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Our Mentors

Jessica Vitalis
This 2019, Jessica Vitalis is mentoring Middle Grade
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Jessica Vitalis
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Jessica Vitalis writes dark middle grade fantasy and is an active participant in the literary community. In addition to coordinating Letters for Kids, she volunteers as a Pitch Wars mentor, with We Need Diverse Books, and contributes to The Winged Pen. The rest of the time, Jessica can be found chasing her two precocious daughters around Ontario or changing the batteries in her heated socks. Represented by Saba Sulaiman at Talcott Notch.

Saba Sulaiman
Talcott Notch

For Pitch Wars 2019, Jessica Vitalis is co-mentoring with Julie Artz.

Recent Favorite Books

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Princess Academy by Shannon Hale
Whichwood by Tahera Mafi
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
The Mad Wolf’s Daughter by Diane Magras

Years Mentored
2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019