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Pitch Wars 2021 … submission window is now open!

Saturday, 25 September 2021  |  Posted by Brenda Drake


The submission window for Pitch Wars 2021 is now open! You have until it closes on September 30 at 10PM Eastern Time to submit your entry form. DO NOT WAIT TO THE LAST MINUTE TO ENTER. Your entry will be cut off if you don’t hit send in time. So allow yourself time to fill out the form and submit. This mentorship program is open to Middle Grade, Young Adult, New Adult, and Adult completed, never-before-published works of fiction.

From our Managing Director, Ayana Gray …

“Dear Pitch Wars Hopefuls,

The Pitch Wars submission window is here! A huge congratulations to everyone who finished writing a story in time to submit to mentors! That in itself is something to be celebrated! I know that this can be a stressful time, but I also hope that in this season you find connections and support within this community, that is what will truly matter years from this moment. I’m wishing you the very best of luck, and a Happy Pitch Wars!”

And if you didn’t know yet, Ayana’s book, BEASTS OF PREY, releases in two days!

Find out more or buy it here: Penguin Random House


Are you ready to enter Pitch Wars 2021? You can either click the “Submit” tab in the menu above or just click here:


Any person requiring special accommodations to participate in any part of Pitch Wars due to a disability may arrange for accommodations by contacting pitchwars@gmail.com.

If you have any issues, please email us at pitchwars@gmail.com. You can also contact us on twitter @pitchwars. And join our community on Twitter at #PitchWars or on our forum.

In the weeks between when submissions close and mentees are announced, mentors will read through their submissions. They may request additional materials and ask follow-up questions via private email to help them make their decision. The mentors’ picks will be announced November 6 on the Pitch Wars blog. Everyone, chosen or not, will find out at that time by checking the posted list of selected mentees.

If you don’t know what Pitch Wars is go here. If you need submission information check out this blog post How to Prepare your Pitch Wars 2021 Submission. And click below graphics for our mentor wishlist bloghop and for our FAQ page.

Pitch Wars 2021 Mentor Blog Hop

Pitch Wars Submissions FAQ

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