Submission Guidelines

Who This Program Is For

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Writers with a complete and revised (at least one full pass, no rough drafts here!) YA manuscript between 50k-120k words or MG manuscript between 25K-60K words.

Who also have a completed query letter draft to submit with their first ten pages

Someone currently unagented who has never been traditionally published, who has not queried more an excessive number of agents for the manuscript they are submitting. Excessive = more than half the number of agents you can realistically query for your work.

Someone willing to take feedback and revise their manuscript

How To Apply

Submissions are currently closed and will open again for the round 2 window.

Watch this space.

Submissions are now closed and will reopen for round 2 in April.

When the time comes, the submission process is to fill out the submission form which will appear on this page, and then email us your query and first 10 pages. Mentees must submit both their query package as well as a submission form to be considered. In your subject line, please include your genre + title. (ie: YA Sci-Fi – TITLE) Paste query/pages into the body of the email.