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Our Mentors

Auriane Desombre
This 2019, Auriane Desombre is mentoring Young Adult
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Auriane Desombre
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Auriane is a contemporary YA writer represented by Penny Moore of Aevitas Creative Management. She is a 2018 Pitch Wars mentee and a 2019 mentor. She is pursuing an MA in English Literature and an MFA in Creative Writing for Children & Young Adults. She spends most of her free time hanging out with her dog, Sammy, who is a certified bad boy.

Penny Moore
Aevitas Creative Management

For Pitch Wars 2019, Auriane Desombre is co-mentoring with Susan Lee.

Recent Favorite Books

Our Year of Maybe by Rachel Solomon
Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed

Years Mentored