Ashley Hearn

@AshleyHearn

Associate YA Editor at Page Street Publishing. Author. Freelance Editor. #PitchWars Mentor. Coffee addict. Gryffindor. #OnWisconsin Agent: @ChristaHeschke

Wisconsin (via Georgia)

ashleyhearn.com

Page Street Publishing

Ashley Hearn @AshleyHearn · 1w

That's a start! If you have something that fits my #MSWL query me with YA MSWL in the header. Sub instructions here: https://t.co/hv9SetgSke

Ashley Hearn @AshleyHearn · 1w

A YA that takes place in the world of competition cheerleading! This was me in high school. 😉 #MSWL

Ashley Hearn @AshleyHearn · 1w

Southern gothic—salt marshes and sweet tea, porch swings and haunted plantations. Would esp love to find an #ownvoices hoodoo book. #MSWL

Ashley Hearn @AshleyHearn · 1w

Paranormal that doesn’t feel like 2010s demons/ vamps. Give me the creatures of non-western cultures. Esp looking for #ownvoices here. #MSWL

Ashley Hearn @AshleyHearn · 1w

A sweeping, epic LQBTQIA+ fantasy with world building that moves beyond heteronormativity and gender binaries. #MSWL

Ashley Hearn @AshleyHearn · 1w

Magical realism in the vain of Anna-Marie McLemore. Or something contemporary with a touch of magic and ton of atmosphere. #MSWL

Ashley Hearn @AshleyHearn · 1w

A contemporary YA mystery or romance set at a Renaissance Fair or in a SCA guild. #MSWL

Ashley Hearn @AshleyHearn · 1w

Historical retellings or AU history. Biblical retellings. Maybe a gender-swapped Alexandra the Great or a YA Esther. #MSWL

Would love to find a YA in the vein of WGN’s Underground—but only if this is your story to tell. No white saviors. No master/slaves. #MSWL

Ashley Hearn @AshleyHearn · 1w

Historical retellings or AU history. Biblical retellings. Maybe a gender-swapped Alexandra the Great or a YA Esther. #MSWL

Ashley Hearn @AshleyHearn · 1w

Contemp stories of teens accomplishing amazing things, like competing in the Olympics, Youtube sensations, social justice advocates. #MSWL

Sports stories! Especially female-driven or intersectional sports stories. Think Fox's PITCH for YA. #MSWL

Ashley Hearn @AshleyHearn · 1w

But some things I'm specifically on the lookout for...

Contemp stories of teens accomplishing amazing things, like competing in the Olympics, Youtube sensations, social justice advocates. #MSWL