Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · 4d

#MSWL Always and forever, I'd love to find an MG or YA novel about an aspiring rapper. Send me those hip hop stories!

#MSWL Last one for the day! MG for fans of Kelly Barnhill's masterpiece, THE GIRL WHO DRANK THE MOON. One of my all-time favorite MGs.

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · 4d

#MSWL Agents, I'm intrigued by MG & YA characters who are a little damaged--antiheroines, emotionally scarred, suffered loss, outcasts

#MSWL Always and forever, I'd love to find an MG or YA novel about an aspiring rapper. Send me those hip hop stories!

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · 4d

#MSWL Agents, I'm intrigued by MG & YA characters who are a little damaged--antiheroines, emotionally scarred, suffered loss, outcasts

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · 5d

Agents: I love affecting, beautifully written middle grade in the vein of Jackie Woodson, Kate DiCamillo, and Katherine Applegate. #MSWL

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · 1w

3/#MSWL Character/voice draws me in, but plot (particularly commercial concepts) keeps me engrossed.

4/#MSWL How could I forget heartwarming middle grade!

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · 1w

2/#MSWL near-future speculative. Send me your precocious MCs, quirky and whimsical storytelling, stories that encourage kids to think deeply

3/#MSWL Character/voice draws me in, but plot (particularly commercial concepts) keeps me engrossed.

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · 1w

2/#MSWL near-future speculative. Send me your precocious MCs, quirky and whimsical storytelling, stories that encourage kids to think deeply

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · 1w

1/#MSWL Agents: I'm on the hunt for great mses! MG and YA fict: fantasy, magical realism, realistic fic (dark and dangerous), act/adventure

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · Jul 13

Agents: #MSWL MG w quirky characters, heart, & whimsy (realistic fic, fantasy, magical realism). YA contemp fantasy with fresh worldbuilding

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · May 19

I'd love to find a YA that reminds me of @azizansari 's brilliant, funny, and wise Master of None on @netflix #MSWL @PhilomelBooks

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · Apr 12

Agents: I'd love to see an MG fantasy with the whimsy and brilliance of a book like JONATHAN STRANGE & MR. NORRELL #MSWL

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · Apr 3

#MSWL A YA novel reminiscent of Season 4 of The Wire (the one that focuses on the neighborhood kids/corner boys in the school)

Or middle grade! #MSWL https://t.co/uV93StMbw5

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · Mar 2

Today, I heard a librarian say her Dominican-American students don't see themselves rep'd in the books they read. Let's change that. #MSWL

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · Feb 17

Agents, I want to see coming-of-age YA fiction subs for existential, reflective, introspective teens. #MSWL

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · Jan 20

Agents, are there any YA family crime dramas like Sons of Anarchy or Peaky Blinders out there? Send them my way! #MSWL @PhilomelBooks

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · Oct 26

#MSWL speculative/futuristic YA or MG for fans of: Her, Minority Report, Ex Machina, Inception, Westworld. Trying to make this trend happen!

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · Oct 7

#MSWL A YA Westworld (new sci-fi show on HBO)

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · Sep 13 2016

I would LOVE a YA about the roots of Hip Hop / NYC in the 70s / graffiti culture, a la The Get Down. #MSWL

@HeatherAlexand I had the same #MSWL . . . let me know if it ever comes your way! :)

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · Sep 9 2016

#MSWL Agents: I'd love to see YA/MG contemporary fantasy- unique worldbuilding, creative magic, fast-paced, action-packed, mult POVs a plus

Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · Aug 18 2016

"I don’t understand why there isn’t more discussion around hip-hop’s literary value" https://t.co/g38EbuO13Z #MSWL rap-related YA/MG fiction

C'mon kid lit people, I want to see an MG/YA novel reminiscent of @netflix 's #TheGetDown #MSWL @PhilomelBooks https://t.co/j0Usaa9cCv