Pitch Events 2021 — Twitter and Beyond

PLEASE NOTE, THIS IS FOR 2021. GO HERE TO VIEW 2022: https://bperrywrites.com/2022/01/01/2022-pitch-events-twitter-and-beyond/

Hi all and welcome to this year’s list of Twitter pitch events (and beyond!). If you’re looking for how to write them, I’ve created a handy blog post here. If not, let’s move on to pitch events for 2021. Notice a couple BRAND NEW contests for specific, marginalized communities!

On Twitter

January 15-29th, 2021 #10queries (open to all, query and first five pages contest) https://reviseresub.com/mini-events/january-2021-10queries

January 20th, 2021 #IWSGpit (open to all)  http://www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com/p/iwsg-twitter-pitch.html?m=1

February 3rd, 2021 #SFFpit (sci-fi and fantasy/all ages) http://dankoboldt.com/sffpit/

February 11th, 2021 #PBPitch (picture books) http://www.pbpitch.com/

March 4th, 2021 #pitmad (open to all) http://pitchwars.org/pitmad/

March 25th, 2021 #FaithPitch (Faith-based fiction and non-fiction/all ages)  https://www.faithpitch.com/ 

NEW EVENT April 15th, 2021 #LGBTNpit (for queer, trans, and nonbinary authors) https://lgbtnpit.com/

NEW EVENT May 4th, 2021 #APIpit (Asian/Pasifika writers and illustrators) https://apipit.wordpress.com/

May 6th, 2021 (COVID delayed) #KISSpitch (all subgenres of romance) https://allthekissing.com/kisspitch/

May 7th, 2021 #WMpitch (children’s fiction–MG, YA, PB) https://write-mentor.com/2020/04/19/wmpitch

May 20th, 2021 #Pitdark (open to authors of darker genres/all ages) https://jasonhuebinger.com/pitdark/

June 3rd, 2021 #pitmad (open to all) http://pitchwars.org/pitmad/

NEW EVENT June 22nd, 2021 #PitchDis (for disabled authors) https://www.pitchdis.com/

July 28th, 2021 #SFFpit (sci-fi and fantasy/all ages)  http://dankoboldt.com/sffpit/

September 2nd, 2021 #pitmad (open to all) http://pitchwars.org/pitmad/

NEW EVENT September 15th, 2021 #LatinxPitch (for creators of kidlit, PB to YA,who belong to the Latinx community) https://latinxpitch.com/

September 30th, 2021 #FaithPitch (Faith-based fiction and non-fiction/all ages)  https://www.faithpitch.com/ 

NEW EVENT Fall 2021 (date TBD) #WMPitch (children’s fiction, PB to YA, all genres) this info is for 2020, it includes the rules https://write-mentor.com/2020/04/19/wmpitch/

October 14th, 2021 #Pitdark (open to authors of darker genres/all ages)  https://jasonhuebinger.com/pitdark/

October 25th and 26th, 2021 #DVpit (two days for marginalized authors and illustrators – day one for kids/YA, day two for Adult, and artists and illustrators)  https://www.dvpit.com/

December 2nd, 2021 #pitmad (open to all) http://pitchwars.org/pitmad/

OFF TWITTER CONTESTS/PITCH EVENTS

Author Mentor Match; matching authors to mentors in YA and Adult (submissions already closed. They went early this year!) http://authormentormatch.com/

March-June 2021 #REVpit (open to all—more than a pitch contest, see rules) https://reviseresub.com/annual-contest/schedule

  • March 5th—editors announced
  • April 10-11th—submission window
  • April 12-23rd—REVpit #10queries
  • April 26th—Editor picks announced
  • April 27-June 1st—teams work on revisions
  • June25th—showcase

Jan-September 2021 Write Mentor (open to PB, CB, MG, YA for mentoring) https://write-mentor.com/2021-writementor-summer-programme/

  • April 12-14th — Mentor chats on Twitter
  • April 15-16th—Mentee application window
  • April 30th—Mentor-Mentee announcement
  • September 3-10th — Agent showcase

June-September 2021 Pitch Wars (open to all—more than a pitch contest, see rules) https://pitchwars.org/

  • June 21, 2021: Mentor Application Window Opens
  • July 7, 2021: Mentor Application Window Closes
  • August 9, 2021: Mentors Announced
  • September 11-25, 2021: Pitch Wars Mentor Wishlist Blog Hop
  • September 26, 2021 (12:01 pm EDT): Mentee Submission Window Opens 
  • September 30, 2021 (10PM EDT): Mentee Submission Window Closes 
  • November 6, 2021: Pitch Wars Mentees Announced
  • February 9-14, 2022: Agent Showcase
    • February 9: Adult entries are live on the Pitch Wars site
    • February 10: MG entries are live on the Pitch Wars site
    • February 11: YA entries are live on the Pitch Wars site

February 10-12, 2021 Savvy Authors Sweetheart Pitchfest* (open to all) https://savvyauthors.com/community/classes/2021-sweetheart-pitchfest.1584/

Spring 2021 (dates TBD) PB Party (picture books) http://www.michelle4laughs.com/

September 29-October 1st 2021 Savvy Authors Autumn Pitchfest* (open to all) https://savvyauthors.com/community/classes/2021-autumn-pitchfest.1693/

*Savvy Authors has many pitch events throughout the year. Check their calendar in case I miss some: https://savvyauthors.com/savvyauthors-workshop-calendar/

If you know of any events I might have missed, feel free to let me know in the comments! Happy pitching and good luck this year!

Published by bperrywrites

Author of Give Me Grace, runner up in the 20-21 Rainbow Awards. Also the Reclamation Series, a human zombie story. I love all things sci-fi or horror. She/Her

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