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Our Mentors

Adrianna Cuevas
This 2021, Adrianna Cuevas is mentoring Middle Grade
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Adrianna Cuevas
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Adrianna Cuevas is the author of the Pura Belpré honor book The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez and Cuba in My Pocket. She is a first-generation Cuban-American originally from Miami, Florida. A former Spanish and ESOL teacher, Adrianna currently resides in Austin, Texas with her husband and son. She is represented by Stefanie Sanchez Von Borstel of Full Circle Literary.

Stefanie Avon Borstel
Full Circle Literary

For Pitch Wars 2021, Adrianna Cuevas is co-mentoring with Sarah Kapit.

Other Published Works

The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez (FSG/Macmillan, July 2020)

Favorite Books

Sal and Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez
Hide and Seeker by Daka Hermon
All You Knead is Love by Tanya Guerrero
Stand Up, Yumi Chung by Jessica Kim
Spirit Hunters by Ellen Oh

Years Mentored
2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
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