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Our Mentors

Mae Respicio
Mae Respicio is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Middle Grade
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Mae Respicio
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Mae Respicio is author of the middle grade novel THE HOUSE THAT LOU BUILT, debuting summer 2018 from Penguin Random House & Wendy Lamb Books. She is the past recipient of a PEN USA Emerging Voices Fellowship and a former writer-in-residence at Hedgebrook and the Atlantic Center for the Arts; her non-fiction and essays have appeared in a variety of anthologies and publications.

Favorite Books

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle
Millicent Min by Lisa Yee
Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan
Mona in the Promised Land by Gish Jen
Dogeaters by Jessica Hagedorn

Years Mentored