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Our Mentors

Kara Seal
Kara Seal is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Middle Grade
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Kara Seal
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Kara has been penning fantastical tales since her crayon wielding days. Along the journey to writing Middle Grade fiction, she stumbled into a public library job working with youth, which further fueled her passion to write for kids and teens. Kara is represented by Shannon Hassan of Marsal Lyon Literary Agency. She lives in Colorado with her husband and two dogs where her head is filled with stories and her house is full of books.

Favorite Books
  • Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling
  • The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
  • When the Sea is Rising Red by Cat Hellisen
  • Song of the Lioness by Tamora Pierce
  • The Lost Years of Merlin by T.A. Barron
Years Mentored
2015, 2016, 2017