Melissa L. Edwards


Foreign Rights/ Literary Agent at Aaron Priest Agency. Lawyer. Building list. Most of my tweets are about TV, movies, and books. Oy with the poodles already.

Aaron Priest Agency

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · 1w

MG/ YA featuring unusual hobbies. Kids are into all sorts of stuff, right? #MSWL

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · 1w

I spent time w/ my teenage cousins this weekend. They shared fave YouTube vids, which were all really effing strange. So #MSWL for weird.

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · 3w

Office discussion of platonic soulmates (a la Michelle Williams & Busy Phillips, Gayle & Oprah), now I want that book in my inbox NOW. #MSWL

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · 4w

WATCH: Dramatic video shows firefighters rescuing a man from a burning apartment in Brockton, Massachusetts:…


Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · Mar 16

Was just thinking about Now and Then, which has stuck w/ me for over 20 years (gasp). Something that sticks to kids in the same way. #MSWL

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · Mar 15

I'd love to see fiction set in the communities highlighted in HILLBILLY ELEGY. #MSWL

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · Mar 15

I'd love to see some more socioeconomic diversity in MG + YA, especially from the lens of healthcare. #MSWL

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · Mar 10

#MSWL Fixer Upper for kids? (feel free to mock me.)

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · Mar 8

Given my love for @RuPaulsDragRace (and the new upcoming season!), I'd really love some fiction by/ about a drag qu…

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · Mar 8

What about YA or adult commercial fiction involving some sort of treasure map? and clues? National Treasure but less Nic Cage? #MSWL

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · Mar 6

More retellings from the perspective of the damsel, k? #MSWL

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · Feb 12

Today I started #Riverdale and it's like Dawson's Creek, PLL, and Vampire Diaries had a massive comic-based love child.

Oh also, #mswl for sexy teenage mystery where everyone is a suspect!

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · Feb 10

No one sends me MG or YA NF. I'd like some. Consider this my call to the void. #MSWL

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · Feb 8

Write #NeverthelessShePersisted . Don't care what form it takes. Just write it. We need it. #MSWL

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · Feb 8

Sexy, awful, fascinating, dark true crime, for adult or YA a la @MyFavMurder or Making A Murderer. #MSWL

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · Feb 8

I'm out of ideas for the moment, but honestly, just whole heart books for people to squeeze to their chests with love. #MSWL

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · Feb 8

Another extremely topical #MSWL , a story about an "influencer."

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · Feb 8

Still looking for WF, new interpretation of city gal on the dating scene? #MSWL (Bonus points if she's not a manic pixie dream girl.)

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · Feb 8

Honestly, I'm looking for a fictional depiction of a @ABCSharkTank segment #MSWL (love you Shark Tank!)

Melissa Edwards @MelissaLaurenE · Feb 8

For YA, teen entrepreneur who disrupts an industry #MSWL