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Adiba Jaigirdar
This 2020, Adiba Jaigirdar is mentoring Young Adult
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Adiba Jaigirdar
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Adiba Jaigirdar was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and has been living in Dublin, Ireland from the age of ten. She has a BA in English and History, and an MA in Postcolonial Studies. She loves writing about queer brown girls. All of her work is aided by tea, and a healthy dose of Janelle Monáe and Hayley Kiyoko. When not writing, she can be found ranting about the ills of colonialism, playing video games, and expanding her overflowing lipstick collection.

For Pitch Wars 2020, Adiba Jaigirdar is co-mentoring with Gabriela Martins.

Favorite Books
We Are Okay by Nina LaCour Love From A To Z by S.K. Ali From Twinkle, With Love by Sandhya Menon A Very Large Expanse Of Sea by Tahereh Mafi Little Monsters by Kara Thomas
Years Mentored
2020