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Alechia Dow
This 2020, Alechia Dow is mentoring Young Adult
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Alechia Dow
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Alechia Dow is a former pastry chef, food critic, culinary teacher, and Youth Services librarian. When not writing YA sci-fi featuring determined black girls (like herself), you can find her having epic dance parties with her daughter, baking, mentoring, or taking teeny adventures around Europe.

For Pitch Wars 2020, Alechia Dow is co-mentoring with Sheena Boekweg.

Favorite Books
The Henna Wars by Adiba Jaigirdar Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds Crownchasers by Rebecca Coffindaffer MEM by Bethany C. Morrow Enchantée/All That Glitters by Gita Trelease
Years Mentored
2018, 2020