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Jenny Perinovic
This 2021, Jenny Perinovic is mentoring Young Adult
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Jenny Perinovic
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Jenny Perinovic is a writer and middle school librarian. She has degrees in Medieval Studies and Library Science. Once upon a time, she wrote papers about monsters in Medieval French literature. Now she writes books about magic, ghosts, and girls who are braver than they know. She is a graduate of The Ohio State University and Drexel University, has studied Fiction at The Johns Hopkins University, and is an alumna of Blue Stoop’s 2019 YA Novel Intensive & the 2021 Tin House YA Workshop. She lives in Philadelphia, PA with her family and is represented by Amy Giuffrida of The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency.

Amy Giuffrida
The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency

For Pitch Wars 2021, Jenny Perinovic is co-mentoring with Kyrie McCauley.

Favorite Books

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
You Should See Me In a Crown by Leah Johnson
The Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley
A Room Away from the Wolves by Nova Ren Suma

Years Mentored