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Our Mentors

Susan Lee
Susan Lee is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Young Adult
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Susan Lee
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Susan Lee has built a career as a Human Resources executive at successful startups such as Spotify and Warby Parker. Her biggest job takeaway: people are all, for the most part, ridiculous. And she channels this into her writing of light-hearted, quirky novels about the oftentimes hilarious human condition…with kissing. Susan is a 2018 PitchWars alum, a 2019 & 2020 mentor, and currently serves on the PitchWars committee. When she’s not writing, she’s glued to the newest k-drama with her 2 chihuahuas, Bear & Buttercup. Her bias is Taehyung (V), and for those in the know, that will likely explain more about her than the rest of this bio.

Taylor Haggerty
Root Literary

Favorite Books

The Hating Game by Sally Thorne
The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang
Love Lettering by Kate Clayborn
The Sweet Gum Tree by Katherine Allred
American Panda by Gloria Chao

Years Mentored
2019, 2020