If you’re Latinx and you write kidlit and you’re looking for an agent and/or editor, there is a pitch event happening at #LatinxPitch today! Put yourself out there!
I may lurk. I only yesterday opened my query inbox to all the outstanding submissions, so i have to balance. 💚
THE DEVOURING GRAY x CEMETERY BOYS
When James gets trapped inside a deserted Victorian mansion by an unseen force, a straight-laced golden boy & a novice witch help him unearth the property’s grim history buried by their eerie Vermont hometown.
#LatinxPitch #YA #LGBT #OWN
The Mysterious Case of the Missing Cat. Two teen detectives, David and Gaby, skip school during a rainstorm to steal a cat and solve a murder case (and maybe run from a couple of shadow zombies) #LatinxPitch #YA #teendetectives https://t.co/jvt32E4xf6
To All the Boys x The Parent Trap
When Celia creates a dating profile for her dad, she finds him the perfect match. Everything is going as planned until she realizes she has feelings too. For the son of the woman she’s setting her father up with
#LatinxPitch #YA #romance
LEGEND OF KORRA meets COCO in a world inspired by Mexican culture and mythology. When Ashria discovers the dark truth of her past, she turns her back on the life she’d built to rescue the woman she loves and save her ancient culture from vanishing #LatinxPitch #YA #Fantasy #LGBT
Hello! #LatinxPitch I’m Xana, I’m a Bolivian artist, and Animation Student, this is my first pitch, the story of Alba and Moca!
#CB #PB #MG #AuthorIllustrator #Fantasy #Art #kidlit https://t.co/5eirp03VGC
DUNE x THE 100
Warrior-clone Celene was designed by A.I to save a dying planet. Instead, she falls in love with a heartbroken prince and a rebellious princess—her sworn enemies in a war that will plunge the fragile remnants of humanity into chaos.
#LatinxPitch #YA #OWN #LGTBIQ
My second pitch is the story of Juan! A simple innkeeper
#LatinxPitch #KidLit #YA #CB #GN #Art #AuthorIllustrator #Fantasy #LGTBIQ #Art https://t.co/LBrmaaTLAG
ALICE IN WONDERLAND X THE LABYRINTH
🚀 A lonely girl who dreams of spacewalking & breaking the rules
🚀 A voyage to a magical space station ruled by the Red Captain
🚀 A found family that must work together to save their home
#LatinxPitch #MG #SpaceFantasy #Agented
OLD MEX ROMCOM + SPORTS ANIME
A pair of music lover siblings must enter & conquer the world of “La Charrería”, a rich's sport, to get close to their crushes: two fierce players training for the coming nationals #LatinxPitch #GN #YA #AuthorIllustrator #LGTBIQ #OWN #Romance #Comedy https://t.co/sHDh5fcgdu
10-year-old Marigold isn't ready to visit her huge family in NM for Thanksgiving. She’s the ONLY only child among her primos, the only one not 100% Latina.
Plus, her mother wants her to become the life of the party.
How is she going to survive this trip?
#LatinxPitch #MG #OWN
Olá, hola, hello #LatinxPitch! I'm a Latinx literary agent at @JillGrinbergLit
and I'm SO EXCITED about this event!
I'll be dipping in and out all day, so if I ❤️ your tweet, pls email me at larissa [at] jillgrinbergliterary [dot] com with #LatinxPitch in the subject line ✨
It is puppy Xareni’s birthday. Eager to learn the family legacy of goat herding, she finds herself on a treacherous journey into the enchanted forest to find the baby goat she lost!
#LatinxPitch #GN #YoungReaders #Editor #Agented #AuthorIllustrator https://t.co/ztYGzVwDtY
Hi, #LatinxPitch! I am a Mexican and Puerto Rican illustrator for animation who also hopes to get back into kid’s lit or just pitching in general! I love drawing animals as well spreading awareness about mental disorders. https://t.co/QONyFR7qz9
BUFFY X LABYRINTH LOST
Yeneli has no faith, but when she discovers that an ancestral curse is the only thing that prevents the apocalyptic Cambia Cara from sacrificing her, she has to find it in herself.
Cults, Latinx myths, Miami, & butt kicking brujas
#OWN #YA #LatinxPitch
12yo Cruzita wants to be a Mouseketeer this summer, yet instead of ears she’s given a violin and a spot in a mariachi band. However, in order to save her Mamà’s failing bakery, she must channel her inner Selena to help her banda win a video competition. #LatinxPitch #MG
THE BETROTHED x THREE DARK CROWNS
To defend her country from foreign threats, a Peruvian queen must ally w/ a selfish Brazilian prince. But when her seer foretells their unity brings war, she must help the prince’s half-brother, her lover, rise to power. #YA #LatinxPitch #HF #F
Gilmore Girls x Buffy the Vampire Slayer
When Delila Ramos moves to town she's already expecting her senior year to be complicated however she didn't think she would have to add vampires to the mix.
#LatinxPitch #YA #paranormal #thriller #horror
I’m Not YPM Daughter X Bless Me, Ultima
When Ms. Perfect is betrayed she concocts a love potion to salvage her plans which results in magical mayhem
Aided by Curanderas, her search for an antidote risks her family’s support by exposing generational secrets
A CURSE SODARK&LONELY X AVATAR
Salma doesn’t know if her strange skin affliction is a mortal disease or a curse, like the villagers say. To get answers, she journeys to the river where she was found as a child, with the unexpected help of a rogue knight.
#LatinxPitch #YA #OWN
Lobizona x Howls Moving Castle + Adobo.
Valerie dreams to be part of a coven. But when her witch mark comes in the form of a Taíno symbol, she's force to travel to Puerto Rico to seek answers. What she finds is not what she wanted but perhaps what she needs.
STREGA NONA x CINDERELLA
Always a hero but never the star, it’s time for Abuela to get her own fairy tale–and let someone else cook, ay por favor! The king must find & wow the mystery lady (with the perfect flan) by doing a little cooking of his own. #PB #LatinxPitch
Hello!👋 I'm Mariana, a Mexican illustrator available for #WFH and agent rep. I have a passion for character illustration and would love to work with #fantasy and #LGTBIQ stories.
#LatinxPitch #Art #MG #YA https://t.co/qczDINWly4
Pretty swamped today, so I may not to spend as much time at #LatinxPitch as I would like, but if I favorite your pitch, query and first chapter please.
Also... I'm particularly looking out for horror based on monsters/ghosts/curses/etc. from Latinx cultures.
Santiago, a dinosaur obsessed 1st grader, has a DINOSAUR-SIZED problem:
he’s the new boy;
in a new school;
in a new country;
AND he doesn’t speak English!
It’ll take creativity and his dino passion to realize that by speaking DINOSAUR he can make amigos. #LatinxPitch #PB #OWN
Claire wants to pursue her love of music, but the queen forbids non-foraging activities. When her hive faces collapse due to climate change, Claire must choose between her passion and her family. #MG #LatinxPitch #GN #STEM #F https://t.co/axKY2hd1SR
Our #LatinxPitch is happening right now. I can't wait to hear the success stories.
"Likes" and "RT" are for agents and editors only. Thank you @EastWestLitfor participating. https://t.co/eFwKcRHSZy