2022 Mentors
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 Jessica Anderson, Editor, Christy Ottaviano Books, an imprint of Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

As an editor at Christy Ottaviano Books Jessica primarily contributes to the older end of our publishing, with a focus on middle grade and young adult fiction, innovative nonfiction, and select author-illustrated graphic novels. Originally from Montreal, Canada, she is especially drawn to intersections of language, culture, and storytelling genres across all categories of books for young readers and teens. 

Prior to joining LBYR in December 2020, Jessica worked at Macmillan Children’s Group under Christy Ottaviano Books. A sample of books Jessica edited include_the Morris Award Finalist Black Girl Unlimited; Flying High: The Story of Gymnastics Champion Simone Biles; The Night Before Eid: A Muslim Family Story. Pronouns - she/her