Who This Program Is For


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 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

The Round 2 Submission window is now CLOSED.

Mentors will be choosing their mentees and you should hear back from us in the next two weeks.

If you submitted to our form before the deadline but have not yet sent your query and pages. Please do so immediately.

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.