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Pitch Your Book to Jacqui Lipton, Storm Literary Agency – 2019 Hot Summer Pitchfest

*Pitch opens: June 12 2019 9:00am*
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Pitch closes: June 14, 2019  11:59pm*   

*All times are in EST

Before posting your pitch, read the Official Savvy Authors Rules for PitchingThen post your pitch in the comments section below. The Agent/Editor will read all pitches and notify SavvyAuthors of requests.

Pitch Type: 3 lines, total length of 250 words or LESS.


Jacqueline LiptonJacqui Lipton, Storm Literary Agency

Middle Grade, Young Adult, Nonfiction

Currently looking for: 

Jacqui Lipton represents middle grade and young adult fiction and nonfiction. She has been an avid reader since elementary school, back in the days when “YA” wasn’t even a thing.

About Jacqui and Storm Literary Agency:

Her tastes were always broad and eclectic. She loved (and still does) everything from a good murder mystery to space opera to contemporary romance and everything in between. Her background is also eclectic. At university (yes, in Australia and England they call it “university”), she studied law, psychology, drama, languages, and information technology. She practiced as a banking and finance attorney in Australia, and has worked as a law professor in Australia, the UK and the United States where her teaching and writing has focused on laws relating to the publishing industry, digital technology law, copyright, trademark, privacy, and defamation.

She holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts and regularly teaches classes on writing and on legal aspects of publishing around the country for organizations like The Writing Barn, Savvy Authors, and a variety of adult education courses, MA and MFA programs, and libraries. Before joining Storm Literary Agency, she was a reader for literary agent, Susan Hawk for several years and a reader and member of the social media team for The YA Review Network (YARN) Jacqui is currently seeking submissions for middle grade and young adult, both fiction and nonfiction.

Find out more about Jacqui and Storm Literary Agency

Questions? Contact [email protected] 


Pitch your book in the comments on this page from

9 AM June 12 to 11:59 PM June 14.

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1) Is your pitch only 3, concise statements? Is your pitch less than 250 words? 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?
Great! You are ready to pitch!
Good Luck, and happy pitching.
**NOTE: SavvyAuthors will remove any pitches that do not follow these guidelines.**
Grab your flip flops and completed manuscripts and join us for three days of pitches and fun!
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    Kathy Price
  • June 15, 2019
Title: The Banana Treehouse
Genre Young Adult
Length, 55,000 words
Author:Kathy Price

11 yo Heaven & brother Zed sit out a hot 'L'sna summer,haunted by the ghost of their sister.When cousins from'Frisco arrive, they hate each other on sight. A werewolf, madwitch, & a drunk Uncle's on the loose. Now the cousins must unite to fight JimCrow.
11 yo Heaven & brother Zed sit out a hot 'L'sna summer,haunted by the ghost of their sister.When cousins from'Frisco arrive, they hate each other on sight. A werewolf, madwitch, & a drunk Uncle's on the loose. Now the cousins must unite to fight JimCrow.
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    Amy Johnson
  • June 15, 2019
Name: Caged (First in a planned duology)
Genre: YA Science Fiction
Length: 100k
Author: Amy Johnson

In her world, zoos don’t exist. The Anthros do. When 17 year-old, book-loving Eden becomes a human zoo exhibit for machines that are intent on exterminating the human race, she’s given a choice: betray her family or become a cybernetic, the very thing she used to hunt.

Thank you for your consideration.
Pitches are now closed. Thanks for participating in Hot Summer Pitchfest!
Thanks everyone for pitching. I'll go through these over the next few days and have Savvy Authors notify the folks I want to see more from. Write on!
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