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Our Mentors

Namrata Patel
This 2021, Namrata Patel is mentoring Adult
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Namrata Patel
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Namrata is an Indian-American, contemporary fiction writer, who resides in Boston. Her novels examine diaspora and dual-cultural identity among Indian-Americans. Her debut, The Candid Life Of Meena Dave, is scheduled for release in summer 2022. Namrata has lived in Gujarat, India, Spokane, WA, London, UK, and New York City. Namrata has honed her writing at Grub Street Boston and Gotham Writer’s Workshop in NYC, and was a 2018 PitchWars mentee.

Sarah Younger
Nancy Yost Literary Agency

For Pitch Wars 2021, Namrata Patel is co-mentoring with Farah Heron.

Favorite Books

Pride & Prejudice, Jane Austen
Ella Minnow Pea, Mark Dunn
Mistress of Spices, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Like Water for Chocolate, Laura Esquivel
Natural Born Charmer, Susan Elizabeth Phillips

Years Mentored