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Our Mentors

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.

Agent:
Natalie Lakosil
Bradford Literary Agency

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
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