Adria Goetz

Literary Agent

Martin Literary Management

A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips

GIFT BOOKS
Don’t forget me for fun gift books that you'd impulse-buy (like THE COMPENDIUM OF MAGICAL BEASTS), concept-driven photography books (like THE ART OF CLEAN UP, or a devotional with a good hook (like KNIT, PRAY, SHARE)! #MSWL

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips

ADULT FICTION
I’m looking for pageturning thrillers, book club fiction that is engaging and accessible, but still layered and thought-provoking. (You *might* call that “the intersection of commercial and literary.”) Think Taylor Jenkins Reid. I’d also LOVE hooky rom coms. #MSWL

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips

YOUNG ADULT (PT. 2)
Aside from graphic novels, I am still in pursuit of a magical-yet-quiet mermaid novel, so my inbox is a safe cove to any mermaids that would like to swim in. ✨🧜🏼‍♀️
#MSWL

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips

MIDDLE GRADE
I really love finding a good magical MG novel, but I’m open to a wide range here. Voicey contemporaries, mystery, magical realism/contemporary fantasy, graphic novels, historical fiction, verse, epistolary. When in doubt, send it my way! #MSWL

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips

Adria Goetz @adriamgoetz

Since I’m now back open to queries, I’d love to share a bit more about what types of projects I’m currently looking for. Buckle up for a #MSWL thread. 💜

PICTURE BOOKS
In the PB space, I have 3 top priorities:

1. Stories by BIPOC creators in general, particularly family narratives. I love falling in love with a new fictional family!

2. Humor! I need a good laugh. Kids do, too.

3. MAGIC! Send me magical stories!!! ✨

#MSWL

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips

ICYMI: I am opened back up to queries! I’m particularly looking for picture books, middle grade, graphic novels (any age), and adult fiction. Flood my inbox, friends. 💜#MSWL

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips
Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips

I am hungry for more food-themed picture books! If you have one, I'd love to take a look. #MSWL

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips

I would loooove to work on something similar to THE HAUNTED LAKE, which is a really unique, spooky, folktale-feeling picture book. (Except I'd prefer something with a shorter length.) Send those spooky stories my way! #MSWL

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips

I loved THE TRUTH PROJECT by @DanteMedema and would looooove to receive more submissions like this, that are a mix of verse, emails, texts, etc. #MSWL

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips

KidLit GN @KidLitGN

Wednesday is coming up quickly! Agents and editors, please feel free to post your GN wish list and your submission guidelines. Or your plans to be involved. Let's spread the word! Thanks! #KidLitGN pic.twitter.com/IFvYnMNUq8

So excited for this tomorrow! When it comes to graphic novels, I’m open to a wide range, but here are a few #MSWL items: contemporary with a strong voice/distinctive perspective, historical fiction, accessible fantasy, mystery/anything spooky, romance. ♥️ #KidLitGN

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips

This is your regularly scheduled reminder that I am dying for more Adult Rom Com queries in my inbox! 💜#MSWL

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips

I just finished REAL MEN KNIT by @KwanaWrites and loooved it. You *NEED* this rom com set in a knitting shop in your life. 🧶

This tweet shall henceforth be an #AdriaBookRecs, and a #MSWL request. 💜

P.S. s/o to @sa_mcveigh! I first heard about this book from one of her tweets.

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips

I would love to see more Adult Rom Com submissions in my inbox! Here are a few of my favorites. #MSWL

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips

Please send me your dual timeline women's fiction! #MSWL

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips

I'm just over here, daydreaming about finding the next Taylor Jenkins Reid... #MSWL

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips

Adria Goetz @adriamgoetz

PEARL by Molly Ide. A very special tale.

MERMAID AND ME by Soosh. For every little girl who dreamed of having a mermaid best friend! pic.twitter.com/1WvAi2uW3q

I’m so excited to shepherd more mermaid books into the world! It delights me that writers know I love mermaids, because it means a lot of mermaid projects swim into my inbox, which is the best. Keep 'em coming. ✨🧜🏾‍♀️💜

#MSWL

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips

I'm forever on the hunt for more funny picture books. Please send me your humor! I'm open to all types: loud, zany, quirky, strange, dry, subversive, potty, punny. Whatever you got, send it my way! #MSWL

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at Martin Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
128 MSWL
20 Queries
11 Tips

I'm getting a lot of queries for PBs about COVID-19. These probably aren't going to be the right fit for me. I'd be more interested in a book like THE BREAKING NEWS by @sarahlynnereul, which takes a broader approach to scary world events + will have a long shelf life. #MSWL