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Our Mentors

Judi Lauren
Judi Lauren is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Young Adult
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Judi Lauren
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After interning for a while, Judi became a copy editor and editorial assistant to Lydia Sharp at Entangled Publishing. She also works as a freelance editor and proofreader. Even though she became an official “adult” five years ago, she’s still drawn to writing realistic books for teens that explore a darker side to the teenage years. She has an unnatural obsession with Chicago, Dean Winchester, and Friends (the TV show). Oxford commas for the win!

Favorite Books

The Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz
The I Hunter Killers trilogy by Barry Lyga
The Outsiders by S.E. Hinton
The Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan

Years Mentored
2016, 2017