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Our Mentors

Erica Chapman
Erica Chapman is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Young Adult
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Erica Chapman
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Erica M. Chapman is a young adult author who writes dark, emotional novels with a burst of humor, and lighter contemporaries with smart-ass protagonists. Her first novel, Teach Me to Forget (Simon Pulse, 2016) is out now. She’s a member of SCBWI and a lifetime Lions and Michigan football fan who loves alternative music. She blogs, tweets, and watches various CW & Freeform shows while typing her next story on her MacBook in a Detroit Lions Snuggie.

Recent Favorite Books

Clockwork Princess (Infernal Devices) by Cassandra Clare

Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

Cress (The Lunar Chronicles) by Marissa Meyer

Girl in Pieces by Kathleen Glasgow

The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson

Years Mentored
2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017