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Rodney DeaVault '12 M.A. in Children's Literature

Beyond Neverland
Rodney DeaVault never thought about children's literature as a field until he directed a student production of Peter Pan while a senior at Princeton University.
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Graduates of the CSCL have gone on to a wide array of rewarding positions, including:

  • Art Director, The Horn Book, Inc., Boston, MA
  • Assistant Agent, Sheldon Fogelman Literary Agency, New York, NY
  • Associate Professor, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN
  • Book Designer, Charlesbridge Press, Boston, MA
  • Children's Book Editor, Kirkus Reviews
  • Children's Librarian, Worcester Public Library, Worcester, MA
  • Children's Writer-in-Residence, Boston Public Library, Boston, MA
  • Editorial Assistant, Candlewick Press, Cambridge, MA
  • Editorial Assistant, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA
  • Editorial Assistant, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Books, Boston, MA
  • Editorial Assistant, Roaring Brook Press, a division of Macmillan Publishers, New York, NY
  • Instructor, The Eric Carle Museum of Picturebook Art, Amherst, MA
  • Managing Editor, Castilian branch of Lerner Publishing Group, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Managing Editor, The Horn Book, Inc., Boston, MA
  • Translator/Independent Publishing Professional, Taiwan, China