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Our Mentors

Dawn Ius
This 2018, Dawn Ius is mentoring Young Adult
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Dawn Ius
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Dawn Ius is the author of three young adult novels published by Simon Pulse — Anne & Henry, OVERDRIVE, and LIZZIE, as well as 16 educational graphic novels for Grades 4-6. She is the editor of The Big Thrill magazine, a book coach with Author Accelerator, and a sommelier. Actually, that last one isn’t true—she just really likes wine.

For Pitch Wars 2018, Dawn Ius is co-mentoring with Kimberly Grabriel.

Favorite Books

One Of Us Is Lying by Karen McManus
Heartsick by Chelsea Cain
With Malice by Eileen Cook
The Female Of The Species by Mindy McGinnis
Killer Instinct by S.E. Green

Years Mentored
2016, 2017, 2018
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