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Our Mentors

Cole Nagamatsu
This 2021, Cole Nagamatsu is mentoring Adult
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Cole Nagamatsu
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Cole Nagamatsu is the author of We Were Restless Things, from Sourcebooks Fire (2020). Her short fiction has been published in various print and online publications. She is the editor-in-chief of Psychopomp Magazine, a journal of genre-bending prose. By day she’s a creative writing professor, and when she isn’t teaching or writing, she’s usually reading, watching horror movies, or playing video games. Cole was born and raised on the east coast but now resides in Minnesota with her partner and their pets.

Erica Bauman
Aevitas Creative Management

For Pitch Wars 2021, Cole Nagamatsu is co-mentoring with Sequoia Nagamatsu.

Favorite Books

Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
Mr. Fox by Helen Oyeyemi
Duplex by Kathryn Davis
Bone Gap by Laura Ruby
Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King

Years Mentored
2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
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