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Amelia Diane Coombs
This 2020, Amelia Diane Coombs is mentoring Young Adult
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Amelia Diane Coombs
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Amelia Diane Coombs writes books for young adults. Back in the day, she majored in English and went on to receive her MFA in Creative Writing. Now Amelia writes unlikable female protagonists, positive mental health representation, and swoony romances with soft boys. She’s a Northern California transplant living in Seattle, Washington, with her fiancé and their Siberian cat.
KEEP MY HEART IN SAN FRANCISCO is her debut novel. You can learn more at ameliadianecoombs.com or follow her on Twitter @sincerelyamelia.

Agent:
Jennie Kendrick
Red Fox Literary

For Pitch Wars 2020, Amelia Diane Coombs is co-mentoring with Sophie Gonzales.

Other Published Works

BETWEEN YOU ME AND THE HONEYBEES (Simon & Schuster BFYR, Summer 2021)
EXACTLY WHERE YOU NEED TO BE (Simon & Schuster BFYR, Summer 2022)

Favorite Books

I don't have favorites (too hard!) but some recent releases I really enjoyed:
Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett
Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
The Folk of the Air Series by Holly Black
The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James
On the Come Up by Angie Thomas

Years Mentored
2020
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