The Revise & Resub (#RevPit) Annual Contest is open to completed, unpublished, fiction manuscripts ONLY. Non-fiction, poetry, chapter books, picture books, and projects under 25,000 words are not eligible. By entering, you have the chance to win 8 weeks of editing of your full manuscript. Your manuscript should be polished to the best of your abilities via self-editing, beta readers and/or critique partners before submission. Only one submission is allowed per entrant.

Once you have your submission materials ready to go, you’ll come here and click the link to our submission form.

The link will become active on March 14th, 2024 at 12:00pm EDT and remain open until 12pm EDT on March 17th, 2024.

If you need accommodations for the submission window due to disability, religion, or other special circumstances that create a significant barrier to submitting, please check the FAQ page for more details.

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Please make sure you use the correct email address when submitting. This is the only way editors will be able to contact you regarding your submission materials.

How to Submit

Step 1: Open the submission form during the submission window by clicking the link on this page.

Step 2: Choose your editors.

Browse the participating editor bios and MSWLs and select your top THREE choices.

We also have an accessible spreadsheet that breaks down which age categories and genres the editors are accepting to help you narrow down your choices. You can access the Editor MSWL spreadsheet here.

Step 3: Fill in the blanks with your author information.

Step 4: Fill in your manuscript information in the provided space:

If you aren't sure which age category or genre to choose, pick the one that's the best match.

Step 5: Upload your documents

A. Upload your query letter and first five pages in ONE document
B. Upload your synopsis
C. Upload your full manuscript

Step 6: SUBMIT!

Click here for a downloadable PDF checklist to help you prep.

Click here for visual examples of the submission form.

Eligibility Requirements:

Please note: If you are selected for Revise & Resub, your query and first five pages will be showcased on our website at the end of the contest. We want to be able to share your hard work with the world! Revised submissions will be showcased for three months and then removed from the site. After three months, or upon securing agent representation or a publishing contract, an author may request their submission be taken out of the showcase.