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Our Mentors

TJ Ohler
This 2020, TJ Ohler is mentoring Middle Grade
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TJ Ohler
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TJ Ohler is an assistant store manager and bookseller at a children’s bookstore in NYC. Previously, they’ve been an editorial intern, head editor for a college publishing organization, and a literary agency intern. One of their biggest passions includes assisting writers with their stories. In their spare time, they watch far too many horror movies, anime, and drag race competitions (which is to say not enough).

Favorite Books

The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon

Midsummer's Mayhem by Rajani LaRocca

The Mighty Heart of Sunny St. James by Ashley Herring Blake

The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson

The Year We Fell From Space by Amy Sarig King

Years Mentored
2019, 2020