Susan Hawk @susanhawk · 3w

PB, MG or YA books that make a difference in a child or teen’s life; that make you stop and SEE the world. #MSWL

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · 3w

Writing that is clean and true, elegant and emotional. YA, MG and PBs that are bound to be the new classics. #MSWL

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · 3w

I want to be surprised! Something fresh, in YA, MG, and PB. #MSWL

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · 3w

HUMOR. The thru-line in my client’s work is a witty, generous sense of humor. #MSWL

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · 3w

I love a clever conceptual mash-up. Wizard of Oz meets Robin Hood? Bring it on! #MSWL

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · 3w

In terms of genre, my favorites (in no particular order) are: mystery, fantasy, sci-fi, hist-fic. I love a genre mash-up. #MSWL

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · 3w

Fantasy that uses American folklore – Johnny Appleseed, Paul Bunyan etc – as part of its DNA. #MSWL

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · 3w

YA, MG and PB projects that are feminist in nature. #MSWL

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · 3w

YA and MG projects that are heavily illustrated; hybrid graphic novels. #MSWL

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · 3w

YA or MG historical fiction about the Cold War in the 50s and 60s, esp in non-European/American settings. #MSWL

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · 3w

I’m fascinated by how our siblings affect who we become. Give me close, intense, layered sibling relationships in YA. #MSWL

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · 3w

YA novels that include a complex but ultimately positive mother-teen relationship. So often I see toxic mothers, want something else. #MSWL

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · 3w

Diversity! Diversity! Diversity! All kinds of diverse stories and writers. #MSWL

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · 3w

A YA novel that will start conversations; change and open reader’s minds. #MSWL

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · 3w

A heart-stoppingly romantic YA novel. A book that breaks your heart and makes you feel all the possibility of first, deep love. #MSWL

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · Sep 12

What I crave the most are stories & characters I haven't seen before. That surprise and challenge me. That see the world differently. #mswl

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · Sep 12

Time for a little #mswl ! I'll start by saying: I'm opening to queries again very soon, more info about that in the next day or so!

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · Feb 17

I'd love to see a MG or YA novel based on/related to the Flint Water Crisis. #MSWL

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · Feb 15

As a former children's librarian, I'm always hunting for PBs, MG or YA about libraries or librarians - the more fierce the better! #MSWL

Susan Hawk @susanhawk · Feb 1

@susanhawk anything particular you are seeking in chapter books?

@ShanahSalter My fav CBs have truly dynamic characters and are hysterical. All-time fav: DORY. Really want a diverse CB series. #MSWL