Beth Phelan

Literary Agent

The Bent Agency

mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.

beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips

Started Search Party (no spoilers pls). I really want a YA or adult mystery. Character-driven story w/ gripping mystery at its core. #MSWL

beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips

Open to queries! High on my #MSWL: millennial upmarket fic, literary mystery, dark/scary YA F & voicey contemp. Marginalized voices, always.

beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips
beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips

I close to queries this Wednesday, but a #MSWL exception in MG and YA: Joy as resistance.

beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips

Didn't have a chance to post any #MSWL yesterday but maybe later today I will. Meantime, there's some right here: bethphelan.com/wishlist

beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips
beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips
beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips
beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips
beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips

While I wait for this lunch meeting to start: I want all the epic YA fantasy with intersectional diversity and #ownvoices. #MSWL

beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips

If you haven't seen #YAwithSoul yet, go now, enjoy & grab some amazing book recs meanwhile. But there's a big hole still, so also: #MSWL

beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips
beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips

Creepy, strange, chilling (but not necessarily horror) for YA and MG. Like, really weird. #MSWL

beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips

Eager to find richly imagined YA fantasy with non-US/Euro settings. #mswl

beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips

A YA protagonist with trich and/or dermatillomania. #MSWL forever and ever and ever.

beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips

Would love a bright, funny, contemporary YA or MG (that still makes you cry) with a Muslim lead and author. #mswl

beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips

Still loving weird MG and YA with strong grounded storytelling. #mswl

beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips

I want a diverse, deeply emotional, dark and lyrical YA with a big, possibly blended family, and close siblings. #mswl

beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips

Also if anyone is writing this YA can I please have it please? bustle.com/articles/13975… #mswl

beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
mg & ya literary agent (but closed to unsolicited submissions). INTP. she/her. creator of #DVpit (@DVpit_) and @DV_con . pronounced FAIL-inn. defund the police.
95 MSWL
116 AskAgent
26 Tips