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Joy McCullough’s release launch for BLOOD WATER PAINT

…at University Bookstore in Seattle on March 10, 2018. In attendance, Rajani LaRocca, Amanda Hill, Rachel Lynn Solomon, Heather Ezell, Cindy Baldwin, Gabrielle Byrne, Cass Catalano, Julie Artz, Elizabeth Dimit, Ipuna Black, Shanna Rogers. Jason Nelson, Robin Lemke, Megan McGee, Lisa Leoni





















Mentor Kelly Hopkins with her 2017 mentee,  Erin T. Gunti, at the Tome Literary Society (TomeCon) Conference

…on March 13, 2018 at the University of North Georgia. They spoke to groups of teen writers about the benefits of working with a writing mentor. Two of those teens are TeenPit finalists for 2018!















Middle grade mentors Gabrielle Byrne and Julie Artz show off their costumes at the 2017 Sirens Conference in Colorado.


Mentors at the PW Live panel at AWP 18!

Left to right: Me, E.M. Caines, Sarah Nicolas, Diana Gallagher, and Kit Frick.

Left to right: JC Davis, Sarah Nicolas, Diana Gallagher, Kit Frick, Alexandra Alessandri, and E.M. Caines.
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  • May 15, 2018 (approx): Mentor Application Window Opens
  • May 30, 2018: Mentor Application Window Closes
  • June 7, 2018: #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party (8AM – 8PM EDT)
  • July 15, 2018: Mentors Announced
  • August 14 – 27, 2018: Pitch Wars Mentor Blog Hop
  • August 27, 2018 (midnight EDT): Mentee Submission Window Opens 
  • August 29, 2018 (10PM EDT): Mentee Submission Window Closes 
  • September 6, 2018:: #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party (8AM – 8PM EDT)
  • October 12, 2018: Pitch Wars Mentees Announced
  • February 6 – 11, 2019: Agent Showcase
    • February 6: Adult entries are live on the Pitch Wars site
    • February 7: MG entries are live on the Pitch Wars site
    • February 8: YA entries are live on the Pitch Wars site
  • December 6, 2018: #PitMad Twitter Pitch Party (8AM – 8PM EDT)