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Our Mentors

Sonia Hartl
Sonia Hartl is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Adult
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Sonia Hartl
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Sonia Hartl is the author of Not Your #Lovestory (Page Street) and Have a Little Faith in Me (Page Street), which received a starred review in BookPage and earned nominations for the Georgia Peach Book Award, YALSA’s Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers, Bank Street College of Education’s Best Children’s Books of the Year, and ALA’s Rise: A Feminist Book Project List, as well as the forthcoming The Lost Girls (Page Street) and Heartbreak for Hire (Gallery). When she’s not writing or reading, she’s enjoying pub trivia, marathoning Disney movies, or taking a walk outside in the fall.

Rebecca Podos
Rees Literary Agency

Other Published Works

Have a Little Faith in Me (Page Street, September 2019)
The Lost Girls (Page Street, Fall 2021)
Heartbreak for Hire (Gallery, Summer 2021)

Favorite Books

The Hating Game by Sally Thorne
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck and Fortune by Roselle Lim
The Roommate by Rosie Danan
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

Years Mentored
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020
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