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Our Mentors

Layne Fargo
This 2019, Layne Fargo is mentoring Adult
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Layne Fargo
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Layne Fargo is a thriller author and the cocreator of the podcast Unlikeable Female Characters. Her 2017 Pitch Wars novel, TEMPER, was recently published by Scout Press/Simon & Schuster, and her second book LEARN HER WRATH will hit shelves in 2020. Layne lives in Chicago with her partner and their pets.

Sharon Pelletier
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For Pitch Wars 2019, Layne Fargo is co-mentoring with Halley Sutton.

Recent Favorite Books

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Social Creature by Tara Isabella Burton
The Life and Death of Sophie Stark by Anna North
Give Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott

Years Mentored
2018, 2019
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