After you sign up, you will receive an automated email with a Material Submission Form so you can submit the first 60 pages of your book and your 1-2 page book proposal (if applicable)!
Andrea Cascardi has held senior editorial positions at Random House, Disney/Hyperion, and Egmont USA. As an editor she acquired and edited Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King winner Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold, the Raffi Songs to Read series, and Pura Belpre winner Before We Were Free by Julia Alvarez among many other award-winning books. As an agent she has represented many bestselling and award-winning titles including Clare Vanderpool’s Newbery winner Moon Over Manifest and Printz Honor winner Navigating Early, e.E. Charlton-Truillo’s Stonewall winner Fat Angie, New York Times Bestseller Nubs: A Mutt, A Marine, and a Miracle, and Texas Bluebonnet winner Ten Rules You Absolutely Must Not Break if You Want to Survive the School Bus.
Submit the first 60 pages of your book plus a 1-2 page book proposal (if applicable) and receive an in-depth, one-hour private story notes call with this executive. You’ll receive specific suggestions on how to elevate your book's prose, pacing, characterization, tone, and marketability.
The turnaround time is 3-4 weeks after you submit your pages.