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Our Mentors

Erin Foster Hartley
Erin Foster Hartley is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Young Adult
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Erin Foster Hartley
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Erin is a Pitch Wars mentee (’14 & ’15) turned mentor (’17 & 18). She has also mentored for Teen Pit and led teen writing camps for the Iowa Youth Writing Project.

When she’s not writing, Erin works as a college administrator and teaches Jazzercise. She also likes to travel, play Eurogames, craft, and binge true crime podcasts. She currently lives in Iowa City with her spouse and two adorable dogs, Lucy and Dr. Thompson.

Erin is represented by Melissa Nasson at Rubin Pfeffer Content.

Favorite Books

American Street by Ibi Zoboi
Dread Nation by Justine Ireland
They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika Sánchez

Years Mentored