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Hey author! 

We are excited to announce the 2023 dates for #CamCatPitmad, a pitching event where authors use Twitter to pitch their books to us on the calendar dates below. A heart from one of our team members on your post means we’re inviting you to submit your manuscript to us. Be sure to review our submission guidelines before submitting!


#CamCatPitMad Dates:

Friday, March 3, 2023

Friday, June 2, 2023

Friday, September 1, 2023

Friday, December 1, 2023

New to #PitMad? Check out our blog post for information about the event and best practices.

Only tweets posted between 8AM and 8PM EDT will be considered. Be sure to read through the rules and instructions below before participating. We’re looking forward to reading your pitches. Good luck!


Here are the rules: 

1.  For CamCat Books submissions: Only complete, polished, and unpublished manuscripts will be considered. Also, understand that we will not accept any manuscripts that do not follow our regular submission guidelines.

2. Your pitch must fit into one tweet (no threads), and you may only pitch 3 times for each manuscript.

3.  For hashtags, you must include #CamCatPitMad, as well as the target age group for your manuscript (either #YA for Young Adult or #A for Adult). You may also include up to three genre tags from the following list:

#ACD - Action and Adventure

#F - Fantasy

#FTA - Fairy Tale Retelling

#H - Horror

#HA - Humor

#HF - Historical Fiction

#MR - Magical Realism

#M - Mystery

#P - Paranormal

#R - Romance

#SF - SciFi

#SPF - Speculative Fiction

#S - Suspense 

#T - Thriller

#UF - Urban Fantasy

#W - Western



Additional Hashtags for Diverse Authors:

#BVM = Black Voices Matter 

#DIS = Disability subject matter

#FP = Fat Positive

#IMM = Immigrant

#IRMC = Interracial/Multicultural subject matter

#LGBT = LGBTQIA+ subject matter

#MH = Mental Health subject matter

#ND = Neurodiverse subject matter

#OWN = Own Voices

#POC = Author is a Person of Color

#TV = Trans Voices


Do NOT attach photos or links. We do NOT accept poetry, erotica, children’s books, anthologies, or any previously published work. 

If you receive a heart from us, that is your invitation to submit your manuscript to us.

Additional updates will be posted via our author newsletter, which you can sign up for here

If your manuscript fits these criteria and you’re hoping to become a CamCat author, we’ll see you there!