Andrea Cascardi


Children's and YA editor. Loves helping authors unlock the story they want to tell. Tweeting about books, reading, and any random thing that strikes my fancy.

New York

Andrea Cascardi @aecbks · Oct 13

THE ASSISTANTS meets THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA but with non-white characters #MSWL

Me, too! #MSWL

Andrea Cascardi @aecbks · Sep 15

8 Contemporary YAs Set Amid High-Stakes Competition #MSWL I'd love to get subs in this vein

Andrea Cascardi @aecbks · Sep 13

#MSWL was yesterday and I just updated my wishlist. Check for the latest.

Andrea Cascardi @aecbks · Sep 12

#MSWL still haven't found the MG that makes me cry.

Andrea Cascardi @aecbks · Sep 12

#MSWL MG and YA always looking for the story I never knew I wanted--ie, a different perspective. Pacey and Voice-y.

Andrea Cascardi @aecbks · Sep 12

#MSWL MG, esp w/magical realism + high stakes (any or together, even better) and contemporary YA romance w/a twist.

Andrea Cascardi @aecbks · Aug 22

Delayed passengers at "the Ark" at JFK included a giant 8-pound rodent named Ralph and a Chihuahua headed to Paris

#MSWL #mg #adventure with this at the center--"The Ark" #amagenting

Andrea Cascardi @aecbks · Apr 18

Still looking for a MG that makes me cry. #MSWL

Andrea Cascardi @aecbks · Feb 8

#MSWL A middle grade with a family of the kind shown in CAPTAIN FANTASTIC, with all of the moral complexities.

Andrea Cascardi @aecbks · Feb 8

#MSWL I'm looking for BOLD: writers/stories/characters. This is not the time to for passivity. MG/YA

Andrea Cascardi @aecbks · Feb 8

#MSWL Looking for positivity in MG/YA. Not all sunshine and lollipops, but not bleak, either.

Andrea Cascardi @aecbks · Feb 8

#MSWL heartfelt yet with humor, strongly plotted, diverse MG with unforgettable characters.

Andrea Cascardi @aecbks · Feb 8

#MSWL immersive, epic YA HF a la All The Light You Cannot See. if #ownvoices even better. #tellyourstory

Andrea Cascardi @aecbks · Feb 8

#MSWL MG/YA fiction high-conceptl but w/fully-dimensional characters, ie intersection of literary/commercial. Twisty plots no horror or SF

Andrea Cascardi @aecbks · Nov 3 2016

#MSWL cathartic middle grade novel. I need a good honest cry.