• 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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    Elana K. Arnold

    Graduate Adjunct - CLA

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    Swati Avasthi

    Graduate Adjunct - CLA

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    Coe Booth

    Graduate Adjunct - CLA

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    Brandy Colbert

    Graduate Adjunct - CLA

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    Lisa Jahn-Clough

    Graduate Adjunct

    Ron Koertge
    Ron Koertge

    Graduate Adjunct - CLA

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    Nina LaCour

    Graduate Adjunct - CLA

    Mary Logue
    Mary Logue

    Graduate Adjunct - CLA

    Jacqueline Martin 2017
    Jacqueline Briggs Martin

    Graduate Adjunct - CLA

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    Meg Medina

    Graduate Adjunct

    Phyllis Root 2017
    Phyllis Root

    Graduate Adjunct

    Laura Ruby 2017
    Laura Ruby

    Graduate Adjunct - CLA

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    Eliot Schrefer

    Graduate Adjunct

    Sherri Smith
    Sherri L. Smith

    Graduate Adjunct - CLA

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    Laurel Snyder

    Graduate Adjunct - CLA

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    Anne Ursu

    Graduate Adjunct - CLA

    Gene Yang
    Gene Luen Yang

    Graduate Adjunct - CLA