Rules

If you have further questions, consult out FAQ page!

  • You¬†must¬†be a self-identifying writer/illustrator of Asian/Pacific Islander descent.
  • The event will run on May 4th from 8 AM to 8 PM EST.
  • Writers: You¬†must¬†have a completed¬†and¬†polished manuscript.
  • Graphic Novelists: You¬†must¬†have a completed and polished pitch packet.
  • Illustrators: Introduce yourself and the work you want to draw for, include sample illustration work. Please feel free to use #WFH for Work For Hire.
  • You are permitted¬†3¬†pitches per manuscript.
  • You are permitted¬†1¬†pitch per hour.
  • Do¬†not¬†retweet pitches; these are reserved for publishing editors.
  • You may QRT (quote retweet) pitches as a show of support.
  • Do¬†not¬†like pitches; these are reserved for literary agents.
  • Do¬†not¬†tag agents or editors in your pitches.
  • Do¬†not¬†create multiple accounts to pitch your manuscripts.
  • Do¬†not¬†police the identities of other participants.
  • Graphic Novelists:¬†Please feel free to include sample art in your GN/PB pitch.
  • Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.
  • Please feel free to comment on other pitches in support.
  • Please remember to research agents and editors you are not familiar with. You are not required to submit your work to everyone who requests.
  • Additionally, please check our¬†Resources¬†for guidance on what hashtags to use, how to prepare a query, how to avoid schmagents, and other helpful tips.