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Calling All Writers! Agent Critiques, Marketing Packages And More at the VCFA Auction!

Posted by Tami Brown on Mon, Jun 08, 2015 @ 06:06 AM

Join us online and in Montpelier for the 2015 VCFA Writing for Children and Young Adults Auction! Bidding is open NOW at  Tweet about it to your friends and followers using #VCFAauction 


Do you have a new book coming out? Build a marketing strategy for your book (and your career) with incredible consultations offered PR and Marketing pros Deb Shapiro and Val Howlett. Grab a MOUNTAIN of swag, with design pro help. Or snap a great author photo, taken by own own Amy Rose Capetta. Do you dream of teaching writing? Check out this amazing apprenticeship

10259842_438124716347704_5675915138936129219_nA 45 minute one-on-one consultation with Farrar Straus and Giroux Editorial Director Joy Peskin can change your life!

We have critiques and consultations with a bevy of literary agents including Greenhouse Literary's Sarah Davies, Folio's Emily Van Beek and Erin Harris, Sheldon Fogelman Agency's Janine Lee, EMLA's Tricia Lawrence, and a FULL MANUSCRIPT CRITIQUE by Prospect Literary (and VCFA's own) Linda Camacho

Retreat with your writing group, classmates (or even your family!) in glamorous Westhampton, Long Island or simply gorgeous Sutton, Vermont.

images-6_4.41.38_PMOr how about this once in a life time opportunity? You and a friend are invited for tea and conversation with  KATHERINE PATERSON! 

And we haven't even started to talk about the WHITE BOX RAFFLE- fantastic items, large and small. And a chance is just $2!

The auction is open NOW and runs to our live event on June 20. Anybody can buy raffle tickets or bid, live or online, VCFA community member or new friend. 

Money raised will fund WCYA scholarships and the Fund For VCFA-- this year's auction will support a brand new alumni website with a custom built COMMUNICATION FORUM. You asked for it. You've got it. Now support VCFA! Your auction bid says THANK YOU to VCFA, every day, every month, every year.

Visit us at and place your bid now!

Topics: katherine paterson, Farrar Straus and Giroux, VCFA auction, Agent Critique

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