The Guide for Literary Agents is running a contest for folks with middle grade contemporary manuscripts.
The contest is free. The agent judge is Christa Heschke, agent at McIntosh & Otis.
From the Guide for Literary Agents blog:
Christa Heschke is an agent with McIntosh & Otis. (Find her on Twitter, and see her blog, Neverending Stories.) Christa graduated from Binghamton University with a major in English and a minor in Anthropology. She started in publishing as an intern at both Writers House and Sterling Lord Literistic, where she fell in love with the agency side of publishing. Christa has been at McIntosh and Otis, Inc. in the Children’s Literature Department since 2009 where she is actively looking for picture books, middle grade, young adult and new adult projects and is currently building her list.
The contest runs through March 18, 2014.
Top 3 winners get:
1) A critique of the first 10 double-spaced pages of your work by the agent judge.
2) A free one-year subscription to WritersMarket.com ($50 value)!
Details for the “Dear Lucky Agent” Contest are here.