Submission Guidelines

Who This Program Is For


Writers with a complete and revised (at least one full pass, no rough drafts here!) YA manuscript between 50k-120k words

Who also have a completed query letter draft to submit with their first ten pages

Someone currently unagented who has never been traditionally published, who has not queried more then ten agents for the manuscript they are submitting

Someone willing to take feedback and revise their manuscript

How To Apply

Submissions are now closed. Thank you to everyone who applied!

The mentors will read through everything and decisions will be posted in early January.

Submissions are now closed. If you submitted via our form but have not yet emailed us your query/pages, please do so NO LATER THAN Friday, December 9 at our email address (right click to save email if link doesn’t work). Mentees must submit both their query package as well as an application to be considered. In your subject line, please include your genre + title. (ie: YA Sci-Fi – TITLE) Paste query/pages into the body of the email.