All 2018 KidLitVic attendees have the opportunity to submit a query letter to a publisher of their choice (selected from the list below) on Monday the 28th of May. Your email must be sent between 12:00am -11:59pm. Any queries submitted outside of this period will not be accepted. Please note only one query per attendee.
Publishers may only reply if they are interested in your work.
Here's what to do:
Step 1. Title of your email should read: Query Letter, Publisher Name, Your Name (eg: Query Letter, Lisa Berryman, Alison Reynolds) Please include the name of the publisher in the body of the email.
Step 2. Attach your query letter as a PDF: Your query letter must also include your name, email and phone number.
Step 3. Attachment:
Authors – Your query letter should be a one page PDF of no more than 200 words. Please save the document file as Your Name, Publisher Name (eg: AlisonReynolds.LisaBerryman.pdf)
Illustrators - Attach a one page PDF with no more than two images only (no text) and save the document file as Your Name, Publisher Name (eg: AlisonReynolds.LisaBerryman.pdf). Remember to also include your name, email, phone number and website link, (if you have one) in your PDF.
To assist you with drafting your query letter, please see the links below for helpful suggestions and tips.
Writing a Query Letter
How to Write a Query Letter
We would like to thank the publishers for giving you all this great opportunity. Good luck!
The KidLitVic Team.