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Our Mentors

J.R. Yates
J.R. Yates is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Adult
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J.R. Yates
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J.R. Yates writes contemporary romance with a slice of heartbreak and a twist of suspense. When she’s not writing, she works as a speech-language pathologist with the pediatric population. This is her second year as a Pitchwars mentor. She was a mentee in 2015.

Favorite Books

The Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Harry Potter (entire series - ha! 8 for the price of one!) by J. K. Rowling
You by Caroline Kepnes
The Hating Game by Sally Thorne

Years Mentored