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Sarah Kapit
This 2020, Sarah Kapit is mentoring Middle Grade
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Sarah Kapit
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Sarah Kapit is a writer of middle-grade fiction. Currently she lives with her family in Bellevue, Washington. Her first novel, GET A GRIP, VIVY COHEN!, was published by Dial Books for Young Readers (Penguin Random House) in 2020. VIVY COHEN received starred reviews from Booklist, School/Library Journal, and Kirkus. Another novel, THE MANY MYSTERIES OF THE FINKEL FAMILY, will be published in March of 2021. She co-mentored PitchWars in 2019. In her past life, Sarah earned a PhD in History from UCLA.

For Pitch Wars 2020, Sarah Kapit is co-mentoring with Adrianna Cuevas.

Favorite Books

Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend
Dear Sweet Pea by Julie Murphy
The Best At It by Maulik Pancholy
Sal & Gabi Break the Universe by Carlos Hernandez
Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley

Years Mentored
2019, 2020