Announcement 2022 Sweetheart Pitchfest Results from Editors!

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Thank you to everyone who participated in Pitchfest and a special thanks to our Agents and Editors!
Here are the results from the editors.

Thanks for participating and don't forget to sign up for Autumn Pitchfest!



Nikki Babri from Tule Publishing
Please check out Tule Publishing’s submissions page (Submissions) for information on how to submit, what to include, etc. Please include SAVVYAUTHORS PITCHFEST in the subject line

Tule would like to request these pitches to be submitted:
  • Holding Out for a Hero by Judy Malcolm
  • Christmas by Starlight by Amy Craig
  • Lies Unknown by Annemarie DeClark
  • Back to You by Dawn Chartier
  • Olympic Enemies by Rebecca J Caffery
  • Saachi on Purpose by Lena Shaw
  • City Slicker by Bev Irwin
Yelena Casale from City Owl Press

Please submit queries and the first 3 chapters to my email ycasale at cityowlpress dot com with
the Subject of SavvyAuthors Sweetheart PitchFest + name of manuscript

  • THE TRIBUNE ARRANGEMENT by Jenna Bigelow
  • Between Heaven & Hell by Arielle Irvine
  • Harvest On the Bayou by Dawn Chartier
  • Silent Night by Sofia Aves
  • A MOTEL BY THE OCEAN by Susan Burdorf

Theresa Cole, Owl City Press

Please submit query, synopsis, and the first 10 pages to Query Submission

  • Of Sol and Shadow by Sevannah Storm
  • JINX: GAMES WITH DEMONS by Susan Burdorf
  • HUNGER FOR THE FINER THINGS by Susan Burdorf
  • Imorata by Kathryn Faye
  • King of the Grim by Teresa Hsu
  • Splintered Moon, book 1, the Women of Wolf Mountain by Jane Handler
  • Howl by R.Tezak

Alexander Te Pohe, Entangled Publishing
Entangled Publishing Submission Manager.
Please send your:
  • Full and completed manuscript
  • Synopsis
  • Query
  • Bio
Please attention it to me and mention in your query letter that I requested your manuscript through this pitch event. If possible, please include any content warnings either at the start of your manuscript or in the query letter.

Also remember to take your time submitting. If you need to revise or edit your manuscript then definitely do so. I’ll be happy to see your work in a month or even a year. And if you have any questions, please let me know.
The manuscripts requested are:

  • In Flames by Nicole Bezanson writing as Nicole Northwood.
  • Patron of Lost and Broken Things by TR Rowe.
  • The World Between Us by Diane Farrugia.
  • Ethereal by Abigail Glenn.
  • Charmless by Samantha Cook.
  • When Oceans Rise by Robin Alvarez.
  • Those with Bones of Jade by Gracie Marsden.
  • Blood Magician by Monica DePaul.
  • The Banshee’s Kiss by AJ Clay.

Jen Bouvier, Entangled Publishing

  • Free Falling by Hadar Badt: Please submit via Submittable, selecting the Amara imprint, to my attention. Please also include a synopsis. Entangledpublishing.submittable.com
  • GALE by Adrianne Karasek: Please submit via Submittable, selecting the Entangled: Teen imprint, to my attention. Please also include a synopsis. Entangledpublishing.submittable.com
  • The Mess With The Dress by Erin Boehm: Please submit via Submittable, selecting the Amara imprint, to my attention. Please also include a synopsis. Entangledpublishing.submittable.com

Helen Yu, Yeehoo Press

Please submit it to [email protected] per the submissions guideline. Please put Pitchfest PB: [title] by [your name] in the email subject line.


  • CHOMP by Erin Siska
  • ERVIN´S SPEEDY INVENTION by Martina Palkovicova
  • ERASING SPACES by Rozana Rajkumari
  • Chasing the Sun by Jacqueline Johnson
  • Let Go Pinecone by Rachel Scott
  • LITTLE BLUE STAR by Sheza F. Atiq
  • MAZLO THE VENDING MACHINE by Cassie Silva

Meg Gaertner, North Star Editions

Authors can send the full manuscript and query letter to mgaertner at northstareditions dot com
Emails should have the subject line "Sweetheart Pitchfest Submission: TITLE"

  • DEMONBINDER by Karen Todd (#14)
  • WHEN OCEANS RISE by Robin Alvarez (#33)
  • THE RUINS OF ST. BARTHOLOMEW’S by J. Myles Hesse (#44)
  • NARCISO GONZALEZ KNOWS MAGIC by Manuel Padilla Jr (#60)
  • RADIO SILENT by K. L. Kranes (#67)
  • DEAD GIRLS SUMMER by Ivy Ali Ch. (#88)
  • CATWALK by Donnalee Hutchinson (#106)


Josh Gregory, Albert Whitman & Co. –
Authors can send their submissions to [email protected], putting “Requested” in the subject line. For picture books, I would like to see a query letter and the full manuscript. For longer works, I’d like a query letter and the first three chapters.

  • Don't Be Quiet, by Molly Carter
  • Maxwell and the Halal Cart on 53rd and 6th, by Sheza F. Atiq
  • A Lassi with Love, by Madhuri Grewal
  • Bat Kid and Banana Slug, by Kimberly Christensen
  • Blown Away, by Juliana Savia Clayton


Nivair H. Gabrie, Albert Whitman & Co.
Authors can send their submissions to [email protected] , putting “Requested” in the subject line. For picture books, I would like to see a query letter and the full manuscript. For longer works, I’d like a query letter and the first three chapters.

  • #24: Soup Day!
  • #58: Elmina Loves Steel
  • #60: Mapping Shadows
  • #62: Time for Jummah
  • #65: I Quit Math
  • #77: Pool Party Treasure


Mary Cain, City Owl Press

Please send detailed blurb and full manuscript (as a document) to mcain at cityowlpress dot com

  • Fragments of a Life by Bonnie Jo
  • On Board with the Billionaire by Caenys Kerr
  • Journey Back to Love by Rebecca Moore
  • The Mess With The Dress by Erin Boehm
  • OFFLINE by Dana Hawkins
  • Harvest On the Bayou by Dawn Chartier
  • The Bar None Ranch: Book One by Carole Ann Moleti
  • ANNABEL IN OCEAN BEACH by Lori Beth Mahaney
  • HookedIn by Anastasia Alexander
  • Back to You by Dawn Chartier
  • Maplewood Resort by Keri Bednar
 
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Thanks for this opportunity! Is there any more info about how to submit to Nivair H. Gabriel? I'm on her list!
Congrats! As soon as we get that I will update and post here. You should get a notification.
 
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