NEXT PITCHING DATE: April 14, 2022
01. Who can participate?
You must identify as LGBTQ2S+. the only people ineligible for participation are cisgender, heterosexual people.
02. I’m cisgender, heteroromantic, and heterosexual, but my characters are queer. Can I participate?
03. My gender/sexuality isn’t well-known. Can I still participate?
We do not discriminate against marginalized genders/sexualities identities.
04. How many times can I tweet?
You can tweet up to four times, but not within the same hour. i.e. two pitches in the morning at 8am and 11am, two pitches in the afternoon at 1pm and 4pm, spread apart by a few hours OR four pitches in the morning at 8am, 9am, 10am, and 11am.
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We’ve added #TNB for authors who are Trans and/or Nonbinary. The other hashtags are credited to #PitMad.
Age Categories (one is required):
#PB = Picture Book
#C = Children’s
#CB = Chapter Book
#MG = Middle Grade
#YA = Young Adult
#NA = New Adult
#A = Adult
Additional hashtags (optional):
#TNB = Author is Trans and/or Nonbinary
#BVM = Black Voices Matter (to be used by Black creators)
#POC = Author is a Person of Color
#OWN = Own Voices
#IMM = Immigrant
#LGBT = LGBTQIA+ subject matter
#IRMC = Interracial/Multicultural subject matter
#MH = Mental Health subject matter
#DIS = Disability subject matter
#ND = Neurodiverse subject matter
#ACE = Asexual/Aromantic Author
CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL LIST OF HASHTAGS
Ronnie Riley created the #LGBTNPit twitter pitching event to elevate pitches from the queer community to help agents and editors find their stories. They were heavily inspired by #DVPit and #PitMad to create this event.
The #LGBTNPit Committee:
Ronnie Riley (they/them) is a trans, nonbinary writer from Ontario, Canada. They can be found on twitter at @mxronnieriley and www.mxronnieriley.com.
Megan Manzaro (she/they) is a literary agent with D4EO Literary Agency. They can be found on twitter at @Megan_Manzano and at Meg Edits.
on twitter at @lgbtnpit
for general queries:
CONTACT @ LGBTNPIT.COM
for how to get involved with #LGBTNPit:
RONNIE @ LGBTNPIT.COM