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Our Mentors

Tomi Adeyemi
Tomi Adeyemi is not mentoring this year, but has mentored Young Adult
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Tomi Adeyemi
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Tomi Adeyemi is a Nigerian-American author and creative writing coach based in San Diego, CA. When she’s not working on her novels or watching Scandal, she can be found blogging and teaching creative writing to her 4,500 subscribers at tomiadeyemi.com. Her website has been named one of the 101 best websites for writers by Writer’s Digest. Her debut novel, CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE, comes out March 6, 2018 and the movie adaptation is being developed at Fox 2000.

Favorite Books

The Last Namsara by Kristen Ciccarelli

An Ember In The Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

Avatar: The Last Airbender by Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko (not a book, but it's my favorite trilogy of all time)

Years Mentored