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Mentors GK Byrne, Rachel Lynn Solomon, Julia Nobel, Brittany Morris, Joy McCullough at Emerald City ComicCon in Seattle (with photo by mentor Julie Artz).

Mentees Erin Gunti and Cass L. Scotka meet up with their mentor K. Hopkins!

Kellye Garrett and Rajani LaRocca at Penn Station when Rajani was on her way home from the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators conference in New York – February, 2019.


Young Adult Panel celebrating the launch of Lisa Maxwell’s THE DEVIL’S THIEF at One More Page Books  on October 14, 2018 with past mentors Pintip Dunn, Amanda Foody, Sarah Glenn Marsh, and Lisa Maxwell.


Joy McCullough’s release launch for BLOOD WATER PAINT

…at University Bookstore in Seattle on March 10, 2018. In attendance, Rajani LaRocca, Amanda Hill, Rachel Lynn Solomon, Heather Ezell, Cindy Baldwin, Gabrielle Byrne, Cass Catalano, Julie Artz, Elizabeth Dimit, Ipuna Black, Shanna Rogers. Jason Nelson, Robin Lemke, Megan McGee, Lisa Leoni





















Mentor Kelly Hopkins with her 2017 mentee,  Erin T. Gunti, at the Tome Literary Society (TomeCon) Conference

…on March 13, 2018 at the University of North Georgia. They spoke to groups of teen writers about the benefits of working with a writing mentor. Two of those teens are TeenPit finalists for 2018!















Middle grade mentors Gabrielle Byrne and Julie Artz show off their costumes at the 2017 Sirens Conference in Colorado.


Mentors at the PW Live panel at AWP 18!

Left to right: Alexandra Alessandri, E.M. Caines, Sarah Nicolas, Diana Gallagher, and Kit Frick.

Left to right: JC Davis, Sarah Nicolas, Diana Gallagher, Kit Frick, Alexandra Alessandri, and E.M. Caines.
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