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Our Mentors

Emery Lee
This 2021, Emery Lee is mentoring Young Adult
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Emery Lee
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Emery Lee is an author and artist whose love for chaotic and morally gray characters started at a young age. After graduating with a degree in creative writing, e’s gone on to author novels, short stories, and webcomics across a variety of genres and demographics, though YA fiction has always held a special place in eir heart. Drawing inspiration from Eastern media, pop punk music, and personal life experience, eir work seeks to explore the intersections of life and identity in fun, heartfelt, and inventive ways. In eir downtime, you’ll most likely find em marathoning anime or snuggling cute dogs.

Claire Draper
The Bent Agency

Other Published Works

Café Con Lychee (Quill Tree Books, May 2022)

Favorite Books

Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
What if it's Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera
The Witch King by H.E. Edgmon
The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang
Mo Dao Zu Shi by Mo Xiang Tong Xiu

Years Mentored
2020, 2021
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