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Leila Siddiqui
Leila Siddiqui is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Young Adult
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Leila Siddiqui
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Leila Siddiqui is a Chicago-born Texan who calls New York home. She currently works in publishing in the marketing department. She is a horror film devotee and when not writing, spends her time fawning over her very floofy cat. She lives with her partner in Queens.

Favorite Books

Red Earth and Pouring Rain by Vikram Chandra
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury
The Ghost of Opalina by Peggy Bacon
The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

Years Mentored
2019