WORKSHOP 9: Speed Dating: Pitch your Book/Idea to Publishers
Amanda Betts, Elizabeth Kribs, Anna Comfort O’Keeffe, Nita Pronovost, Susan Renouf, Shirarose Wilensky, Janice Zawerbny
1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. PDT | Online $75
Meet publishing decision-makers for 15 minutes to pitch your book or story idea one-on-one and receive feedback. Come prepared with a five-minute pitch and/or questions for the publishers. Meet publishers Amanda Betts (Penguin Random House), Elizabeth Kribs (Tundra), Anna Comfort O’Keeffe (Douglas & McIntyre), Nita Pronovost (Simon & Schuster), Susan Renouf (ECW Press), Shirarose Wilensky (House of Anansi), Janice Zawerbny (HarperCollins). The session includes up to two pitches to publishers of your choice, on a first-come, first-choice basis. Pro tip: Research your choices (read their bios, google) before booking to ensure a good fit for your book or pitch.