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Our Mentors

Meera Trehan
Meera Trehan is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Middle Grade
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Meera Trehan
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As a child, Meera Trehan read as much as she could, memorized poems, and ate enough cookies to earn the nickname “Monster” after the Cookie Monster. As a grown up, she practiced public interest law for over a decade before turning to creative writing. She now writes everything from picture books to young adult, though she has a soft spot for middle grade. Meera lives in Maryland with her husband, two children, and as of this writing, three fish.

Favorite Books

The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin
The Serpent's Secret by Sayantani DasGupta
Holes by Louis Sachar
Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson
Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram

Years Mentored