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Our Mentors

Emery Lee
This 2020, Emery Lee is mentoring Young Adult
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Emery Lee
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Emery Lee is a kidlit author, artist, and YouTuber hailing from a mixed-racial background. After graduating with a degree in creative writing, e’s gone on to author novels, short stories, and webcomics. Emery is the author of MEET CUTE DIARY, a YA trans romcom out from HarperCollins in 2021. When away from reading and writing, you’ll most likely find em engaged in art or snuggling cute dogs.

Beth Phelan
Gallt & Zacker Literary

Favorite Books

More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera
Tristan Strong Punches a Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia
The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang
Don't Date Rosa Santos by Nina Moreno
The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

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