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K.C. Held
This 2018, K.C. Held is mentoring Middle Grade
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K.C. Held
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K.C. Held writes both middle grade and young adult fiction and is the author of HOLDING COURT, a YA mystery that won the YARWA Athena Award for Best First Book, as well as 1st Place in the Contemporary Category. She holds an MFA in costume design and has worked with her share of vampires, ninjas, superheroes, and assassins. Born and raised in California with stopovers in Honduras, Mexico, and France, K.C. recently traded the Pacific Northwest for the Rocky Mountains of Boulder, Colorado.

Favorite Books
Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell Nooks and Crannies by Jessica Lawson The Apprentice Witch by James Nicol
Years Mentored
2016, 2017, 2018
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