Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus

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Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
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I'd also love more spooky/horror MG. Give me fantastic monsters, nature-based villains (like a forest or swamp), and something weird and twisty. I'll take it in YA too. #mswl

Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
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I just finished Rick Riordan's recent Apollo book, and I would love an upper MG or YA or Adult book about Artemis/Diana. If YA or A, I would love this in the vein of Madeline Miller's Circe. MG would be in the vein of a RR Presents novel! #mswl

Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
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Some things I am looking for:
- YA RomCom (or adult) with a diverse cast and smart topics.
- MG/YA nonfiction
- LGBTQ+ nonfiction
- Graphic novels in pretty much anything on my wishlist
- #LGBTQIA+ characters in everything.
- Body diversity
- Underrepresented voices
#MSWL

Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
@Literary_Tara
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Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
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Can I get a LGBTQIA+ sports romance? Especially if the sporty one is a lady, trans, or nonbinary. This is for adult, YA, and I'd take upper MG (even if it isn't romance). Thanks! #mswl

Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
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Can I have like a YA Romcom set in a medieval fantasy world? Maybe a GN of this? #MSWL

Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
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"Riddle, riddle, on the wall..." - Truly Devious
I need more puzzles, murder, and mystery in my box like TRULY DEVIOUS. YA and MG only. I'm not a fit for your regular cozy mystery novels. #mswl

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I'd love to see books in MG, YA, Adult with WITCHES.
✔POC voices
✔LGBTQIA+
✔Neuro diversity
✔disabilities
✔magical realism/realistic with fantastical elements
All a plus! #MSWL

Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
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Oooo and I want books that make me laugh so hard I cry. Especially MG books and romance books.

Give me quiet books too that make you smile at the end (or cry). Especially in YA and Adult spaces. #mswl

Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
@Literary_Tara
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Hi #amquerying, I have an urgent #mswl that needs to be addressed...
😉
I am seriously lacking anything and everything in the contemporary fiction space. Romance, Realistic (nonissue books), WF, RomCom, high concept book! I need them in MG, YA, and Adult categories.

Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
@Literary_Tara
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Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
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I'd love to see YA in the vein of CIRCE or SONG OF ACHILLES. Same tone and feel, not necessarily greek mythos. #mswl

Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
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Misc. wants:
- Artist and Illustrators for picture books and graphic novels.
- Tarot card proposal.
- Middle Grade and YA nonfiction by underrepresented authors and spirituality.
#mswl

Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
@Literary_Tara
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Tara🔮✨closed to queries. @Literary_Tara

🎉I'm OPEN for queries!!!🎉
So it's time for a fresh #mswl thread. pic.twitter.com/5ZkbJUXMUF

For Young Adult, I am really craving the following:
- Fun Historicals like A LADY'S GUIDE
- Best friend stories/platonic love stories.
- Contemporaries that make me cry.
- A YA Killing Eve!
- Stories for young YA (14 and 15-year-olds).
- As always diverse voices.
#mswl

Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
@Literary_Tara
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🦹‍♀️Graphic Novels in everything above and Illustrators!
👧YOUNG YA, like 14/15 yo MC's.
#MSWL

Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
@Literary_Tara
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🔮Light fantasy or contemporary fantasy or magical realism in MG, YA, NA, Adult.👻Horror and Thrillers in MG and YA
👨‍🎓Anything set in a boarding school, college, schools in general!
📖Historicals in MG and YA
🐻Historical fantasies like BEAR & THE NIGHTINGALE
#mswl

Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
@Literary_Tara
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Associate Literary Agent @jdlitagency | 🌈she/them | ✨Magical | opinions my own | Gemini/Cancer ☼ Pisces ☽ Capricorn ↑
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OOoOOO it's #pitmad tomorrow! Here is what I'm going to be looking for...

🏳️‍🌈Diverse voices! LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity, POC, and other marginalized communities.
❤️Contemporary Romance in YA, NA, Adult!
😭Contemporaries in YA!
#mswl

Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
@Literary_Tara
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Associate Literary Agent @jdlitagency | 🌈she/them | ✨Magical | opinions my own | Gemini/Cancer ☼ Pisces ☽ Capricorn ↑
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Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
@Literary_Tara
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Have I mentioned how much I want to represent Graphic Novels? I'm open to MG and YA! Especially diverse voices and stories. #mswl.

Tara Gilbert ✨semi-hiatus
@Literary_Tara
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Associate Literary Agent @jdlitagency | 🌈she/them | ✨Magical | opinions my own | Gemini/Cancer ☼ Pisces ☽ Capricorn ↑
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A couple things I REALLY want to read right now.

Historical YA with no magic, especially if its gothic/southern gothic.

Romantic Comedies, but with a new twist or perspective. Example: diverse backgrounds, gender-bending, or a retelling of Shakespeare/fairtales/myths. #mswl