Only for Attendees of WRITING 700.1 - 005 The Young and The Reckless: Writing for Teens
Attendees of The Young and the Reckless: Writing for Teens can pay an additional fee of $25 to participate in this one-of-a-kind opportunity to pitch to a panel of four acquiring agents. Winners of this competition will receive a 30-minute consultation with one of the four agents judges. For a list of judges, go to https://writers.uclaextension.edu/events/ya-symposium/
To join this event, participants must:
1. Be enrolled in The Young and The Reckless: Writing for Teens conference. To register for this event, go to WRITING 700.1 -004 (Registration ID# 387815), which you will find on this same course page.
2. Download the attached PDF. Read the competition requirements before submitting the application form.
The application deadline for this event is Monday, August 1, 2022 at 9am (PST).
NOTE: Despite being asked to enter payment information, YOU WILL NOT BE CHARGED for this event unless you choose to enroll if/when you receive a notice of acceptance for the course.
Selection notices will likely be distributed via email 1-2 weeks before the event.
Offered by the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program, The Young and the Reckless: Writing for Teens brings together the writing community and some of Southern California’s most accomplished writers and teachers in writing for young adults. Enjoy a unique opportunity to learn from today’s most exciting YA writers in a convenient virtual conference. Handouts and access to daily discussion boards included.
Live Zoom panels, The Writers Voice competition, and networking event on Saturday, August 27th
Prerecorded lectures and conversations available through September 30th.
Keynote Speaker: Abdi Nazemian
Sherri L. Smith
The $79 registration fee includes:
Keynote presentation featuring TBA
Pre-recorded lectures and conversations on craft
Two live panel presentations
Handouts and access to daily discussion boards
Workshop group opportunity
Access to The Writer’s Voice live competition