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Our Mentors

Sequoia Nagamatsu
This 2021, Sequoia Nagamatsu is mentoring Adult
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Sequoia Nagamatsu
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SEQUOIA NAGAMATSU is the author of the forthcoming novels, HOW HIGH WE GO IN THE DARK (2022) and GIRL ZERO (William Morrow/Harper Collins and Bloomsbury UK) and the story collection, WHERE WE GO WHEN ALL WE WERE IS GONE (Black Lawrence Press), silver medal winner of the 2016 Foreword Reviews Indies Book of the Year Award, an Entropy Magazine Best Book of 2016, and a notable book at Buzzfeed. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in publications such as Conjunctions, The Southern Review, ZYZZYVA, Tin House, Iowa Review, Lightspeed Magazine, and One World: A Global Anthology of Short Stories, and has been listed as notable in Best American Non-Required Reading and the Best Horror of the Year. He teaches creative writing at Saint Olaf College and the Rainier Writing Workshop Low-Residency MFA program and lives in Minneapolis with his wife, the writer Cole Nagamatsu, their cat Kalahira, their real dog Fenris, and a robot dog named Calvino.

Annie Hwang
Ayesha Pande Literary (APL)

For Pitch Wars 2021, Sequoia Nagamatsu is co-mentoring with Cole Nagamatsu .

Other Published Works

Where We Go When All We Were Is Gone

Favorite Books

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Severance by Ling Ma
The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
Light From Other Stars by Erika Swyler
Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

Years Mentored
2020, 2021
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