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Our Mentors

Grace K. Shim
This 2021, Grace K. Shim is mentoring Adult
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Grace K. Shim
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Grace grew up in Tulsa Oklahoma as one of two Korean-Americans in her high school (her sister was the other one). Today, Grace writes books with Korean-American protagonists that she wished she had read about as a teen.

When she’s not plotting (the writing kind, not the world domination kind), you can find her wearing a Korean sheet mask, baking French macarons, and unintentionally killing house plants & succulents. She lives in the Bay Area with her husband and three kids.

Andrea Morrison
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For Pitch Wars 2021, Grace K. Shim is co-mentoring with Jesse Q. Sutanto.

Other Published Works

The Noh Family (Kokila, Coming May 2022)
Untitled YA (Kokila, Sometime 2023)

Favorite Books

Such A Fun Age by Kiley Reid
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Normal People by Salley Rooney
I'll Give You The Sun by Jandy Nelson
Emergency Contact by Mary H. K. Choi

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