Have you got the novel to save the world? The manifesto that is sure to spark insurrection? Poems to echo through the generations?
Live on our main stage in front of a crowing crowd, you get two minutes to pitch your book to our panel of judges. They get one minute each to tell you why you’ll never get published in a million, billion years, or why they want to see your manuscript in their inbox ASAP.
Sign up in advance to participate in the 1-2 Punch Book Pitch at Canzine!
To sign up, email [email protected] with your: 1. name 2. email address 3. phone number 4. two or three line description of the project you are going to pitch. Sign up now, we only have room for 8 participants and this will be first come first served.
The winner of the pitch gets bragging rights and a Broken Pencil prize pack worth $200.
Jackman Hall at the Art Gallery of Ontario (317 Dundas St. West)
Oct. 29, 2016, 1:30pm
Judges: Hazel Millar (BookThug), Andrew Hunter (AGO, Canadian Art), Hal Niedzviecki (The Archaeologists, Broken Pencil)
Buchwald Room at the Millenium Library, 251 Donald St.
Oct. 22, 2016, 4:30 pm
Judges: Rosanna Deerchild, Hope Nicholson, Hal Niedzviecki, Jen Sookfong Lee