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Our Mentors

Kit Frick
Kit Frick is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Young Adult
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Kit Frick
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Kit Frick is a novelist, poet, and MacDowell fellow from Pittsburgh, PA. She studied creative writing at Sarah Lawrence College and received her MFA from Syracuse University. When she isn’t putting complicated characters in impossible situations, Kit edits poetry and literary fiction for a small press and edits for private clients. She is the author of the young adult thrillers I Killed Zoe Spanos, All Eyes on Us, and See All the Stars, all from Simon & Schuster / Margaret K. McElderry Books, as well as the poetry collection A Small Rising Up in the Lungs from New American Press. Kit is working on her next novel.

Erin Harris
Folio Literary/Folio Jr

Other Published Works

All Eyes on Us (Simon & Schuster / McElderry Books, June 2019)
See All the Stars (Simon & Schuster / McElderry Books, August 2018)
A Small Rising Up in the Lungs (New American Press, November 2018)

Favorite Books

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
Sadie by Courtney Summers
Wilder Girls by Rory Power
Complicit by Stephanie Kuehn
We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

Years Mentored
2016, 2017, 2018, 2020
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