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Sheena Boekweg
Sheena Boekweg is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Young Adult
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Sheena Boekweg
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Sheena Boekweg is a former slush editor, blogger, and theatre nerd who’s watched every Marvel movie in the last ten years and has strong opinions on Star Wars. She’s an alumni of the 2015 Pitch Wars mentoring program and mentored in 2017 and 2018. Her debut novel GLITCH KINGDOM was published with Feiwel and Friends this year. She is a contributor to EVERY BODY SHINES, a fat positive YA Anthology coming May 2021, and her next book will be coming out in June 2021.

Sheena is represented by the mighty Jessica Sinsheimer. She lives in Utah with her family and the world’s most spoiled puppy. Visit her online at boekwegbooks.com, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram @SheenaBoekweg

Jessica Sinsheimer
Context Literary

Other Published Works

Every Body Shines (Bloomsbury, May 2021)

Favorite Books

A Song of Wraiths and Ruins by Roseanne A. Brown
The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owens
Dumplin' by Julie Murphy
The Sound of Stars by Alechia Dow
The Disasters by MK England

Years Mentored
2017, 2018, 2020
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