Michelle Witte @michellewitte · 1w

Your reminder that "California" is named for a fictional island of griffin-riding Amazonian black women in a 15th C. Spanish fantasy novel.

Um, yes please. #MSWL #YA https://t.co/4AuyoeRQch

Michelle Witte @michellewitte · 1w

Gashadokuro are giant skeletons made from those who died of starvation. They kill lone travelers to drink their blo… https://t.co/kVxeLULPuu

An mg horror novel about this would be epic. #MSWL (Preferably #ownvoices ) https://t.co/VL8t5Wmslq

Michelle Witte @michellewitte · 1w

Also, meet the water-sucking Ryujin, a Japanese sea god dragon, who controls tides & has turtles as his messengers.… https://t.co/5WJiFwiacm

Using sea turtles as your messengers would be awesome. Maybe even cooler than owls. #HPHeresy #MSWL https://t.co/ADeqsQ2veR

Michelle Witte @michellewitte · 2w

hey if white folks are allowed to write "greek myth inspired" fantasy, asians are sure as hell allowed to write "asian inspired fantasy."

I'd much rather see fantasy by writers from nonwhite cultures than more Greek/European fantasy that has been done t… https://t.co/SkFEe6ExTp

Michelle Witte @michellewitte · Mar 16

All I want in life is for BBC Interview girl and Library of Congress girl to team up and solve mysteries https://t.co/yQ9zOFeRv7

Pretty much this forever. #MSWL https://t.co/GGBHAMkQWr

Michelle Witte @michellewitte · Mar 10

I would love to see a bio for kids, based on this Cherokee woman's life as a scientist at NASA. https://t.co/WZgd4enRyj

Ooh, yes please. #MSWL https://t.co/fiRbQZNeq9

Michelle Witte @michellewitte · Mar 9

Revealed: the source behind Dan Brown's new novel! https://t.co/L9qKSUPq92

I totally want this as mg or ya. I'd also like to find one in my back yard. Now where did I put the carrots... #mswl https://t.co/0F6Vt0SgqI

Michelle Witte @michellewitte · Mar 6

Malaysian artist Wayang Kuilt recreated DC's Justice League as shadow puppets with cultural elements - to show supe… https://t.co/TjPjmueU1R

Oh, man. This is so on my #mswl . https://t.co/GfjEhuzHQL

Michelle Witte @michellewitte · Feb 8

She was warned. She was given an explanation. Nevertheless, she persisted. #MSWL

Michelle Witte @michellewitte · Jan 26

Pitch: A trio of freedom fighters rises up against fascism: a bookish nerd, a woodsy camper, a cultured fashionista. https://t.co/b9Emxr1hl7

SOLD. #MSWL (in mg/ya obv) https://t.co/04Fq6pw0k2

Michelle Witte @michellewitte · Jan 24

This Necklace Contains All of the World’s Languages: https://t.co/dC5fD1fSWk @SmithsonianMag https://t.co/SygtBMjO9b

I almost thought this was from @MagicRealismBot for a moment. Also, how cool would this be in fantasy novel? #MSWL https://t.co/z9Gtun1uGs

Michelle Witte @michellewitte · Jan 13

this @guardian piece is the coldest of takes; also, how rad would a Muslim Little Women retelling be??!!! I would r… https://t.co/pzPEzod4Eb

Um, yes please. #MSWL https://t.co/zHyfv37J35

Michelle Witte @michellewitte · Jan 12

Stories like the one @AliaHanna tells about her Rust Belt upbringing defy easy narratives, and are so crucial. https://t.co/NGlH0e5qwZ

Beautiful piece on growing up an outsider in Rust Belt. Also, #MSWL . Or if @AliaHanna ever writes a kids book. Ahem. https://t.co/jByTLlUxIE

Michelle Witte @michellewitte · Dec 22

Still closed to queries until sometime in January. When I reopen I'd love to see MG/YA #ownvoices of life on rez a la Part-Time Indian #MSWL

Call Me Nasty @michellewitte · Nov 7

One dream project of mine is an #ownvoices nonfiction PB on Standing Rock. I want to hear & help share these voices, history, activism #MSWL

I'LL FIGHT YOU FOR IT. Though chap book or mg would be good as well. #MSWL https://t.co/CmozDiSkw4