Author Mentor Match Round 9 is officially underway for 2022! Once again we will be open to completed middle grade, young adult, and adult manuscripts in a variety of genres, with select mentors accepting graphic novels. Scroll down for the list of Round 9 AMM mentors. Full profiles/wishlists coming in December!

The primary schedule for AMM Round 9 is as follows:

  • Week of December 13: Mentor Profiles launched
  • December/January: Ask Mentor chats on Twitter
  • January 12-14, 2022: Submission Window
  • Week of February 1: Mentor picks announced

Additional giveaways, workshops, and events are planned from now up until submissions including:



Leslie Adame
Mary Averling
Jennifer Camiccia
Alyssa Colman
Caroline Huntoon
Sarah Kapit

Rie Neal Emi Pinto Sandra Proudman Brighton Rose Lorelei Savaryn Esme Symes-Smith
Shana Targosz Cristin Williams Alysa Wishingrad Jenna Yun


Safa Ahmed Alex Brown & Justine Pucella Winans Christine Calella Aaron Cole & Tamara Cole Kamilah Cole Kate Dylan Paula Gleeson Ivelisse Housman Wen-yi Lee
M.K. Lobb Jenna Miller Shelly Page Jessica Parra Page Powars Mary Roach Elle Gonzalez Rose Zeba Shahnaz Jasmine Skye
Meredith Tate Charlene Thomas Trang Thanh Tran Edward Underhill Jenna Voris Alysha Welliver Jennie Wexler Kimberly Wisnewski


Brittney Arena & Kat Enright
Damyanti Biswas
Amber Brown & Danielle Brown
Diane Marie Brown
A.Y. Chao
CJ Connor
Nia Davenport

De Elizabeth Emily Grey & Kat Hillis Taylor Grothe MK Havas Amanda Helander Ren Hutchings Elizabeth Kilcoyne

AM Kvita
Meredith Schorr
Rochele Smit
Jill Tew
Taleen VOskuni
Melissa R. Work
Paris Wynters
Yvette Yun