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Speed Dating: Pitch your Book/Idea to Publishers & Agent

When:
October 18, 2019 @ 1:30 pm
2019-10-18T13:30:00-07:00
2019-10-18T13:45:00-07:00
Where:
Fairmont Chateau Whistler
Whistler
Cost:
$65
Contact:
Whistler Writers Festival
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Speed Dating: Pitch your Book/Idea to Publishers & Agent @ Fairmont Chateau Whistler

1:30 – 4:30 p.m. | Fairmont Chateau Whistler | $65

Meet publishing decision-makers for 15 minutes to pitch your book or story idea one-on-one and receive feedback. Come prepared with a five-minute pitch and/or questions for the publishers and agent. Meet publishers and editors Mona Fertig (Mother Tongue), Lynn Henry (Penguin Random House), Emma Sakamoto (Groundwood), Sarah St. Pierre (Simon & Schuster), Brad Wilson (HarperCollins), Andrew Wooldridge (Orca), and agent Rachel Letofsky (CookeMcDermid). The session includes up to two pitches of your choice, on a first-come, first-choice basis. Pro tip: Research your choices (read their bios) before booking to ensure a good fit for your book.
Sponsored by: Marquis Book Printing

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