Naomi Davis, Literary Agent

@NaomisLitPix

Eternally optimistic Literary Agent at BookEnds Literary @Bookendslit She/Her. I laugh & love relentlessly. Autism parent. Author-me repped by @4triciaskinner

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Naomi Davis, literary agent @NaomisLitPix · Jun 23

#MSWL in all the contemporary YA (or MG) I read, I like to see boys being feminists and practicing healthy relationships and consent. ALWAYS queer-positive. I'd also love to see a #nonfiction proposal talking directly to boys about feminism and consent.

Naomi Davis, literary agent @NaomisLitPix · May 24

I really want an adult ballet contemporary romance or WF. No Swan Lake retellings... I am fatigued on those. LGBTQ+ or neurodiverse welcome and preferred. #MSWL

Naomi Davis, literary agent @NaomisLitPix · Apr 6

Adult historical fantasy (show me a location or pivotal moment in history I've never seen in SFF)
Contemporary YA (show me how powerful& combustible teenage relationships are)
Middle grade sci fi, contemporary, or fantasy (I'm pretty wide open; nothing is off the table!) #mswl
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Naomi Davis, literary agent @NaomisLitPix · Feb 14

#MSWL I am working through queries received January 20th. I would love to see more of a few things in my inbox!
β€’ YA contemporary. Bring me an up-to-date Girl: Interrupted! Combustible, all-consuming friendships, high stakes situations, departure-from-everyday-life stories.

Naomi Davis, literary agent @NaomisLitPix · Jan 24

Jessica Alvarez @AgentJessicaA

@bookendslit Sigh. No threats, just threads. #EditButtonNeeded

Jumping on this @bookendslit #MSWL pile of awesomeness! I'm still desperate for my contemp YA updated Girl: Interrupted (NOT SFF for this). Mental health, mental health, mental health.
Also seeking MG SFF.
I'd love to see some new adult space opera with #ownvoices elements!

Naomi Davis, literary agent @NaomisLitPix · 22 Oct 2019

I am open to select Middle Grade projects - fantasy and contemporary. I want to see really unique characters from backgrounds less-often explored in MG. I definitely want to see LGBTQ+ protags and families, other unexpected family structures, & mental health conversations. #MSWL

Naomi Davis, literary agent @NaomisLitPix · 11 Oct 2019

#MSWL But I would love adult contemporary romance that challenges the reader to consider race, culture,& religion as characters navigate the relationship. If you think your book will challenge me to look critically at myself and my privileged white perspective, I want to read it.

Naomi Davis, literary agent @NaomisLitPix · 11 Oct 2019

#MSWL Looking for adult contemp romance: primarily queer or neurodiverse. I really want to focus on queer and/or autistic relationships and show the broad range of experiences that heterocis/neurotypical creators/characters have tons of page space to show already.

Naomi Davis, literary agent @NaomisLitPix · 11 Oct 2019

#MSWL Would also really love to see more picture book and YA contemporary stories written by Native American/First Nations, Metis, or Inuit creators. Authors or author/illustrators welcome.

Naomi Davis, literary agent @NaomisLitPix · 11 Oct 2019

#MSWL In YA contemporary, I think some authors think "I went through something that was wild and powerful but I was a strange/uncool kid so probably no one else experienced something similar."
Not true! Write that! Wring every drop out of it! Put it on the page and query me.

Naomi Davis, literary agent @NaomisLitPix · 11 Oct 2019

#MSWL queer elements in YA contemporary always a bonus for me, because I am absolutely queer too. Show me teen friendships that influence us for life. Show me connections that fracture in devastating ways.
I am closing to YA Fantasy & Sci Fi. List is full on those for the moment.

Naomi Davis, literary agent @NaomisLitPix · 11 Oct 2019

Updating my #MSWL!
I desperately want YA contemporary. Powerful female friendships fraught w/tension & drama. An updated YA Girl: Interrupted. Show me how a peer catastrophe in high school truly feels like the end of the world. Validate those moments & their impact.

Naomi Davis, literary agent @NaomisLitPix · 19 Jul 2019

Also really wanting a YA contemporary story that shows teens in juvenile detention or trying to navigate teen life while on probation. #MSWL

Naomi Davis, literary agent @NaomisLitPix · 11 Jul 2019

I really love moments when someone you respect makes an offhand comment that affirms your deepest wishes for the perceptions people have of you. It means little to them at that moment, but it fuels you for years to come. Build these into YA contemp stories for me plz! #MSWL