AMM Round 7 Mentor Selections

We are pleased to announce the official mentor selections for Author Mentor Match Round 7! We received over 1,000 submissions, and truly there was so much talent in the inbox, it was so hard to choose. Congratulations to everyone selected. If you don’t see your...

Mentors Chelsea Ichaso & Laura Kadner

www.chelseaichaso.com @chelseaichaso www.laurakadner.com @laurakadner AGENT Chelsea: Kristy Hunter Laura: Uwe Stender WRITES YA Thriller, Adult Speculative Thriller, YA Contemporary Fantasy BOOKS Chelsea: LITTLE CREEPING THINGS (June 2, 2020) Sourcebooks Fire Laura:...

Mentor Rose de Guzman

www.rosedeguzman.com @RoseDGWrites AGENT Katelyn Uplinger WRITES Alternate History for adults, YA contemporary ON SUBMISSION ABOUTOVERVIEWMENTORING GENRESMENTORING STYLEIDEAL MENTEEMSWL/Anti-MSWLFAVES BIO I live in Southern California, though I was born and raised in...

Mentor Julia Ember

www.julia-ember.com @jules_chronicle AGENT Eric Smith WRITES YA/Adult Fantasy BOOKS RUINSONG (November 24, 2020) Macmillan Children’s/FSG THE SEAFARER’S KISS (May 4, 2017) Interlude Press BIO A world traveler who has visited almost seventy countries, Julia...

Mentor Sajni Patel

www.sajnipatel.com @SajniAPatel AGENT Katelyn Detweiler WRITES Romantic comedy THE TROUBLE WITH HATING YOU Forever May 12, 2020 THE KNOCKOUT Flux August 2020 ABOUTABOUTOVERVIEWMENTORING GENRESMENTORING STYLEIDEAL MENTEEMSWL/Anti-MSWLFAVES BIO Sajni Patel was born in...

Mentor Carolyn Tara O’Neil

www.carolyntaraoneil.com @CarolynTara AGENT Andrea Somberg WRITES Young Adult Historical Fiction DAUGHTERS OF A DEAD EMPIRE Roaring Brook (Macmillan) Spring 2021 ABOUTOVERVIEWMENTORING GENRESMENTORING STYLEIDEAL MENTEEMSWL/Anti-MSWLFAVES BIO Carolyn Tara O’Neil grew...

Mentor Joan F Smith

joanfsmithbooks.com/ @jf_smit AGENT Kerry D’Agostino (Curtis Brown) WRITES Contemporary, Literary, Upmarket, Speculative, Historical, Women’s; Adult Fiction and YA Fiction BOOKS THE HALF ORPHAN’S HANDBOOK Imprint/Macmillan Winter 2021...

Mentor Alysa Wishingrad

www.AlysaWishingrad.com @alysaws AGENT Victoria Marini WRITES Upper MG Fantasy THE VERDIGRIS PAWN Harper Collins Spring 2021 ABOUTOVERVIEWMENTORING GENRESMENTORING STYLEIDEAL MENTEEMSWL/Anti-MSWLFAVES BIO Alysa began her career in New York as a playwright before...

Mentor Laura G Southern

@LauraGayle77 AGENT Hannah Fergesen WRITES YA/Adult Fantasy IN REVISION ABOUTOVERVIEWMENTORING GENRESMENTORING STYLEIDEAL MENTEEMSWL/Anti-MSWLFAVES BIO Laura G. Southern is a fantasy writer of all things dark, lyrical, and feminist. She earned her BA in English...

Mentor Miriam Spitzer Franklin

@miriam_spitzer AGENT Brent Taylor (Triada) WRITES Middle Grade Contemporary BOOKS Sky Pony: EXTRAORDINARY (May 2015), CALL ME SUNFLOWER (May 2017), EMILY OUT OF FOCUS (May 2019) ABOUTOVERVIEWMENTORING GENRESMENTORING STYLEIDEAL MENTEEMSWL/Anti-MSWLFAVES BIO...