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Our Mentors

Liz Lawson
This 2021, Liz Lawson is mentoring Young Adult
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Liz Lawson
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Liz Lawson is the author of THE LUCKY ONES (2020), which was A Chicago Public Library Systems selection for Best Teen Fiction , A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2020, and A Texas Library Association 2021 Reading List selection, and the upcoming YA mystery, THE AGATHAS (2022), which she co-wrote with NYT Bestselling author Kathleen Glasgow. Her third book is currently seeking a title, and is slated for 2023! They’re all published/will be published via Delacorte Press/Random House. This is her third year mentoring with Pitch Wars, and she’s very excited! She lives outside of Washington, DC with her family and two bratty cats.

Andrea Morrison
Writers House

For Pitch Wars 2021, Liz Lawson is co-mentoring with Dante Medema.

Favorite Books

The Princess Bride by William Goldman
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Sadie by Courtney Summers
The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Years Mentored
2019, 2020, 2021
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