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Shannon A. Thompson
This 2020, Shannon A. Thompson is mentoring Young Adult
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Shannon A. Thompson
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Shannon A. Thompson is the bestselling author of the Bad Bloods series and the Timely Death trilogy. Represented by Katelyn Uplinger at D4EO Literary Agency, Thompson’s work has appeared in numerous poetry collections and anthologies. When she is not writing, she is climbing rooftops, baking cookies, or watching KDramas in the middle of the night, often done with her cats by her side. During the day, she is The Story Center Program Manager for the Mid-Continent Public Library. Thompson graduated from the University of Kansas with a bachelor’s degree in English with an emphasis on creative writing. Visit her blog for writers and readers at www.ShannonAThompson.com.

Katelyn Uplinger
D4EO Literary Agency

For Pitch Wars 2020, Shannon A. Thompson is co-mentoring with Sandra Proudman.

Other Published Works

Minutes Before Sunset (Clean Teen Publishing, July 2015)
Seconds Before Sunrise (Clean Teen Publishing, August 2015
Death Before Daylight (Clean Teen Publishing, September 2015)
Bad Bloods: November Rain (Clean Teen Publishing, July 2016)
Bad Bloods: November Snow (Clean Teen Publishing, July 2016)
Bad Bloods: July Thunder (Clean Teen Publishing, April 2017)

Favorite Books

The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski
A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray
Not If I Save You First by Ally Carter
Scythe by Neal Shusterman
The Inventor’s Secret by Andrea Cremer

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