StokerCon Pitch Sessions Sign-Up Begin April 18th


Pitch session signups will begin Monday, April 18th. Please email your pitch session request to starting at 12 pm Eastern/9 am Pacific. Any emails received before this time will be deleted without being read. The subject line should say STOKERCON 2022 PITCH SESSIONS. In the body of the email, please include your top three choices for pitch takers, in order of importance. If you have a time conflict on Saturday between noon and 2 pm (you are a panelist or moderator or are signed up to attend a Horror University workshop), please note it. We understand Author Readings haven’t been assigned yet. If you are assigned a reading during your pitch session slot, please contact Rena Mason at the above email address with your conflict. Pitch sessions will be assigned on a first come, first served basis. Pitch session slots are not guaranteed. You have to be registered to attend StokerCon 2022 to participate in the pitch sessions

Please visit the pitch session page at for information about our pitch takers and how the pitch sessions run.

Kristin Nelson will be taking pitches on Friday,May 13th from 12:30 pm to 2:30 pm. Please note any time conflicts if you request a pitch with Kristin.

Cherry Weiner will take pitches on Saturday from noon to 1 pm.

We have added special pitch takers. Michael Bailey and Shanna Heath will be taking pitches for editor positions. This special opportunity will be added to the website within the next few days, but here are the details:

“Michael Bailey and Shanna Heath of Book Creators are taking pitches for writers and editors interested in steady, part-time income as either Developmental Editors or Revisions Editors. Book Creators specializes in mentoring and coaching writers through the creation and improvement of manuscripts to prepare writers for publishing. This includes all genres of fiction, creative nonfiction, memoirs, nonfiction, and poetry collections. These remote positions (which include paid training) vary from 10 to 20 hours per week on average, depending on how many writers potential editors can help, all from a healthy and fun team environment. Manuscripts average 30,000 – 50,000 words, sometimes longer, with reviews focused on the writing fundamentals. Work with incredible writers from around the world who are compelled to tell their unique stories. Stop by for a quick meet-and-greet to learn more. Never edit alone. Never write alone.”

Please contact Rena Mason at with any questions.

See you in Denver!

James Chambers and Brian W. Matthews

Co-Chairs, StokerCon 2022

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