The Book Pipeline Competition seeks unpublished book manuscripts across six categories of fiction and nonfiction:
Sci-Fi / Fantasy
Mystery / Thriller
Outsider / Experimental
Select publishers and agents get first look at the top selections for each category, including LGR Literary Agency, Katherine Tegen Books, and Verve Publishing.
- Winners receive $15,000 ($2,500 for each category winner):
- Immediate circulation to publishers, agents, editors, and other execs
- Consideration from producers seeking projects for film and TV adaptation
- Additional long-term reviews of other books for potential circulation
- Invitations to annual writer and industry events hosted by Pipeline Media Group
Deadline is September 5, 2018 with a $55 entry fee. For guidelines on how to submit, go here.
As always, good luck!
Blogger and writer of MG/YA fiction
If you are in the Santa Monica, California area on April 24-25, 2020 and you love books, you might want to attend the Yallwest Book Festivalwhere more than 100 authors are participating in book signings, panels, giveaways. There will be food trucks, rock ‘n’ roll, and photo ops too. Plus notable TV, film, video game, and comic creators will be in attendance.
Some of the fantastic author lineup includes:
- Stephanie Garber (New York Times Bestselling Author of CARAVAL, also optioned for film)
- Becky Abertalli (New York Times Bestselling author of SIMON VS THE HOMO SAPIENS AGENDA, also a motion picture)
- Victoria Aveyard (New York Times Bestselling author of RED QUEEN)
- Ransom Riggs (New York Times Bestselling author of MISS PERIGRINE’S PECULIAR CHILDREN, also a motion picture)
- Kacen Callender (Stonewall and Lamda award winner author of HURRICAN CHILD)
- Hafsah Faizal (New York Times Bestselling author of WE HUNT THE FLAME)
- Marie Lu (New York Times Bestselling author of LEGEND)
- Tahereh Mafi (New York Times Bestselling author of SHATTER ME)
- Adam Silvera (New York Times Bestselling author of MORE HAPPY THAN NOT)
- Angie Thomas (New York Times Bestselling author of THE HATE U GIVE, also a motion picture)
- And sooooo many more!
To check out more authors attending, go here. Have fun!
Blogger and author of MG/YA fiction.