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Our Mentors

P. J. Vernon
This 2019, P. J. Vernon is mentoring Adult
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P. J. Vernon
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P. J. Vernon writes psychological suspense and is “a name to watch in the thriller genre” (Booklist). Library Journal and Book Riot compare his critically acclaimed Gothic debut WHEN YOU FIND ME (Crooked Lane Books) to Gillian Flynn’s SHARP OBJECTS. His debut has sold in multiple countries, languages and formats. He regularly mentors authors, teaches both craft and industry, and provides funds development consulting for non-profit organizations. He lives in Canada with his partner and two wily dogs.

Chris Bucci
CookeMcDermid Literary Management

For Pitch Wars 2019, P. J. Vernon is co-mentoring with Kelly J. Ford.

Recent Favorite Books

The Silent Wife by A. S. A. Harrison
Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn
Sunburn by Laura Lippman
Second Life by S. J. Watson
In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware

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