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Our Mentors

Cindy Baldwin
This 2021, Cindy Baldwin is mentoring Middle Grade
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Cindy Baldwin
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Cindy Baldwin the author of the critically acclaimed novels WHERE THE WATERMELONS GROW (an Oregon Spirit Book Award Honor, Indies Introduce title, and Indie Next selection), BEGINNERS WELCOME, and THE STARS OF WHISTLING RIDGE. She lives just outside Portland, Oregon, with her husband and daughter.

Elizabeth Harding
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For Pitch Wars 2021, Cindy Baldwin is co-mentoring with Amanda Rawson Hill.

Other Published Works

Where the Watermelons Grow (Quill Tree Books/HarperCollins, July 2018)
Beginners Welcome (Quill Tree Books/HarperCollins, February 2011)

Favorite Books

A Ring of Endless Light by Madeleine L’Engle
The Simple Art of Flying by Cory Leonardo
Other Words for Home by Jasmine Warga
Planet Earth is Blue by Nicole Panteleakos
The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street by Karina Yan Glaser

Years Mentored
2016, 2017, 2018, 2021
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