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Kester (Kit) Grant
Kester (Kit) Grant is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Young Adult
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Kester (Kit) Grant
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Kester (Kit) Grant is a British-Mauritian writer of color, and debut author of A Court of Miracles (Fall 2018, Knopf, Random House), a Young Adult fantasy reimagining of the Jungle Book and Les Miserables, and the first of a trilogy. She was born in London, grew up between the UK, Democratic Republic of Congo, and the tropical island paradise of Mauritius. As a wanton nomad she and her husband are unsure which country they currently reside in but they can generally be found surrounded by their fiendish pack of cats and dogs. Kit is co-mentoring YA with Tomi Adeyemi this year and they are both going crazy with excitement.

Favorite Books
Six of Crows - Leigh Bardugo
Night Watch - Terry Pratchett
Lies of Locke Lamora - Scott Lynch
These Old Shades - Georgette Heyer
Abhorsen - Garth Nix
Years Mentored
2017