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MFA in Creative Writing - Writing for Young People

The graduate concentration in Writing for Young People guides students in mastering the unique challenges in writing children's and YA literature.

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October 22, 2016
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Creative Writing, Counseling, Clinical Mental Health: Expressive Therapies (Art, Music, Drama, Dance/Movement, and Expressive Arts), International Higher Education and Intercultural Relations, and Mindfulness
 
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Creative Writing Faculty Featured on NPR's Code Switch

Faculty Jason ReynoldsMFA in Creative Writing faculty Jason Reynolds was recently featured alongside coauthor Brendan Kiely on NPR's Code Switch: Frontiers of Race, Culture and Ethnicity for their novel "All American Boys."  Written in response to the deaths of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown, and other young black Americans, the novel explores racial profiling and police brutality.  Learn more about the novel and its authors here.

Lesley Alum's Book featured on Reading Rainbow

CW BooksMFA Alum Beth Raisner Glass' (Writing for Young People, '06) book Blue Ribbon Dad was recently featured on "Reading Rainbow."  The book is a heartwarming story about a little boy thinking of all the things he loves to do with his dad.  Click here to watch host Levar Burton read the story aloud.