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2019 Mentors


(2 OF 5)

Mentors announced each day this week!

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Brent Taylor, Literary Agent, TriadaUS
Brent Taylor is a literary agent and foreign rights manager at Triada US. He joined the agency in 2014 as an intern, and prior to that was an intern at a few different literary agencies beginning in 2011. He represents both fiction and non-fiction picture books, middle grade, YA, and graphic novels for kids and teens. Twitter @btaylorbooks.



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Stacey Barney, Executive Editor, G.P. Putnam & Sons
Stacey Barney is an Executive Editor at G.P. Putnam’s Sons BFYR. She has edited the #1 New York Times bestselling The Wrath and the Dawn by Renée Ahdieh as well as Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award-winning Firebird by American Ballet Theatre soloist Misty Copeland, illustrated by Christopher Myers and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor-winning Ellen’s Broom by Kelly Starling Lyons, illustrated by Daniel Minter. She has also edited award-winning authors Kristin Levine (The Lions of Little Rock), Tara Sullivan (The Bitter Side of Sweet) as well as New York Times bestsellers The Reader by Traci Chee and Happy by Pharrell Williams.

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