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Our Mentors

Sarah Underwood
This 2021, Sarah Underwood is mentoring Young Adult
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Sarah Underwood
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Sarah Underwood grew up in the Devonshire countryside and now lives in London. She is a recent graduate of Imperial College, London, where she obtained her master’s degree in Computational Bioengineering, and is an incoming postgraduate student at the University of Cambridge, where she will be studying Population Health Sciences.
Sarah was a Pitch Wars 2020 mentee with her debut novel, which was also longlisted in the Bath Novel Award and the Voyage YA First Chapters Contest, and shortlisted in the Mslexia Children’s and YA novel competition.
You can find her on Instagram and Twitter at @s_e_c_underwood

Catherine Cho
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For Pitch Wars 2021, Sarah Underwood is co-mentoring with Kat Dunn.

Favorite Books

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
She Who Became the Sun by Shelley Parker-Chan
Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
The Infernal Devices by Cassandra Clare
The Ember Quartet by Sabaa Tahir

Years Mentored