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Our Mentors

Laura Steven
Laura Steven is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Young Adult
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Laura Steven
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Laura Steven is an author, journalist and screenwriter from the northernmost town in England. As well as mentoring aspiring authors through schemes like Pitch Wars and Writing in the Margins, Laura works for Mslexia, a non-profit organisation supporting women in the creative arts. She’s currently studying for her MA in Creative Writing, while waiting (im)patiently to announce her debut YA deal.
Favorite Books
The Hate U Give by Angela Thomas

American Street by Ibi Zoboi

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

One of Us is Lying by Karen M McManus

Wing Jones by Katherine Webbe
Years Mentored
2015, 2017