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Maiya Ibrahim
This 2020, Maiya Ibrahim is mentoring Young Adult
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Maiya Ibrahim
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Maiya Ibrahim is the debut author of SPICE ROAD, the first book in an epic fantasy trilogy forthcoming from Delacorte Press/Penguin Random House in 2021. Born and raised in Sydney, she has a Bachelor of Laws but prefers studying the laws of magic systems instead. When she’s not writing or reading, she can be found playing RPGs and immersive sims, adding new plants to her garden, or enjoying Middle Eastern desserts with her family.

Agent:
Pete Knapp
Park & Fine Literary and Media

For Pitch Wars 2020, Maiya Ibrahim is co-mentoring with Ayana Gray.

Favorite Books

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
No Country for Old Men by Cormac McCarthy
The Thief by Megan Whalen Turner
The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith

Years Mentored
2020
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