Friday, November 18, 2011

Young Adult Novel Discovery Competition




No query? No pitch? No problem!

Serendipity Literary Agency, in collaboration with Gotham Writers’ Workshop, is hosting its second Young Adult Novel Discovery Competition for a chance to win a one-on-one consultation with one of New York’s leading YA literary agents!

If you’ve written a novel for young adults—or have an idea for one that you would like to write—we invite you to enter our contest. Simply submit an enticing title along with the first 250 words from the opening of your original YA novel. http://bit.ly/YAContest

The Grand Prize Winner

will have the opportunity to submit an entire manuscript to YA literary agent Regina Brooks and receive a free, 10-week writing course, courtesy of Gotham Writers' Workshop, plus a collection of gourmet teas from Possibiliteas.com.


The Top Five Entrants

(including the Grand Prize winner) will receive a 15-minute, one-on-one pitch session with Regina Brooks, one of New York’s premier literary agents for young adult books. They will also receive commentary on their submissions by editors at Scholastic, Disney, Harlequin Teen, Random House, Viking, Roaring Brook Press, Sourcebooks,and Kimani Tru and receive a one-year subscription to The Writer magazine.


The First 50 Entrants

will receive a copy of Writing Great Books for Young Adults by Regina Brooks.



Enter to win at http://bit.ly/YAContest

Hurry, contest ends November 30, 2011! 


I thought this might be of interest to my fellow WriMos! I'm definitely going to enter. Are you?

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