LIVE PITCH: Agent Kaitlyn Johnson
This post will go live 45 minutes before the session begins. Please post on the appropriate forum thread, before the video starts. This is your best chance to be seen by Kaitlyn Johnson as she reads through the pitches live!
Who she is: Literary Agent at Corvisiero Literary Agency
What she likes: Kaitlyn is actively accepting upper MG, YA, NA, and Adult in fantasy, contemporary, historical fiction, and romance.
Rules for this session:
Type of pitch: Manuscript concept (blurb from query letter)
Max length: Two-to-three paragraphs
Genres/Age categories: Upper MG, YA, and Adult; fantasy, contemporary, urban fantasy, historical fiction, light sci fi, & romance
Special instructions: Focus on the hook of your story, much like what you would put in a query letter; give me the concept and the stakes and the main character and/or villain
Pitch Submission: Post to appropriate thread of forums (here)
Other rules: Please no erotica, mystery, thriller, or horror
After receiving a BA in Writing, Literature, and Publishing from Emerson College, Kaitlyn refused to leave the concept of nightly homework behind. As well as being an apprentice agent for Corvisiero Literary Agency, she is also a freelance editor at her own company, K. Johnson Editorial, and has worked as a copyeditor for academic publisher codeMantra, a YA editor for Accent Press, and a Conference Assistant for GrubStreet, Boston. She has written various articles for Writer’s Digest and has had a flash fiction story published in the anthology A Box of Stars Beneath the Bed.
Kaitlyn is actively accepting upper MG, YA, NA, and Adult in fantasy, contemporary, historical fiction, and romance. You can visit her Corvisiero page to read more on what she enjoys in submission. Check out her Twitter, @kaitylynne13, for #mswl listings and writerly life thoughts.