Society of
Children's Book Writers
and Illustrators

Agent Pitch Party with Kaitlyn Sanchez of Context Literary

Date(s) - 03/06/2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a Pitch Party with agent Kaitlyn Sanchez of Context Literary

Sunday, March 6th, 7:00 pm Israel, 12:00 Noon ET (NYC), 9:00 PT  

Where you will have the opportunity to: 

  • Learn about pitch crafting directly from an agent!
  • Hear about the stories publishers and agents are looking for
  • Submit your pitch (anonymously)
  • Receive feedback (to select pitches)
  • Submit your polished story following the event!

To join the party!

Please submit your pitch by February 27th, 12:00 am to: We’ll collect the pitches, remove any names, and pass them on to Kaitlyn, who will be critiquing our story pitches anonymously.

Pitch instructions: 

Your pitch must:

  • Be written in English
  • Contain up to 3 sentences and 150 words
  • Mention the book’s genre:  board book, nonfiction, picture book, early chapter, middle grade, or young adult  

You can find out more about Kaitlyn here:


• SCBWI Members: ₪35 (≈$11)

• Non-Members: ₪45 (≈$14)


• SCBWI Members: ₪40 (≈$12)

• Non-Members: ₪55 (≈$17)

ABSOLUTELY NO REGISTRATION AFTER MARCH 4TH – so sign up right away if you can!

(due to Israel’s time zone being ahead of North America, it may still be March 3rd where you are when tickets stop being available – PLEASE don’t leave it until the last minute!)

Also, please check all times carefully to make sure you don’t miss out on joining us live! But if you have to, a recording will be available for one month following the event.


Following several requests, we’ve extended the registration deadline (after the event) until March 30th, 11:30 pm. Please note that this option will provide a link to the event recording and the opportunity for authors and author-illustrators to submit their story to Kaitlyn (deadline: April 6th), but, of course, will not offer the opportunity to receive online feedback on your pitch.