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New York Writers Workshop 2014 Pitch Conferences

Non-Fiction Pitch—Mar 7-8 • Perfect Pitch Fiction—Apr 11-13
New York, NY


New York Writers Workshop hosts three-day Pitch Conferences for writers of fiction and non-fiction and YA. At these unique conferences, participants meet with and pitch their manuscripts to three different editors from major New York publishing houses (including Viking, Penguin, Random House, Scribners, Simon and Schuster, and others).

Before the conference begins, participants boil the essence of their manuscript down to a synopsis of flap copy length (roughly three minutes). The copy should include the book's premise and hook.

Day One
Pitch participants workshop their flap copy with a workshop leader from New York Writers Workshop. Each participant reads his/her synopsis. The NYWW instructor provides guidance in revision for clarity, concision, and impact. The instructor also discusses, as appropriate, the realities of the publishing market. The rest of the group participates, as appropriate, and learns from each example.

Day Two
Begins with morning Agents Panel-Interview, Q&A, Schmooze. Afternoon, participants pitch to two editors. The first pitch is public, in the presence of group, and is followed by a short Q&A with the editor. The second pitch is private, one-on-one with an editor, with an NYWW instructor present.

Day Three
Each participant makes one private pitch to an editor, again with an NYWW instructor present. The day wraps with a group conference with an NYWW instructor.

For more information email newyorkwritersworkshop@gmail.com or visit our website at http://www.newyorkwritersworkshop.com.

 

 
About Us
 
       
Website www.newyorkwritersworkshop.com
Year Established 2001
Program Description Non-Fiction Pitch Conferences & Perfect Pitch Fiction Conferences. Writers pitch proposals to editors from major publishers, including Viking & Random House. 10-week workshops are offered year-round.
Number of Programs/Year 4 conferences
Program Length 3 days
Group Size or S:T Ratio 15:1
Program Focus Children's, Fiction, Mystery, Non-fiction, Young Adult
Faculty 2013 Included Jennifer Belle, Jacqueline Bishop, Maureen Brady, Mike Cohen, Allison Estes, Doug Garr, Richard Goodman, Bronwen Hruska, Sally Koslow, Charles Salzberg, Charlie Schulman, Rachel Sherman, Alix Strauss, Tim Tomlinson.
Costs See site for details
U.S. Locations New York City, New York
Months March, April, September, October
Sponsor's Calendar Link newyorkwritersworkshop.com/category/conferences
Sponsor's Facebook Page www.facebook.com/pages/New-York-Writers-Workshop/27286464729
Contact Tim Tomlinson
President
New York Writers Workshop
United States
E-Mail:
Charles Salzberg HOKE5@aol.com
 
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