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Our Mentors

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.

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

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