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Editor/Agent Appointments

RWA2017 conference attendees have the opportunity to sign up for pitch appointments with romance fiction-acquiring editors and agents. Pitch appointments are individual 10-minute meetings where writers pitch their (completed) romance novels/novellas to editors/agents. Conference attendees may sign up for one editor and one agent appointment each. 

Authors who sign up for pitch appointments must certify that they are pitching a completed manuscript or have previously published a novel or novella.

Priority for appointments goes first to current Golden Heart and RITA finalists, then to past Golden Heart and RITA finalists from the previous two years' contests, then to PRO and PAN members. All other conference attendees may select appointments, if any remain, starting May 22. Any open appointments will be available for selection the morning of the event.

Sign-up for editor/agent appointments is a tiered process.

  • May 1, 9 a.m. CT: 2017 RITA and Golden Heart finalist sign-up opens
  • May 8, 9 a.m. CT: 2016 and 2015 RITA and Golden Heart finalist sign-up opens
  • May 15, 9 a.m. CT: PAN and PRO member sign-up opens
  • May 22, 9 a.m. CT: Sign-up opens to all other registrants

Information on the editors and agents taking appointments will be posted before sign-up opens on May 2.

Questions? E-mail Carol Ritter at carol.ritter@rwa.org.

The following agents and editors will be participating in the pitch appointments. (List added March 28, 2017)

Alex
Adsett
Literary Agent
Alex Adsett Publishing Services
Pamela
Ahearn
Agent
The Ahearn Agency
Nalini
Akolekar
Agent
Spencerhill Associates
Laura
Bradford
Agent
Bradford Literary Agency
Barbara
Collins Rosenberg
Agent
The Rosenberg Group
Cori
Deyoe
Agent
3 Seas Literary Agency
Elise
Erickson
Junior Agent
Harold Ober Associates
Michelle
Grajkowski
Literary Agent
3 Seas Literary Agency
Pamela
Harty
Agent
The Knight Agency
Saritza
Hernandez
Sr. Literary Agent
Corvisiero Literary Agency
Lane
Heymont
Senior Agency
The Tobias Literary Agency
Melissa
Jeglinski
Agent
The Knight Agency
Amanda
Leuck
Agent
Spencerhill Associates
Kevan
Lyon
Agent
Marsal Lyon Literary Agency
Jill
Marsal
Agent
Marsal Lyon Literary Agency
Courtney
Miller-Callihan
Literary Agent
Handspun Literary Agency
Veronica
Park
Junior Literary Agent
Corvisiero Literary Agency
Lori
Perkins
Owner/Literary Agent
L. Perkins Agency
Nicole
Resciniti
President
The Seymour Agency
Meg
Ruley
Agent
Jane Rotrosen Agency
Linda
Scalissi
Literary Agent
3 Seas Literary Agency
Elaine
Spencer
Agent
The Knight Agency
Rebecca
Strauss
Agent
DeFiore and Company
Emily
Sylvan Kim
Agent
Prospect Agency
Jessica
Watterson
Literary Agent
Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency
Mary
Altman
Acquiring Editor
Sourcebooks
Stacy
Boyd
Senior Editor
Harlequin Enterprises
Nicole
Brebner
Editorial Director
Harlequin Enterprises
Kerri
Buckley
Senior Editor
Carina Press/Harlequin
Bethany
Burke
CEO
Blushing Books
Claire
Caldwell
Assistant Editor
Harlequin
Allison
Carroll
Associate Editor
Harlequin
Nicola
Caws
Assistant Editor
Harlequin
Char
Chaffin
Sr Acquisitions Editor
Soul Mate Publishing
Brenda
Chin
Editorial Director
Entangled Publishing
Janet
Clementz
Acquiring Editor
Soul Mate Publishing
Cat
Clyne
Editor
Sourcebooks
Tera
Cuskaden
Editorial Director
Entangled Publishing
Meghan
Farrell
Managing Editor
Tule Publishing Group
Tara
Gelsomino
Executive Editor
Crimson Romance/Simon & Schuster
Deborah
Gilbert
Owner/Editor
Soul Mate Publishing
Dana
Grimaldi
Associate Editor
Harlequin
Sue
Grimshaw
Editor at Large
Penguin Random House Publishing Group
Sheila
Hodgson
Senior Editor
Harlequin UK
Margo
Lipschultz
Senior Editor,
Harlequin Enterprises
Sandy
Lowe
Senior Editor
Bold Strokes Books
Kathryn
Lye
Editor
Harlequin Enterprises
Allison
Lyons
Editor
Harlequin Enterprises
Sarah
Lyons
Editorial Director
Riptide Publishing
Michelle
Morris
Editorial Assistant
Tule Publishing
Liz
Pelletier
Publisher
Entangled Publishing, LLC
Lori
Polito
Owner
Soul Mate Publishing
Johanna
Raisanen
Editor
Harlequin Enterprises
Karen
Reid
Associate Editor
Harlequin Enterprises
Alethea
Spiridon Hopson
Editorial Director
Entangled Publishing, LLC
Julie
Sturgeon
Imprint Manager
Crimson Romance
Alycia
Tornetta
Editorial Director
Entangled Publishing
Allison
Travis
Editor
Cameo Press (owned by Blushing Books)
Ann Leslie
Tuttle
Senior Editor
Harlequin Enterprises
Jess
Verdi
Senior Editor
Crimson Romance (imprint of Simon & Schuster
Deborah
Werksman
Editorial Director
Sourcebooks, Inc.
Cheryl
Yeko
Editor
Soul Mate Publishing
Denise
Zaza
Senior Editor
Harlequin Enterprises