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Our Mentors

Helene Dunbar
Helene Dunbar is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Young Adult
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Helene Dunbar
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Helene Dunbar is the author of THESE GENTLE WOUNDS (Flux, 2014), WHAT REMAINS (Flux, 2015) and BOOMERANG (Sky Pony 2018). Over the years, she’s worked as a drama critic, journalist, and marketing manager, and has written on topics as diverse as Irish music, court cases, theater, and Native American Indian tribes. She lives in Nashville with her husband and daughter, and exists on a steady diet of readers’ tears.

Favorite Books

The Dream Thieves by Maggie Steifvater
The Starboard Sea by Amber Dermont
Boy Toy by Barry Lyga
Don’t Let Me Go by J. H. Trumble
Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh
Letters to the Lost by Brigid Kemmerer

Years Mentored
2015, 2016, 2017