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Our Mentors

Jesse Q. Sutanto
This 2021, Jesse Q. Sutanto is mentoring Adult
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Jesse Q. Sutanto
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Jesse Q. Sutanto is the bestselling author of Dial A for Aunties (adult), The Obsession (YA), Theo Tan and the Fox Spirit (MG), and Well, That Was Unexpected (YA). The film rights to Dial A for Aunties, was bought by Netflix in a competitive bidding war. Jesse lives in Indonesia with her husband, her two daughters, and her ridiculously large extended family. She aspires to one day having one (1) hobby.

Katelyn Detweiler
Jill Grinberg Literary Management

For Pitch Wars 2021, Jesse Q. Sutanto is co-mentoring with Grace Shim.

Other Published Works

The Obsession (Sourcebooks, February 2021)
Theo Tan and the Fox Spirit (Feiwel and Friends, Macmillan, May 2022)
Four Aunties and a Wedding (Berkley, PRH, February 2022)
The New Girl (Sourcebooks, February 2022)
Well, That Was Unexpected (Delacorte, PRH, December 2022)

Favorite Books

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Circe by Madeline Miller
The Other Black Girl by Zakiya Dalilah Harris
She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker Chan
The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren

Years Mentored
2019, 2021
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