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 2022. You may not be able to control getting an agent, but pitch contests and mentorship contests are a great way to meet other writers, and hone your skills!

Note some of these contests are for specific groups of marginalized or underrepresented authors. Please visit the links provided for specific time and guidelines for each contest.

On Twitter

DATE TBD, 2022 #10queries (open to all, query and first five pages contest) https://reviseresub.com/mini-events

January 26th, 2022 #IWSGpit (open to all)  http://www.insecurewriterssupportgroup.com/p/iwsg-twitter-pitch.html?m=1

February 17th, 2022 #PBPitch (picture books) http://www.pbpitch.com/

February 24th, 2022 #SFFpit (sci-fi and fantasy/all ages) http://dankoboldt.com/sffpit/

March DATE TBD, 2022 #pitmad (open to all) http://pitchwars.org/pitmad/

March DATE TBD, 2022 #FaithPitch (Faith-based fiction and non-fiction/all ages)  https://www.faithpitch.com/ 

April 14th, 2022 #LGBTNpit (for queer, trans, and nonbinary authors) https://lgbtnpit.com/

May DATE TBD, 2022 #APIpit (Asian/Pasifika writers and illustrators) https://apipit.com

May DATE TBD, 2022 #WMpitch (children’s fiction–MG, YA, PB) https://write-mentor.com/2020/04/19/wmpitch

May DATE TBD, 2022 #Pitdark (open to authors of darker genres/all ages) https://jasonhuebinger.com/pitdark/

June DATE TBD, 2022 #pitmad (open to all) http://pitchwars.org/pitmad/

June 23rd, 2022 #PitchDis (for disabled authors) https://www.pitchdis.com/

July DATE TBD, 2022 #SFFpit (sci-fi and fantasy/all ages)  http://dankoboldt.com/sffpit/

September DATE TBD, 2022 #pitmad (open to all) http://pitchwars.org/pitmad/

September DATE TBD, 2022 #LatinxPitch (for creators of kidlit, PB to YA,who belong to the Latinx community) https://latinxpitch.com/

September DATE TBD, 2022 #FaithPitch (Faith-based fiction and non-fiction/all ages)  https://www.faithpitch.com/ 

October DATE TBD, 2022 #Pitdark (open to authors of darker genres/all ages)  https://jasonhuebinger.com/pitdark/

October DATES TBD, 2022 #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 DATE TBD, 2022 #pitmad (open to all) http://pitchwars.org/pitmad/

DATE TBD, 2022 #canlitpit (for Canadian authors) https://writingcommunity.ca/canlitpit/

OFF TWITTER CONTESTS/PITCH EVENTS 

January 12th-14th submission window Author Mentor Match; matching authors to mentors in MG, YA, and Adult http://authormentormatch.com/

March-June 2022, schedule TBD #REVpit (open to all—more than a pitch contest, see rules) https://reviseresub.com/annual-contest/schedule

  • TBD—editors announced
  • TBD—submission window
  • TBD—REVpit #10queries
  • TBD—Editor picks announced
  • TBD—teams work on revisions
  • TBD—showcase

Jan-September 2022, schedule TBD Write Mentor (open to PB, CB, MG, YA for mentoring) https://write-mentor.com/2021-writementor-summer-programme/

  • TBD—Mentor chats on Twitter
  • TBD—Mentee application window
  • TBD—Mentor-Mentee announcement
  • TBD—Agent showcase

June-September 2022, schedule TBD Pitch Wars (open to all—more than a pitch contest, see rules) https://pitchwars.org/

  • TBD—Mentor Application Window Opens
  • TBD—Mentor Application Window Closes
  • TBD—Mentors Announced
  • TBD—Pitch Wars Mentor Wishlist Blog Hop
  • TBD—(12:01 pm EDT): Mentee Submission Window Opens 
  • TBD—(10 pm EDT): Mentee Submission Window Closes 
  • TBD—Pitch Wars Mentees Announced
  • February 9-14, 2022: Agent Showcase (for 2021 PW mentees)
    • 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 16th-18th, 2022 Savvy Authors Sweetheart Pitchfest* (open to all) https://savvyauthors.com/community/classes/2022-sweetheart-pitchfest.1756/

Spring 2022 (dates TBD) PB Party (picture books) https://mindyalyseweiss.com/pbparty-annual-contest/

*Savvy Authors has many pitch events throughout the year. Check their calendar in case I miss some: https://savvyauthors.com/community/classes/categories/special-events.15/

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!

CANCELLED CONTESTS

#KISSPITCH twitter thread from the host: https://twitter.com/KissPitch/status/1455928807970557961?s=20

Published by bperrywrites

Author of the Reclamation trilogy, a post-zombie story. Unbridled enthusiasm for Supernatural, Timeless, Star Trek, and all things sci-fi or horror.

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