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Swati Teerdhala
Swati Teerdhala is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Young Adult
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Swati Teerdhala
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Swati Teerdhala is a storyteller at heart. After graduating from the University of Virginia with a BS in finance and BA in history, she tumbled into the marketing side of the technology industry. She’s passionate about many things, including how to make a proper cup of tea, the right ratio of curd-to-crust in a lemon tart, and diverse representation in the stories we tell. She currently lives in New York City.

For Pitch Wars 2020, Swati Teerdhala is co-mentoring with Roseanne A. Brown.

Favorite Books
A Reaper at the Gates by Sabaa Tahir City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty Legendary by Stephanie Garber Warcross by Marie Lu The Cruel Prince by Holly Black
Years Mentored
2018