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Deborah Porter
Alumnae/i Feature

Deborah Z Porter, founder and executive director of the Boston Book Festival, on throwing pots and how she became a book person. What would you title your autobiography? Out of Cleveland. When you were a child, what did you want...

Alumnae/i Feature

We caught up with Jo about her career as a writer! What program were you in at Simmons? I got my BA in English and MA in Children's Literature. When did you know you wanted to write young adult...

Gregory Maguire
Alumnae/i Feature

Well-known for the book and broadway sensation Wicked, Gregory Maguire was one of the first graduates of the Master of Arts in Children’s Literature program at Simmons, staying on to teach in the program for nine years before pursuing his...

Elaine Dimopoulos
Alumnae/i Feature

We chatted with Elaine Dimopoulos about her work as an author! What was your major at Simmons and what is your current job title? I earned an MFA in writing for children. I am currently an author and a...