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Our Mentors

Adiba Jaigirdar
Adiba Jaigirdar is not mentoring this year, but has mentored 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.

Uwe Stender
Triada US

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

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