Thao Le


Literary Agent rep'ing YA, MG, & romantic leaning SFF, and select Picture Books. QueryMe.Online/thaole (no email submissions accepted) IG: agentthao


Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency

Thao Le @ThaoLe8 · Oct 4

yuuz flower @yuuz_tattooer

All by freehand. Coverwork.

#MSWL girl with animal tattoos that act as her guardians and can come alive at her bidding.

Thao Le @ThaoLe8 · Oct 1

And of course my evergreen #MSWL is to rep more creators of diverse and marginalized backgrounds.

Thao Le @ThaoLe8 · Oct 1

I'm pickier with YA lately since it already makes up a large part of my list, but I'm still looking for magical realism, contemporary witches/magic, gothic stories, the influence of modern tech in romcoms, and fantasy or reimaginings that are different and fresh. #MSWL

Thao Le @ThaoLe8 · Oct 1

Graphic novels in the vein of Stargazing by Jen Wang and Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me by Mariko Tamaki! #MSWL

Thao Le @ThaoLe8 · Oct 1

Thao Le @ThaoLe8

Since I'm reopening to submissions today, I thought I'd share what's currently on my #MSWL, though many of the things I've tweeted about in the past are still relevant. I'm most hungry for:

ANY AND ALL Middle Grade, be it fantasy or contemporary, but it has to have lots of heart. Some recent MG I've enjoyed are Front Desk by Kelly Yang, Small Spaces by Katherine Arden, and all the Rick Riordan Presents books have been stellar #MSWL

Thao Le @ThaoLe8 · Aug 27

I finally watched John Wick Chapter 3 and while it is not quite as good as the first one (but better than the second one), I am still really intrigued by the world building, this ecosystem of assassins... I'd love to see a magic version of it... #mswl

Thao Le @ThaoLe8 · Aug 12

So I watched the Batman: Hush animated movie last night... I preferred the comics, but it did immediately rekindle my love for Selina/Bruce. So if your book has a Selina/Bruce type of romance/dynamic... I'd love to see it when I reopen to submissions #mswl

Thao Le @ThaoLe8 · Jul 11

I am a fan of books that make you feel angry about the ending. I want to rep a book that makes you so invested in the characters (whether you hate them or love them) that at the end you want to throw the book across the room. #mswl

Thao Le @ThaoLe8 · Jun 26

So I visited Bamburgh Castle today and heard the ballad of The Laidly Worm of Spindleston Heugh and now I want a feminist retelling of Princess Margaret who got turned into a wyrm.… #mswl

Thao Le @ThaoLe8 · Jun 7

Kelly Leigh Miller @bookofkellz

Day 67 of #the100dayproject ! #sketchbook

I need a fantasy story related to or inspired by the Golden Bridge (aka the Hand Bridge) in Da Nang, Vietnam. #mswl

Thao Le @ThaoLe8 · May 8

Ok... so @MystGalaxyBooks is selling this shirt and now I need a picture book about a thesaurus and a velocireader and their bookish adventures. #mswl