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Pitch Your Book to Karly Caserza, Associate Agent, Fuse Literary – 2019 Sweetheart Pitchfest

*Pitch opens: February 13 2018 9:00am*
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Pitch closes: February 15, 2018  11:59pm*   

*All times are in EST

Karly Caserza, Associate Agent, Fuse Literary 

MG, YA Genre Fiction

Karly CaserzaCurrently Looking For: Karly has a deep love for characters with a strong voice and seeks out stories she can get lost in. Diversity in genre fiction is a major bonus. She specializes in middle grade and young adult genre fiction (fantasy, science fiction, and contemporary).

About Karly: Associate Agent Karly Caserza was born in the Philippines and immigrated to Northern California as a child. She obtained her Business Marketing degree and has been a Freelance Graphic Designer for over 10 years. In addition to designing a wide range of print and web promotional material for clients, Karly creates book covers for Short Fuse and promotional graphics for Fuse authors.

Professionally, Karly began her career in the publishing industry as a reader for Tricia Skinner at Fuse Literary. Her responsibilities quickly grew and she was promoted to Literary Assistant, a role that also included a spot on the production team of Short Fuse.

Fuse Literary

Karly is also the Marketing Coordinator of the San Francisco Writers Conference. In her spare time, Karly is an Adobe Technical Trainer, freelance graphic designer, Young Adult author, video game geek, and art noob.

Learn more about Karly and Fuse Literary

Questions? Contact [email protected] 

Pitch your book in the comments on this page from 9 AM February 13 to 11:59 PM February 15.

WAIT…BEFORE YOU PITCH…
1) Is your pitch only 3, concise statements? Does it follow the Pitch Guidelines?
2) Is your story in the genre that the agent or editor is looking for?
3) Did you double check #1 and #2?
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Good Luck, and happy pitching.
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