Alyssa Jennette Is Closed To Queries!

@AlyssaJennette

I ask a lot of questions. Hufflepuff. Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Conservation volunteer @MorganLibrary . Silence is not peace.

Jersey City, NJ

Stonesong

Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries! @AlyssaJennette · 12 Sep 2018

#MSWL I'm missing some fun YA in my inbox lately--I'd love to see some wit, excitement, and high school hijinks. Sports, competitions, dances, clubs, etc. With a few crushes/kisses thrown in, of course.

Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries! @AlyssaJennette · 12 Sep 2018

#MSWL A Queer Eye-esque YA makeover story. When I say "QE-esque" I don't explicitly mean 5 gay dudes--think a mix of genders, sexualities, perspectives, and styles! I mean a makeover that focuses on competence and confidence and emotional intelligence, not just looks.

Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries! @AlyssaJennette · 12 Sep 2018

Happy #MSWL day! Just a blanket note that I'd love to see #ownvoices subs and POC authors for every wishlist item I post today--not just the ones I specify--and in my inbox in general.

Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries! @AlyssaJennette · 4 Sep 2018

I was asked to talk a little bit about that amazing tool, #MSWL, in @SINCnational's Guppy Newsletter, along with a couple other great agents! Check us out on page 9: sincguppies.wildapricot.org/resources/Docu…

Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries! @AlyssaJennette · 29 Aug 2018

As a native Pittsburgher and a volunteer in the conservation lab at the @MorganLibrary, this is a SUPER #MSWL for me, in fiction or nonfiction!

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Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries! @AlyssaJennette · 14 Aug 2018

Perseus Greenman @futharkvillage

@AlyssaJennette You mean like Stargate? Daniel is a translator.

They gloss over a lot of the things in this article, though, and he is just super-confident and able to translate something that sounds like archaic English super-quickly.

I mean ancient translation--Egyptian, Mesopotamian, Greek, Latin. I've always loved ancient cultures/documents/artifacts. I'd love a book centered around the discovery/emerging solution/process. I'm open to an invented culture, but I'm probably not the one for hard sci-fi. #MSWL

Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries! @AlyssaJennette · 7 Aug 2018

Alyssa Jennette @AlyssaJennette

This is like porn to me. Someone, PLEASE write me a novel centered on a translator. #MSWL twitter.com/EmilyRCWilson/…

For the morning crowd--#MSWL! I finished an ARC of MELMOTH recently--the protag is a translator--and adored it, but I'd love a voice and plot that include these kind of thought processes/mystery-solving/decision-making!

Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries! @AlyssaJennette · 5 Aug 2018

#MSWL “I licked the chair and voilà,” he says. “I could taste the fraud.”

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Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries! @AlyssaJennette · 18 Jul 2018

A Lizzie Magie picture book would be cool! I had no idea who she was until about thirty seconds ago. #MSWL

Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries! @AlyssaJennette · 17 Jul 2018

I don't shy away from "issues" in any book, but I'm not interested in plots that are driven entirely by the 'message" that the author is trying to convey. If your plot is determined by the lesson instead of by being a great story unto itself, that really shows. #agentry #MSWL

Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries! @AlyssaJennette · 5 Jul 2018

#MSWL I would REALLY love a well-crafted historical/art mystery for MG (something in the vein of Legends of the Hidden Temple/National Treasure) OR adult audiences (think thorough research, clever hooks). I want the audience to solve along.