MINDY YUKSEL AUTHOR
News, Scholarships, & Awards
On August 1, 2019, Mindy's first picture book deal was announced on
Publisher's Weekly. Hooray!!!
See. I told you she's an award-winning author. Mindy has won highly competitive scholarships to the following wonderful programs:
Highlights Foundation Super Picture Book Boot Camp, 2017
12x12 Picture Book Challenge Writing Scholarship, 2018
Highlights Foundation Ins & Outs of a Picture Book & It's Many Forms, 2018
Mindy also won the award for having the smallest biceps at the Highlights Foundation
Nonfiction Master class of 2017 (see picture above). She continues to flex her writing muscles.
More scholarships and awards to come...(fingers, toes, and eyes crossed).
Mindy celebrated her icon, Judy Blume's (OMG!!! or Are You There God, It's Me Margaret)
80th birthday with other amazing authors. See link here:
Here's a brief interview:
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