Laura Zats

Literary Agent

Headwater Literary Management

Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

If your romance has an enemies-to-lovers and/or a forced-proximity trope I'm in. #MSWL

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

If your romance hero is Wounded but Soft, I'm in #MSWL

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

For adult romance, I am a sucker for:
-enemies-to-lovers
-forced proximity tropes
-banter
-MCs with cool, specific, and unexpected jobs, particularly in fields that are typically gendered
-verbal consent
#MSWL

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips
Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips
Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

Heroes and heroines of color in romance #MSWL

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

Poly relationships both in and out of the romance genre #MSWL

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

YA that has a romance but the two don't end up together in the end. Give me hopeful instead of an HEA #MSWL

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

Kink in romance that is not B&D for beginners #MSWL

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

Enemies-to-lovers and other banter-friendly tropes in romance #MSWL

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

Straight romance where the hero and heroine occupy traditionally female and male spaces, respectively #MSWL

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips
Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

Romance with vocal and enthusiastic consent (and safe sex!) #MSWL

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

#mswl YA or adult romance about a hiplet dancer

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

Do you have historical YA, romance, or SFF? Is it set in a place/time not often written about? #MSWL

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

Fantasy adventures with slow-burn romance and ALL the sexual tension #MSWL

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips
Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

Steamy romance with verbal consent, and a twist on the normal dynamic. DO you have a lady billionaire and her male secretary? #MSWL

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
201 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

Being at a romance conference has made me figure out one thing: I basically want @ElliotWake as a romance hero #MSWL