Alice S-H

Literary Agent

ASH Literary

Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.

Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent
Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent

Look I just saw The Lost City and it was absolutely unhinged and total nonsense, and I loved it all and would like to see more of that vibe (for kidlit, obv) in my queries. #mswl

Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent
Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent

Alice S-H @alibelle

I’ve finished Lizzo’s Big Grrrls show and when I say #MSWL!!! Where is the fat joy in my queries? Fat kids being awesome, having fun and living their brilliant lives! I want it across all ages pls and tyyy!

Not looking for angst, I had enough of that in my teens and 20s.

And while we’re at it, I’ve had so much fun working on some very unhinged in a joyful way projects, but they’ve sold and I’d like to do more. Unhinged joy! Make me cackle! Also across all ages but particularly illustrated! #MSWL

Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent

I’ve finished Lizzo’s Big Grrrls show and when I say #MSWL!!! Where is the fat joy in my queries? Fat kids being awesome, having fun and living their brilliant lives! I want it across all ages pls and tyyy!

Not looking for angst, I had enough of that in my teens and 20s.

Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent

I am so in the mood for some joyful YA romcoms right now so if you have one you’re querying… 👀 #mswl

Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent

Some ✨personal news✨

My entire personality is now Turning Red. What a PERFECT film. I loved the kids, Mei and her mum, the aunties, 4-Town, ALL OF IT!!!

Huge #mswl for the friendship dynamic.

Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent
Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent
Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent

Really in the mood for some MG adventure shenanigans and YA romcoms, like reeaaaaally. #mswl

Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent
Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent
Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent
Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent

As ever I am always thrilled to see queries from those historically underrepresented in the industry and would be really excited to see some illustrator portfolios as well. #mswl

Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent

Across all ages but particularly picture books, I want joyful fat kids having a great time! Living their best life! Not being preached to about some diet crap! #mswl

Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent

Across all ages I would love the sibling dynamic from Encanto. #mswl

Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent

Across all ages I would love to see the friendship vibe Otis and Eric have in Sex Education. #mswl

Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent

Across all ages I want the unhinged adventure energy from Pirates of the Caribbean 2, specifically the mill wheel chase which remains one of my favourite sequences. #mswl

(Not the right gif, I got bored of scrolling.)

Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent

I would love to see MG with the magical, joyful energy in Jingle Jangle, specifically in the song The Square Root Of Impossible. #mswl

Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
83 MSWL
21 AskAgent

🎄 Alice S-H 🎄 @alibelle

Hello! Happy 2022! I will be back at my desk tomorrow morning and am excited to dive into what’s already shaping up to be an exciting year, over 300 (!) assistant applications, AND I’ll be opening to queries. Ahead of that, let’s do a #mswl thread.

I’m looking across picture books (author-illustrator only) to YA including graphic novels. I love romcoms, friendcoms, adventures and intriguing magic. I am not a fit for most horror, sci-fi, anything to do with emergencies on planes or the pandemic, or animal POVs. #mswl