Pitch your book contest March 2015 SAIR ticket holders only.
Tickets go on sale this October.
You have 50 Seconds to pitch your book to our Publishing panel.
You can expect feedback but a contract is not guaranteed.
For international entrants or for those who can not travel to JHB South Africa March 2015 will be able to pith via a unique twitter hashtag given to each ticket holder, where our panel and a NYC Literary agent will be going through our feed. Tickets are limited!
This week we introduce to Marius du Plessis From Fox & Raven Publishing house.
Publishing Director of Fox & Raven Publishing, the indie press all the way from Cape Town!
Marius holds a postgraduate degree in Publishing Studies from the University of Pretoria, where he used to lecture in Copy Editing, Introduction to Publishing, Book Marketing and Magazine Publishing, before he moved to Cape Town to become a publisher at Media24.
About Fox and Raven Publishing
We have two new publishing houses that signed on this week! So don't be late when tickets go on sale this October
This event is only open to ticket holders - and tickets are limited!
Meet the Fire Quill Publishing team.
Fire Quill Publishing is located in sunny South Africa. We strive to only publish and distribute pre-eminent novels to our audience, and work to offer superb marketing services to our authors. Each division is run by a team of experts in their respective fields in order to make your experience in the publishing industry as fun and exciting as possible, whilst still offering the highest quality and professionalism.
Fire Quill Publishing operates internationally, and supports international authors.
Our aspiration is to market popular genres such as fantasy, paranormal, and science fiction, in South Africa. However, we are most certainly open to other genres as well.
You will have 50 seconds as an attendee to pitch to the team or less than 100 words and a hashtag to pitch our entire international team including Agent via twitter.
Erika Bester is the founder of Fire Quill Publishers. Her love for novels is beyond words, and she has a unique gift for seeing the potential in each and every author she meets. She values each novel for its own unique story, and believes wholeheartedly in their truly magical ability to reach audiences around the world. Her interests include YA, NA, fantasy, paranormal, and erotica. Her favorite authors of all time are Suzanne Collins, J.R.R Tolkien, Terry Pratchett, George R.R. Martin, Patricia Briggs and many more
Week Three introduces our special guest all the way from the USA.
Carlyle Labuschagne is an award winning South African author working her way into the hearts of international readers .