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Our Mentors

Auriane Desombre
Auriane Desombre is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Young Adult
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Auriane Desombre
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Auriane is the author of I Think I Love You, and works as a middle school teacher and freelance editor. She holds an MA in English Literature and an MFA in Creative Writing for Children & Young Adults. She lives in Los Angeles with her dog, Sammy, who is a certified bad boy.

Penny Moore
Aevitas Creative Management

Favorite Books

Have a Little Faith in Me by Sonia Hartl
Today Tonight Tomorrow by Rachel Lynn Solomon
What I Like About You by Marisa Kanter
You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson
Ivy Aberdeen's Letter to the World by Ashley Herring Blake

Years Mentored
2019, 2020
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