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Our Mentors

Carlyn Greenwald
This 2021, Carlyn Greenwald is mentoring Young Adult
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Carlyn Greenwald
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Carlyn Greenwald is an author, graphic novelist, and screenwriter hailing from Manhattan Beach, California. She’s a USC alumni with degrees in English, Screenwriting, and Forensics & Criminality. She is a 2016 YA Pitch Wars mentee, 2020 YA Pitch War Mentor with Kit Frick, AMM R4 mentee, and AMM R6 mentor. Her one-hour drama pilot was recognized as a semi-finalist in the CBS Writers Mentoring Program in 2018. She recently graduated from The New School with an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults and works in development at the intersection of publishing and Hollywood. When she’s not writing, she’s researching for period piece screenplays, gaming, and hanging with her dogs.

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Favorite Books

The Girls I’ve Been by Tess Sharpe
Sadie by Courtney Summers
Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender
Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

Years Mentored
2020, 2021