Lisa Rowe Fraustino

Lisa Rowe Fraustino

Lisa Rowe Fraustino, professor of English, Eastern Connecticut State University; Ph.D., Binghamton University. Fraustino became the Director of Graduate Programs in Children’s Literature at Hollins University in August of 2018 and has been on the visiting faculty, teaching both critical and creative courses, since 1995. Her middle-grade novel The Hole in the Wall won the 2010 Milkweed Prize for Children’s Literature, her article “The Rights and Wrongs of Anthropomorphism in Picture Books” won the 2016 ChLA Article Award, and her volume edited with Karen Coats, Mothers in Children’s and Young Adult Literature, won the 2018 ChLA Edited Book Award. She is past president of the Children’s Literature Associationand is also the author of I Walk in Dread: The Diary of Deliverance Trembley, Witness to the Salem Witch Trials; The Hickory Chair; and Ash. http://lisarowefraustino.com/

Education

  • M.A., University of Scranton
  • B.A., University of Maine at Orono