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Thursday, August 6 • 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Pitch for the Prize Competition LITERATURE

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Join our fun and fast-paced pre-conference event on Thursday night.

Choose your room: Literature, Adaption or Visual Media.
$5 buys you a two-minute pitch in front of a panel of experts who will evaluate and make suggestions for improvement.

Best pitch of the night wins the cash! 

(Free to attend, $5 to pitch. You must be registered for the conference to pitch.)   

Practice your pitch, have fun competing against your peers, and receive valuable feedback on how to improve your pitch to industry experts.  


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avatar for Krista Ingebretson

Krista Ingebretson

Krista is looking for fiction and non-fiction that has a real point of view--books that make a reader take on a new perspective or are relevant to today's conversation. This includes literary fiction, especially debut novels, and the occasional upmarket commercial project--books like... Read More →
avatar for Holly Lorincz

Holly Lorincz

Literary agent, MacGregor Literary; Editor, Lorincz Literary Services
I work in the general market, currently focused on the mystery/suspense/thriller genre. I began working with MacGregor Literary a few years ago, mentored directly by the president, Chip MacGregor. I enjoy working with writers to develop their voice, and their career, either as clients... Read More →
avatar for Anna Michels

Anna Michels

Anna Michels is an Associate Editor at Sourcebooks, an independent publisher located outside of Chicago. Over the course of her three years at Sourcebooks she has worked on a wide variety of projects, most recently focusing on acquiring adult fiction and memoir. She is looking for... Read More →
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Peter Senftleben

Peter Senftleben is an associate editor at Kensington Books, where he is building his own varied and distinguished list.  He joined Kensington in 2006 after sharpening his editorial skills and red pencil while working at literary agencies.  A graduate of Tulane University with a... Read More →
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Kisa Whipkey

Acquisitions & Editorial Director, REUTS Publications
Kisa Whipkey is a dark fantasy author, a martial arts demo team expert, and a complete sucker for Cadbury Mini-eggs. She's also the Editorial Director for YA/NA publisher, REUTS Publications. She developed a passion for storytelling at a young age and has pursued that love through... Read More →


Thursday August 6, 2015 7:30pm - 9:30pm PDT
Mount Bachelor

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