SCBWI

Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

The Art of The Pitch with Andrea Cascardi

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 06/13/2019
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location
Selene Castrovilla's Deck
4251 New York Ave - Island Park, New York 11558

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The Art of the Pitch
With Andrea Cascardi, Literary Agent
Sure, you’ve had your manuscript critiqued. But what about your pitch? The greatest masterpiece is useless if it’s unread. Querying is important, but being able to “sell” your story verbally is critical. “It’s about this boy…who meets a girl…” is not going to cut it! Never worked on your pitch?  Get something down and bring it with you. Already have a pitch? Here’s your chance to find out if it shines!
Registration includes complimentary wine and cocktail food!!!
Andrea Cascardi has spent her entire career in book publishing, and has happily worked on both sides of the desk: as an editor and publisher, and also as a literary agent. She rejoined the Transatlantic Agency after two and a half years as the Publisher and Managing Director of Egmont USA and expanded her client list to represent writers of adult books as well as authors and illustrators of books for young readers and young adults. Please check out their agency website: www.transatlanticagency.com and follow them on twitter @translitagency and on Instagram, follow their artists: @translitagencyartists. Andrea’s website is www.andreacascardi.com.

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