Classics & Children's Literature Working Group: A Call for Participants

deadline for submissions: 
May 10, 2017
full name / name of organization: 
Pegasus: The Reception of Greek & Roman Antiquity in Children's & YA Literature
contact email: 

Are you interested in writing an article or essay about any aspect of the reception of Greek and Roman antiquity in children’s literature, sharing your ideas, learning about other people’s work, and giving and receiving suggestions as you write?

Members of the Pegasus working group will exchange ideas and drafts electronically between June 2017 and April 2018, and each participant’s piece will ultimately be posted and archived on the Pegasus website (

If you’re interested in participating, send two paragraphs to Rebecca Resinski ( by May 10, 2017.  One paragraph should describe your proposed project.  It needn’t be a full-blown abstract, but it should convey a concrete sense of what you hope to explore.  The other paragraph should briefly outline your professional background and your interest in Classics and children’s literature.

Not sure whether to apply to participate? Want more details? Feel free to send questions to or