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Our Mentors

Kristin Smith
Kristin Smith is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Young Adult
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Kristin Smith
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Kristin Smith is the author of the best-selling young adult novel Catalyst and its sequel, Forgotten. When she’s not writing, you can find her dreaming about the beach, beating her boys at Just Dance, or belting out karaoke (from the comfort of her own home). Kristin currently resides in the middle-of-nowhere North Carolina with her husband and five sons. To read more about her obsession with YA novels or her addiction to chocolate, you can visit her at kristinsmithbooks.com.

Favorite Books

The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins

The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

The Selection series by Kiera Cass

Years Mentored