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TYA Jobs: Academy Manager at First Stage

First Stage in Milwaukee is hiring an Academy Manger. The Academy Manager’s primary objectives are to manage all administrative aspects of the Academy and provide support for families.   The Academy Manager will obtain these objectives by completing administrative tasks, providing excellent customer service and supervising office processes for all locations. Academy staff members are team... Read More

ASSITEJ International Awards: Submit Your Nominations

ASSITEJ International is now taking nominations for its Artistic Excellence Honorary Presidents’ Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, and Inspirational Playwrights Awards. The deadline for all three awards is November 10, 2016. The ASSITEJ International Award for Artistic Excellence Honorary Presidents’ Award History In 1990 at the Stockholm World Congress, Dr. Nat Eek (USA) realized that ASSITEJ... Read More

Gillian Adams 1934-2016

This was passed onto us by TYA/USA member Jeanne Klein: With sadness, we note the passing of Gillian Adams (December 1934-August 2016), scholar, long-time member of the children’s literature community, and good friend to many. Gillian trained as a medievalist, earning her Ph.D in 1980 from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She attended the first... Read More