O. Zelinsky; young adult authors M. T. Anderson, Kristin Cashore, Jo Knowles, Jacqueline Woodson; poets Marilyn Nelson,  Naomi Shihab Nye and Paul Janeczko; illustrators David Hyde Costello, Kevin Henkes, Laura Seeger Vaccaro, Wong Herbert Yee; review journal editors Vicky Smith, Deborah Stevenson, and  Roger Sutton; graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang; nonfiction creators Jason Chin, Deborah Heiligman; publishers Arthur Levine, Neal Porter, and Anita Silvey.

For more information, visit Children's Literature Summer 2015 Institute: Homecoming

Register for the Summer 2015 Institute