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Kristen Ciccarelli
Kristen Ciccarelli is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Young Adult
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Kristen Ciccarelli
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Kristen Ciccarelli hails from Ontario’s Niagara Peninsula where she grew up on her grandfather’s grape farm. She’s made her living as a baker, a bookseller, and a potter, but now writes books about bloodthirsty dragons, badass girls, and the transformative power of stories. Her debut novel, THE LAST NAMSARA, is the first in a 3-book fantasy series. It debuts October 3rd, 2017.

Favorite Books
The Forgotten Beasts of Eld by Patricia McKillip
Keturah & Lord Death by Martine Leavitt
The Queen of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner
Sabriel by Garth Nix
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
Years Mentored
2017