KidLit for the Philippines is an online
talent auction to benefit Mercy Corps and UNICEF relief efforts for
Typhoon Haiyan (aka Yolanda). Agents, editors, authors, and illustrators have
donated various services and items to be auctioned off to the highest bidder,
with donations being made directly to Mercy Corps and UNICEF.
Description: Get two query critiques and a critique of your first 15 pages!
First I.W. Gregorio will critique your query + first
15 pages of your manuscript. Then, after you revise if you so desire, agent
Jessica Regel of Foundry + Media will critique your query.
Estimated Value: $100
Minimum Bid: $30
Auction Ends: 12/7/2013 at 10:00 PM EST
W. Gregorio is a practicing surgeon by day, masked avenging YA writer by night.
A graduate of the Yale School of Medicine, she studied creative writing at the
University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University. Her debut YA novel,
NONE OF THE ABOVE (Balzer & Bray / HarperCollins, Fall of 2015), is
MIDDLESEX meets MEAN GIRLS. She is represented by Jessica Regel of Foundry +
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