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Our Mentors

Grace D. Li
This 2021, Grace D. Li is mentoring Young Adult
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Grace D. Li
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Grace D. Li grew up in Houston, Texas, and is a graduate of Duke University, where she studied biology and creative writing. She is a former New York City high school teacher and currently attends medical school at Stanford University. Her debut novel, Portrait of a Thief, will be out April 2022 from Tiny Rep Books. Say hi on Twitter at @gracedli!

Hannah Fergesen
KT Literary

For Pitch Wars 2021, Grace D. Li is co-mentoring with Em X. Liu.

Favorite Books

Chemistry by Weike Wang
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
This is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
Picture Us in the Light by Kelly Loy Gilbert

Years Mentored
2020, 2021
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