Garrett Alwert


Associate Literary Agent at @EmeraldCityLit (MG, YA). Currently open to Queries.

Washington, USA

Emerald City Literary Agency

Garrett Alwert @GarrettAlwert · Sep 7

I've read some amazing contemporary YA lately. If you can comp HER ROYAL HIGHNESS by Rachel Hawkins, WILDER GIRLS by Rory Power, SERIOUS MOONLIGHT by Jenn Bennett, LET'S CALL IT A DOOMSDAY by Katie Henry and YOU'D BE MINE by Erin Hahn send your queries my way. #MSWL

Garrett Alwert @GarrettAlwert · May 27

#MSWL I've tweeted something similar in the past but YA in the same vein as Sally Thorne, Marisha Pessl, Helen Hoang, and Caroline Kepnes are evergreen requests for me.

Garrett Alwert @GarrettAlwert · May 27

#MSWL I've read amazing contemporary fiction lately. WITH THE FIRE ON HIGH, RED, WHITE AND ROYAL BLUE, MEET CUTE, THE MUSIC OF WHAT HAPPENS, ALEX, APROXIMATELY, THE PRINCESS AND THE FANGIRL, 99 PERCENT MINE, ON THE COME UP. So great! If you can comp these for YA send them my way.

Garrett Alwert @GarrettAlwert · May 11

YA Caroline Kepnes, Stacey Thorne, Marisha Pessl (maybe already YA??), and Helen Hoang. #MSWL

Garrett Alwert @GarrettAlwert · May 4

#mswl Love sports, love this story.
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Garrett Alwert @GarrettAlwert · May 3

#MSWL Adventurous contemporary MG's with heart. A little magical realism is always welcome too!!

Garrett Alwert @GarrettAlwert · May 3

#MSWL Smart funny contemporary YA's in the same vein as Ben Philippe, Katie Henry, Jeff Zentner, Ibi Zoboi, Emery Lord and Ashley Poston.

Garrett Alwert @GarrettAlwert · May 3

#MSWL YA Mystery/Thrillers. Recent favorites include White Rabbit, Two Can Keep a Secret, The Cheerleaders, the Truly Devious books and Sadie

Garrett Alwert @GarrettAlwert · May 3

While I've been low-key open to queries (YA & MG) for a bit I wanted to officially announce via twitter and let everybody know the types of things I'm looking for with a few #MSWL posts. Submission guidelines at #amwriting #amquerying