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Our Mentors

Jenni L. Walsh
Jenni L. Walsh is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Adult, Young Adult
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Jenni L. Walsh
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Jenni L. Walsh spent the past decade enticing readers as an award-winning advertising copywriter before becoming an author. Her passion lies in transporting readers to another world, be it in historical or contemporary settings. She is a proud graduate of Villanova University, and lives in the Philly ‘burbs with her husband, daughter, and son. Her adult novels include BECOMING BONNIE and SIDE BY SIDE, with Tor (Macmillan), and a middle grade nonfiction series with Scholastic called SHE DARED.

Favorite Books

The Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White
The In Death series by J.D. Robb​
The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyers
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
Vampire Academy series by Richelle Mead

Years Mentored
2015, 2016, 2017
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