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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.

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

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
Years Mentored
2020