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Our Mentors

Reese Eschmann
Reese Eschmann is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Middle Grade
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Reese Eschmann
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Reese Eschmann is the author of ETTA INVINCIBLE, a middle grade contemporary fantasy. She holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Illinois-Chicago and worked in schools for six years. When she’s not writing or taking naps, Reese enjoys rock climbing, baking, and making movies with her family. She lives outside of Chicago with her husband and their hound dog.

Danielle Burby
Nelson Literary Agency

Favorite Books

When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks
Some Kind of Happiness by Claire Legrand
The Last Last-Day-of-Summer by Lamar Giles
Nevermoor series by Jessica Townsend

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