Laura Zats


Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her.

Twin Cities, MN

Headwater Literary Management

Laura Zats @LZats · 12 Sep 2018

If everyone in your book is queer, I want to see it #MSWL

Laura Zats @LZats · 22 Feb 2018

I want YA with NB protagonists. I want to see the whole LGBTQ+ spectrum normalized and represented. #MSWL

Laura Zats @LZats · 12 Sep 2017

Reverse coming-out story (straight kid in queer family and has to come to terms with their outsider status and relative privilege) #MSWL

Laura Zats @LZats · 13 Sep 2016

I'd also love to see queer relationships in YA. Especially the sweet, ugly-crying kind #MSWL

Laura Zats @LZats · 25 Jul 2016

Being a witch is a very gendered thing. Send me a book about a genderqueer or trans witch trying to find their place as Not Female #MSWL

Laura Zats @LZats · 11 Feb 2016

#mswl Bisexual MCs in all genres. Asexual MCs in all genres. Pansexual MCs in all genres.

Laura Zats @LZats · 11 Feb 2016

Many trans* people are not planning/do not wish to transition via surgery/hormones. More books about these people, please. #MSWL