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Zoulfa Katouh
This 2021, Zoulfa Katouh is mentoring Young Adult
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Zoulfa Katouh
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Zoulfa Katouh is a Syrian Canadian living in Switzerland. She is currently pursuing her master’s in Drug Sciences and finds Studio Ghibli inspiration in the nature surrounding her. Her debut AS LONG AS THE LEMON TREES GROW comes out Fall 2o22 making her the very first Syrian YA author. In her books, you will find stereotypes broken down, magic in the mundane, and a little darkness in her fantasies. During her free time, she listens to BTS while skipping around the woodland forest beside her home.

Alexandra Levick
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For Pitch Wars 2021, Zoulfa Katouh is co-mentoring with Molly X. Chang.

Favorite Books

Love from A to Z by S.K. Ali
The Ones We're Meant To Find by Joan He
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton
Sadie by Courtney Summers

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