• MFAC Faculty

    Learn more about our talented, award-winning faculty that includes two recent Newbery Medal winners, the National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, a Caldecott Medal winner, four winners of the Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in YA Literature, four National Book Award finalists, an Eisner Award winner, two Orbis Pictus Awards for Outstanding Nonfiction, a Los Angeles Times Book Prize in YA Literature, and more.

  • MFA in Writing for Children & Young Adults Faculty

     

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    Kelly Barnhill

    Writer in Residence

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    Coe Booth

    Writer in Residence

    Lisa Jahn Clough 225 x 225
    Lisa Jahn-Clough

    Writer in Residence

    Ron Koertge
    Ron Koertge

    Writer in Residence

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    Nina LaCour

    Writer in Residence

    Mary Logue
    Mary Logue

    Writer in Residence

    Jacqueline Martin 2017
    Jacqueline Briggs Martin

    Writer in Residence

    Claire Rudolf Murphy
    Claire Rudolf Murphy

    Writer in Residence

    Phyllis Root 2017
    Phyllis Root

    Writer in Residence

    Laura Ruby 2017
    Laura Ruby

    Writer in Residence

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    Eliot Schrefer

    Writer in Residence

    Sherri Smith
    Sherri L. Smith

    Writer in Residence

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    Laurel Snyder

    Writer in Residence

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    Anne Ursu

    Writer in Residence

    Gene Yang
    Gene Luen Yang

    Writer in Residence