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Our Mentors

Ian Barnes
This 2021, Ian Barnes is mentoring Adult
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Ian Barnes
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Ian Barnes is a writer of bad jokes and various flavors of fantasy. A former computer engineer-turned-technical writer-turned-purveyor of puns, he lives outside Boston with his wife and cats amid an ever-expanding fort of books. He’s a lover of video games and whiskey, and will happily talk your ear off about either. When he was four, a ghost said hi to him.

Matt Bialer
Sanford J Greenburger Associates

Favorite Books

Harrow the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
Vicious by V.E. Schwab
Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett
Warbreaker by Brandon Sanderson
Kings of the Wyld by Nicholas Eames

Years Mentored
2018, 2019, 2020, 2021