Will I get a book deal from the Manuscript Mart?

No writer should expect an agent or editor to immediately sign them or agree to publish their work during the Manuscript Mart. We strongly suggest that you focus on receiving direct feedback from an active industry professional, which itself is an elusive and valuable opportunity. That said, every year a small but significant percentage of participating writers do sign on with agents and editors they meet through the Manuscript Mart, and/or, more likely, initiate relationships that result in book deals.