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Our Mentors

Anna Sortino
This 2020, Anna Sortino is mentoring Young Adult
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Anna Sortino
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Anna Sortino writes contemporary YA and is represented by Kari Sutherland at Bradford Literary Agency. She is a 2019 Pitch Wars mentee and a 2020 mentor. She has a Master’s in Writing & Publishing from DePaul University. After a childhood spent in Chicagoland, she currently lives in the delightfully warm Southern California. Anna is hard of hearing and passionate about diverse representation in publishing.

Kari Sutherland
Bradford Literary Agency

Favorite Books

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo
Full Disclosure by Camryn Garrett
Allegedly by Tiffany D Jackson
Lovely War by Julie Berry
A Song of Wraiths and Ruin by Roseanne A Brown

Years Mentored