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Sunya Mara
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Sunya Mara
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Sunya Mara is an author, illustrator, and filmmaker, and was a Pitch Wars mentee in 2019. She studied film and screenwriting at USC, and went on to write and illustrate at Kobe Bryant’s Granity Studios. When not writing, she spends her days searching for unfamiliar fairytales and attempting to steep the most perfect cup of tea.

Her debut YA fantasy is set to be released in 2022 from HMHKids in the USA and Hodder in the UK.

Favorite Books
Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino The Folk of the Air Series by Holly Black Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
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