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Manuscript Consultations with Allison Hunter

Monday, May 17, 2021

On Demand (Virtual)

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May 17 – 21 (1 week)

Various times, as appointed (Mon. – Fri., May 17 – 21). All appointment times in EST.
Consultations are limited to 30 people.

Online via Google Meet  |  Register to receive link

Once you have registered online, please email your 1-page query letter and 10-page manuscript to Marci Cancio-Bello at mcanciob@mdc.edu by 11:59 p.m. EST on Monday, May 10, 2021.

Genres Accepted: Adult Fiction and Adult Narrative Non-Fiction (No prescriptive, art, cookbooks etc.)

Manuscripts must be a max of 10 double-spaced pages plus query letter, formatted as follows:

  • Must include a query letter.
  • Formatting: Please submit your sample material double-spaced in Times New Roman 12-pt font, and include page numbers.
  • Include your name and email in the header of each page.
  • Files must be in .DOC, .DOCX, or .PDF

Please submit materials by Monday May 10th

Allison Hunter began her publishing career in 2005 working for the Los Angeles-based literary publicity firm Kim-from-L.A, and was an agent at InkWell Management and the Stuart Krichevsky Literary Agency before joining Janklow & Nesbit. Allison’s clients include Rosie Walsh, author of the New York Times bestselling novel GHOSTED, as well as memoirists, journalists and various experts in their field. She was also thrilled to work with InkWell client Lena Dunham on her bestselling memoir NOT THAT KIND OF GIRL. She is actively acquiring literary and commercial fiction, especially women’s fiction, as well as memoir, narrative nonfiction, cultural studies and pop culture. She is always looking for funny female writers, great love stories, campus novels, family epics, smart beach reads and for non-fiction projects that speak to the current cultural climate. Allison has a B.A. in American Studies and Creative Writing from Stanford University and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. A native of the San Francisco Bay Area, she lives in Brooklyn.

Scholarships Available for MDC Students

Miami Book Fair is offering two (2) full-tuition scholarship for MDC students interested in attending the above-listed manuscript consults. Applicants must be currently-enrolled, (full time or part time) degree-seeking Miami Dade College students with a demonstrated financial need.

To Apply for a Scholarship:

Scholarship application due 3 business days before manuscript consults start (Due Wednesday, May 12, 11:59 p.m. EST)

Please send an email to Marci Cancio-Bello, Miami Book Fair programs coordinator at mcanciob@mdc.edu before the start of the workshop you would like to attend. The message must include your contact information, the title of the workshop you’d like to take, a short statement of financial need, your MDC class schedule, and a writing sample. First-time writers who lack a writing sample should submit a statement explaining their interest in the workshop.


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