Twitter Pitch Party Calendar for 2022

Updated: 3 days ago


Pitch your manuscript to agents in real time on Twitter’s pitch parties or check out some other (non-Twitter) mentoring and editing opportunities happening this year.

Disclaimer: please be sure to check out these events for yourselves in case there are any changes, and to ensure they are right for you.


BREAKING NEWS from #PitMad #PitchWars founder, Brenda Drake.


January


January 12 to 14: Author Mentor Match — (non-Twitter event) un-agented authors matched with writing mentors


January 26 (8am—8pm EST): #IWSGpit — Twitter pitch to agents/publishers for all un-agented authors of every genre and age category


February


February 16 to 18 (9am—11:59pm EST): Savvy Authors Pitchfest — (non-Twitter event) pitch completed novels directly to agents, editors or publishers participating in the pitchfest


February 17 (8am—8pm EST): #PBpit — Twitter pitch to agents, exclusively for picture books


February 24 (8am—6pm Eastern): #SFFpit — Twitter pitch to agents/editors for science fiction and fantasy only—all age categories


February 28 to March 4: Pass or Pages Query Contest — (non-Twitter event) win feedback from agents about whether they would pass or request pages based on your query


March


March 1 (Midnight—1am EST; 5pm—7pm EST): PBParty Contest (non-Twitter event) for unagented writers and author/illustrators with finished and polished picture book manuscripts.


March 17: #RevPit — Twitter contest to win developmental edit on a full fiction manuscript from a professional editor


April


April 1: #CampNaNoWriMo — (non-Twitter event) Tackle any writing project, set your own word-count goal, and join a 12-person writing group


April 7 (8am—8pm EST): #MoodPitch BRAND NEW Twitter pitch for all un-agented authors of all genres and age categories, with a mood board image added


April 14 (8am—8 pmEST): #LGBTNPitannual twitter pitch event for queer, trans, and nonbinary authors with a special focus on trans and nonbinary people


May


May 19 (8am—8pm Eastern): #PitDark — Twitter pitch for manuscripts that contain an element of horror or darker writing in a range of age categories


June


June 1 (8am—8pm EST): #CanLitPittwitter pitch party just for Canadians


June 23 (8am—8pm EDT): #PitchDis — Twitter pitch event to showcase pitches from the disabled community


July


July 1: #CampNaNoWriMo — (non-Twitter event) Tackle any writing project, set your own word-count goal, and join a 12-person writing group


July 4 to 8: Pass or Pages Query Contest — (non-Twitter event) win feedback from agents about whether they would pass or request pages based on your query


August


August 1 to 2 (8am—8pm ET): #DVPit — Twitter pitch to agents for marginalized authors and illustrators only for adult fiction/nonfiction and for artists & illustrators using #DVart


September

September 15: #LatinxPitch — Twitter pitch for all unagented and agented Kidlit LATINX authors, author-illustrators, and illustrators


October


October 3 to 7: Pass or Pages Query Contest — (non-Twitter event) win feedback from agents about whether they would pass or request pages based on your query


October 26 to 28 (9am—11:59pm EST): Savvy Authors Pitchfest — (non-Twitter event) pitch completed novels directly to agents, editors or publishers participating in the pitchfest


TBA (8am—8pm Eastern): #PitDark — Twitter pitch for manuscripts that contain an element of horror or darker writing in a range of age categories


November


November 1: #NaNoWriMo — National Novel Writing Month — a month-long creative writing challenge during which participants are challenged to write a 50,000-word first-draft of a novel


November 3 (8am—8pm EST): #MoodPitch BRAND NEW Twitter pitch for all un-agented authors of all genres and age categories, with a mood board image added


Disclaimer: please be sure to check out these events for yourselves in case there are any changes, and to ensure they are right for you.
 

Never pitched on Twitter before? Here's my personal experience:

 

Emma Lombard is the award-winning author of The White Sails Series.

Coming soon: The Gold Hills Series.


 

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