Elizabeth Dulemba



Research title

Tricksters, Witches and Warriors: Rewriting a Patriarchal Narrative in Children's Literature

Research summary

Elizabeth Dulemba is an award-winning children’s book author/illustrator of over two-dozen titles from board books to novels. She holds a BFA from the University of Georgia in Graphic Design, an MFA in Illustration from the University of Edinburgh (with Distinction), and is currently a PhD Researcher in Children’s Literature at the University of Glasgow, where she is also a Graduate Teaching Assistant. In the summers, she is Visiting Associate Professor in the MFA in Children’s Book Writing and Illustrating program at Hollins University in Roanoke, Virginia.

Her PhD research topic is "Tricksters, Witches, and Warriors: Rewriting a Patriarchal Narrative in Children's Fantasy Literature".



THE BLOOMSBURY INTRODUCTION TO CHILDRNE'S AND YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE (http://www.bloomsbury.com /uk/the-bloomsbury-introduction-to-childrens-and-young-adult-literature-9781472575548/), by Karen Coats, "Author Talkback: Creating A Bird on Water Street,"
Bloomsbury, pp. 340-3.

Reading Changes Blog: "Comparing US and UK Picture Books: An Analysis of Cultural Contexts Between Award-winning Titles" (http://readingchanges.blogspot.co.uk/2017/07/comparing-us-and-uk-picture-books.html), July 2017

For a full list of publications, please go to http://dulemba.com/index_writing.html.


Creative Language Practices (https://blogs.glowscotland.org.uk/gc/creativepracticestranslang/) with Lavinia Hirsu

Curious Science, Healthy Outcomes with Dr Dimitra Fimi and Dr Christopher Cunningham

Heart Art: What Makes an ILlustration Resonate with Dr Karen Coats


IRSCL, Stockholm, Sweden, 14-18 August 2019: Silence and Silencing in Children's Literature

Cambridge University: Synergy and Contradiction: How Picturebooks and Picture Books Work, 6-8 September 2018, panel discussion with Pam Smy, Vivian French, and Dr Karen Coats

University of Glasgow, Children's Literature and Literacies Mini-Conference Lecture, 30 May 2018, 'How Illustrators Direct Your Eye@

University of Glasgow, Gifcon, Panel Chair, 26 April 2018



Crow Not Crow art exhibition, St Andrews Building, November 2018


Graduate Teaching Assistant for:

Texts for Children, Fall 2018

Critical Enquiries, Spring 2019

Additional information

Please visit www.dulemba.com to learn more.