LIVE PITCH: Agent Caitie Flum
Who she is: Literary Agent at Liza Dawson Associates
What she likes: She’s looking for Middle Grade and Young Adult projects, particularly romance, historical fiction, mysteries and thrillers, science fiction and fantasy, and contemporary books with diverse characters.
This post will go live 45 minutes before the session begins; however, we are no longer taking submissions here. Please submit your elevator pitch to the appropriate thread in the forums; the thread will open at 6:30pm EST – 30 minutes before this event begins. This is your best chance to be seen by Caitie Flum as she reads through the submissions live!
Rules for this session:
Type of pitch: Elevator pitch
Max length: 150 words
Genres/Age categories: MG & YA, any genres
Pitch Submission: All pitches should be submitted to the appropriate thread in the forums. Please read this forum thread for further instructions. PLEASE NOTE your conference login will not work at the forums; you will need to register separately there (it’s free and easy!).
Caitie Flum joined Liza Dawson Associates in July 2014 as assistant and audio rights manager. She graduated from Hofstra University in 2009 with a B.A. in English with a concentration in publishing studies. She interned at Hachette Book Group and Writers House. She was an editorial assistant then coordinator for Bookspan, where she worked on several clubs including the Book-of-the-Month Club, The Good Cook, and the Children’s Book-of-the-Month Club.
Caitie is looking for commercial and upmarket fiction with great characters and superb writing, especially historical fiction, mysteries/thrillers of all kinds, romance, and book club fiction. She is open to science fiction and fantasy that crosses over to a young adult market.
She is also looking for Middle Grade and Young Adult projects, particularly romance, historical fiction, mysteries and thrillers, science fiction and fantasy, and contemporary books with diverse characters.