What is it?
Some say it's the American Idol for books. I've never spoken to anyone who has gone this route, but it certainly is worth a look.
The New York Times writes about this new way of finding an agent.
From the Book Doctors Got a good book idea? Do what I did: Bring it to the Pitchapalooza
Schedule of Events and links of interest.
I've not read their book—and there's a pitch for it on this site—however, there are some intriguing links. And—the book may be quite helpful if you're looking for help in getting your book published.