Pitches

Autumn Pitchfest Requests! (UPDATED)

Thanks to everyone who pitched and to all the wonderful agents and editors who participated! We love doing these pitchfests seeing great stories find great homes! The Agent requests are listed first followed by the Editor requests!

~The SavvyAuthors Team!


Autumn Pitchfest Pitch Requests – Agents

NEW:

Jolene Haley, Marsal Lyon Literary Agency

Jolene apologizes for the delay in getting the pitch requests together. She’s had a family emergency and she will review every pitch as soon as she can. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

Jacqui Lipton, Raven Quill Literary Agency

These authors are invited to submit their query and first 2-3 chapters (20-30 pages) to my QM inbox and please note SAVVY AUTHORS AUTUMN PITCHFEST 2020 in the “referred by” field.

  • Sara Foil—The Bracebridge Courier
  • Kimberly Miller—The Price of Immortality
  • Casey Autumn North—Holograms Can’t Hold Hands
  • Ashwinne—The Grimoire’s Heir
  • Gianna Francesca Vescio—His Eyes Like Starlight
  • KK Hughes—The Happiest Dog on the Internet
  • M. Miller—A Heartbeat Away from You
  • Susan Burdorf—If I See You First (?)
  • Margaret Harkins—Seeing Stars
  • Sarah Curtis—The Stage
  • Stephanie Gibeault—Making Sense of the Senses
  • Julie Hoag—Cold Cabin Crew
  • Amy Frost Davidson—Liza and the Giant
  • Noelle Strader–KALEIDOSCOPES COLLIDE
  • Mike Hays—The Friendly Stranger
  • Kalinda Schreiber—Spelling Lessons
  • Janeal Downs–When the Sun Sets
  • Karen Todd–Demonbinder

Lynnette Novak, The Seymour Agency

Please paste your pitch and query in the body of the email and attach the first three chapters as a docx. Put your title and #AutumnPitchfest in the subject line and send to: querylynnette (at) theseymouragency (dot) com

  • Cruise Caper by  Sabrina Vienneau
  • The Witchlette by Virginia Bair
  • Shimmer by Anne Spollen
  • CLEMENTINE & THE CLOCK by T.C. Kemper
  • CATWALK by DL Hutchinson
  • Dead Spread by Bethany Browning
  • LAWNMOWER, LEAVING by Becca Birkin
  • SUMMER WITH THE BOYLES by Riahi Houssem

Hannah VanVels, Belcastro Agency

Please submit one-page query, synopsis, and first five pages to QueryManager.com/HannahVanVels/Requests

  • The Unseen Queen by Tolu Adeyeye
  • MAMA’S MAGIC MIRROR by Maayan Gish Klekner
  • CHOMP by Erin Treacy Siska
  • The Brightest Void by Yue Ming
  • FIT FOR A QUEEN by CK Malone
  • About a Golem by Nadia Diament – #ownvoices
  • Ayaan Blade and the Disc of Death by Nash Hemrajani
  • The Witchlette by Virginia Bair
  • Heart of Night and Fire by Nisha Tuli

Tara Gilbert, The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency

Please submit the first chapter to QueryManager.com/TaraGilbert/PitchEvents

  • Fourteen Words by Jerome Jochems
  • Ayaan Blade and the Disc of Death by Nash Hemrajani
  • WITCHES VERSUS DOGSby Tina Petrick
  • About a Golem by Nadia Diament – #ownvoices
  • The Grim and the Reverie by Teresa Hsu
  • More Of What You Are by Hazel J Kevlihan
  • Beyond the Mirror by Olivia Oh
  • The Glass Echo by Amy Reitz
  • His Dream Girl by Erika Galpin
  • Nine-Tenths of the Law by Alexis Luna
  • THE FRAUD SQUAD by Kyla Zhao

Amy Giuffrida, The Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency

Submission Guidelines: Please send your query, synopsis, and first three chapters to me here: QueryManager.com/AmyGiuffrida/SavvyAuthors

Requests:

  • Maria C. Palmer & Ruthie Robbins- ON THE ROCKS **please include your query, proposal, and sample chapter**
  • Kimberly Miller- THE PRICE OF IMMORTALITY
  • Janelle Fila- TETHERED
  • Tiffanie Hutchings- ECLIPSED BY MAGIC
  • Sarah Curtis- THE STAGE
  • Kristine Asselin- THE REAL ROXIE MALONE
  • Sabrina Vienneau- CRUISE CAPER
  • Sarah Liv- THIRTEEN IS GRIM
  • Liz Boeger- CHAINLINKED (Book 1)
  • James Berg- STAR PEOPLE

Kortney Price, Raven Quill Literary Agency

Please send the first 50 pages via: QueryManager.com/KortneyPrice/SavvyAuthors (unless the request is a picture book and then please send the full)

  • Spinout
  • If I See You First
  • Ghost Lights, Kindness, & Bon Jovi
  • Let’s Make Latkes
  • The Waning
  • Kaleidoscopes Collide
  • Learning Space
  • Just like Grandpa
  • I do not Like Saturdays
  • Journey to Aloha
  • Rozanne O’Malley
  • Ghosts of Frogmore
  • Escape from Eckamore

Analieze Cervantes, Harvey Klinger Literary Agency

Please submit query letter, synopsis and the first 15 pages of their manuscripts here: QueryManager.com/AnaliezeCervantes/SavyAuthorsPitch

 

  • Eileen Hernandez Cole; Flowing Waves
  • K Rose; Immortal Visions
  • Tonya Todd; Dark Beacon
  • Arielle Irvine; Invisible String
  • Judy L Mohr; The Eagle Order
  • Alexandra Spurlock; Friday at the House with the Hedges
  • Noelle Strader; Kaleidoscopes Collide
  • Russ Trautwig; The Killing Year

Jemiscoe Chambers-Black, Andrea Brown Literary Agency

Please  send the first 3 chapters to the following link: https://querymanager.com/query/Jemiscoe/Savvy.

  • Bayle Shlichtman by THE LIGHTS THAT BIND
  • Neal Suit by THE FINAL SIN
  • Janella Filla by  TETHERED
  • Jeremy A. Wall by  ESCAPE FROM ECKAMORE
  • Kristine Asselin by THE DEARLY DEPARTED DETECTIVE AGENCY
  • Carmen dela Cruz by SEARCHING FOR SWEETNESS
  • Jeni Driscoll by JOURNEY TO ALOHA
  • Anne Burgard Rellihan by COUNTING BACKWARD
  • Jen Crane by THE SNIPE HUNT
  • C. Ashwinne by THE GRIMOIRE’S HAIR

Jennifer Herrington, Harvey Klinger Literary Agency

Please submit query, synopsis, and the first three chapters to QueryManager.com/JenniferHerrington/SavvyAuthorsAutumnPitch

  • Cruise Caper by Sabrina Vienneau
  • Orchard of Sorrows by Dawn Michelle Mancarella
  • BLUE HAWAIIAN by Carla Luna
  • TRUSTING TRINITY by Kimberly Miller
  • The Reluctant Ghost Hunters of Longacre Woods by Susan Burdorf
  • JOURNEY FOR JUSTICE by Kim Wuescher
  • WITCHES VERSUS DOGS by Tina Petrick
  • Ghost Lights, Kindness, and Jon Bon Jovi by Brieanna Wilkoff
  • The Snipe Hunt by Jen Crane
  • AAAAAAAAAAAAA!!! By Scott Rhoades
  • Laughter Magic by Debbie Iancu-Haddad
  • Counting Backward by Anne Burgard Rellihan
  • The Devil’s Curtain by Megan Cox
  • Love, Set, Match by Lauren Centrella
  • ISLAND GIRL by Jennifer Walker
  • THE ADVENTURES OF AN EWOK AND A GINGA-NINJA: THE QUEST FOR A DOG by Jennifer Walker
    How I Survived an Aggressive Fan and Other Seventh Grade Horrors by Becky Ferrigno
  • Searching for Sweetness by Carmen dela Cruz
  • The Grim and the Reverie by Teresa Hsu
  • More Of What You Are by Hazel J Kevlihan
  • The Simultaneity of Us by Cecilia Staniec
  • Don’t Go Down the Snack Food Aisle by Lillian Swindell
  • Dead Spread by Bethany Browning
  • His Dream Girl by Erika Galpin
  • SHARDS OF GLASS by Brigetta Norlander
  • The Ghosts of Frogmore by Stephanie Cotela Tanner
  • Spelling Lessons by Kalinda KC Schreiber
  • THE FRAUD SQUAD by Kyla Zhao

Kristina Slater, Metamorphosis Literary Agency

Please submit QueryManager.com/KristinaSlater/Autumn_Pitch_Fes

  • Rise of the False King by Mick Z Hunter
  • Chronicles of Chaos by Relynn Wicks Relynnwicks
  • The Waning by Amy Goldsmith
  • The Difference Between Teeth and Fangs by Josie Smith jfssmith4211

Autumn Pitchfest Pitch Requests – Editors/Publishers

NEW:

Boroughs Publishing Group

Please submit your full manuscript to https://boroughspublishinggroup.com/submit/online-submission-tool and add SavvyAuthors Autumn Pitchfest in the subject line.
Title: Warrior of Eden
Author: Fenley Grant
  • Queen Takes King by Robin Lynn
  • SleepingNova, ML Uberti

 

Cassiel Knight, Champagne Book Group

Thank you for sharing your work with us! Wow! There were so many wonderful pitches to choose from which makes it really hard for us to choose. This always speaks to the talent and skill of the authors who make up Savvy Authors. While we couldn’t ask to see every work, please know that it isn’t a reflection of the skill of the author or the work itself but more of what CBG publishes and what we know attracts our reader base.

Because CBG is closed to submissions through the holiday season, please send requested material to [email protected] and mark Savvy Authors Pitch Event in subject line.

FULL REQUESTS

  • Chugach Shadows by DM Shepard
  • Enough by Laura Jennings
  • Medallions of Reign and Fire by Lauren Watson
  • Out of the Sea by Megan Cox
  • Running with Horses by Kat Canfield
  • The Maid and Her Duke by Celia St Gelais
  • The Queen of Second Chances by D.M. Barr
  • Walking Among the Trees by Frank Oliva
  • Whiskey on Our Shoes by Tonya Pierce

PARTIAL REQUESTS (SYNOPSIS & UP TO 50 PAGES)

  • Back to You by Barbara Ellin Fox
  • Biological Instinct by M.A. Freeman
  • Bucket List by David Ackroyd
  • Dream Big by Barbara Ellin Fox
  • Dunya Rebellion by Pam Cemen
  • Fortune by Megan Cox
  • Heart of Night and Fire by Nisha Tuli
  • Hooked In – A Modern-Day Love Potion Romance by Anastasia Alexander
  • Love in the Time of Wormholes by Jess K Hardy
  • Perfect Chloe by Paul Westley
  • Queen Takes King by Robin Lynn
  • Spartan Redemption by Anna Ugrinic
  • The Awakening by Molly-Jaye Kirchner
  • The Grim and the Reverie by Teresa Hsu
  • Tributary by Erin Stubbe

Totally Entwined Group

Please send synopsis and a full manuscript to [email protected] with SavvyAuthors Pitch in their subject header.

Totally Bound:

  • Arielle Irvine – Invisible String
  • DM Barr – The Queen of Second Chances
  • Don Diaz – Cartel Continuum
  • Robin Lynn – Queen Takes King
  • AB Wilson – The Role

Pride Publishing:

  • Magnus K – I Hear You

Finch Books:

  • Zoe Perrenaud – Bloodlender
  • PR Palisch – Eirdu
  • Samantha Kately – Starlight’s Daughter

Reagon Rothe, Black Rose Writing

Please submit here https://www.blackrosewriting.com/submissions. In the “Where Did You Hear About Us?” box, if the authors put SavvyAuthors, then we will automatically request their manuscript and review. (Advance past the query stage)

  • The Horror Film Killer by Michael J. Bowler
  • Penance by Madeline Tersigni

Erin McClary, Sourcebooks

Please send Erin the first 50 pages (as an attachment) along with a short synopsis (in the body of the email) to [email protected].

  • Mrs. Beecher by Mary Beesley
  • The Lake Letters by Orly Konig-Lopez
  • Bar None: Coming Home by Carole Ann Moleti
  • The Artemis Ciphers by Gabrielle Barone
  • Flowers of Meridian by Ilana G. G. Kenne

Heather Howland, Entangled Publishing

The Cure by Tammy Euliano, MD

* Please send along the full, a synopsis, and your query letter with “[Your title] – Savvy Pitchfest” in the title box to https://entangledpublishing.submittable.com/submit/ – select the Sideways imprint.

THE IRRELEVANTS by Susan Reinhardt

* Please send your query, synopsis, and the full manuscript to my attention via our Sideways imprint. https://entangledpublishing.submittable.com/submit/122248/sideways

The Christmas Inn by Tara Manderino

* If this has the standard Hallmark heat level, please send your query, synopsis, and full manuscript to my attention via our Bliss imprint. Thanks for pitching! https://entangledpublishing.submittable.com/submit/19011/bliss

Margaret Riley, Changeling Press

Please read our complete submissions guidelines at https://changelingpress.com/submissions.php and send all the requested information and your manuscript to [email protected], subject line: 2020 Autumn Pitchfest, your name and title.

  • Biological Instinct by M.A. Freeman
  • SleepingNova (Galactic Breeding Program, Book One) by ML Uberti
  • PLAYING DOCTOR by S.B.K. Burns
  • Mysterious Places by Jennifer Wile
  • Mysterious Magic by Jennifer Wile
  • Ardent Forces, book 1 by Samantha Kately
  • The Perfect Gift by HM Thomas

Yelena Casale, City Owl Press

Please submit the queries and the first 3 chapters to my email ([email protected]) with the Subject of SavvyAuthors PitchFest + name of manuscript

  • ML Uberti – One Man’s Savlation
  • Terrie Lewis – Behold The Bird in Flight
  • Eden Robins – After Sundown: Redemption
  • Robyn Lynn – Queen Takes King
  • Brigetta Norlander – Shards of Glass

Heather McCorkle, City Owl Press

Please follow instructions and submit to at: https://querymanager.com/query/1611

  • Biological Instinct by M.A. Freeman
  • The Crone’s Daughter by Lauren D.M. Smith
  • The Grim and the Reverie by Teresa Hsu

Tee Tate, City Owl Press

Please submit a query and full manuscript to [email protected]

  • Longhand by Elaine Buckner
  • About a Golem by Nadia Diament
  • The Awakening  by Molly-Jaye Kirchner
  • The Chronicles of Vern Redwood: By the Fight of the Silvery Moon  by Christopher DeSantis
  • SleepingNova (Galactic Breeding Program, Book One) By ML Uberti
  •  The Unseen By Lilla Glass
  • Heart of Night and Fire by  Nisha Tuli
  • The Horse Knows  by Kat Canfield

Lydia Sharp, Entangled Publishing

Please send synopsis and full manuscript to the appropriate imprint here: https://entangledpublishing.submittable.com/submit

Please include ATTN: Lydia Sharp, and mention in the query letter that it is a pitch request from Savvy Authors.

  • A Kindred Heart by Michelle Fohlin
  • Tangled in the Tinsel by T.D. Jones
  • Laughter Magic by Debbie Iancu-Haddad
  • The Cure by Tammy Euliano
  • Sleep in Peace by Melanie Doctors
  • The Maid and Her Duke by Celia St. Gelais
  • The Twelve Labors of Aurelia by Layla Nash
  • Locked by Tobie Carter
  • More of What You Are by Hazel J. Kevlihan
  • The Bucket List by David Ackroyd
  • The Difference Between Teeth and Fangs by Josie Smith
  • Where’s Emmy by Irish Leigh
  • Charmless by Samantha Cook
  • Spellbreaker’s Discovery by Carolyn Mitchell

Amy Acosta, Entangled Publishing

 Entangled Submissions:
1) Click this link: https://entangledpublishing.submittable.com/submit
2) Select the imprint that best matches what you are submitting and click on the name. Don’t stress over it! I can edit this in case it’s selected wrong 🙂
3) It takes you to a form to fill out with your information, the submission information, the query, and to upload up to 3 documents. Please fill out as much info about your story as possible. In the query, you should include: the name of the event where I requested your manuscript, your email address, and any website or main social media you use.
4) Please attach your FULL manuscript and a synopsis (any length). My preference is for .doc files and not PDFs.

5) If your book has a planned trilogy or series, feel free to include a third document with blurbs for the other planned books.

  • Flowing Waves by Eileen Hernández Cole
  • BLUE HAWAIIAN by Carla Luna
  • Laughter Magic by Debbie Iancu-Haddad
  • The Missing Memories of Cordy O’Reilly by Tonya Preece
  • I Hear You (Death Prediction Project #1) by Magnus K.
  • Drama Queens by Kristi McManus
  • Bonds of Blood and Silver by Sandy Butchers
  • Heart of Night and Fire by Nisha Tuli
  • LIGHTS, CAMERA…KISS ME! By Dr. Bella Ellwood Clayton
  • The Colburn Prophecies by Lily Mehallick
  • Cut To The Bone by M. Dalto
  • Song of Wave and Shadow by Vanessa Edwards
  • More Of What You Are by Hazel J Kevlihan
  • Beyond the Mirror by Olivia Oh
  • CHARMLESS by Samantha Cook
  • Trinity by Chelsea George
  • Starlight’s Daughter by Samantha Kately
  • The Tattered Crown by Sandy Butchers
  • THIRD WISH by Rena Rocford
  • SING DOWN THE SKY by Rena Rocford
  • Spelling Lessons by Kalinda KC Schreiber

 

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.