Kimberly Fernando

Literary Agent

Olswanger Literary LLC

Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only

Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL
Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL

Because I messed up threading my #MSWL, I've also put all the info on my blog: kfernandobooks.com/blog/manuscrip…

Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL

Again, these are just the manuscripts I’d be super interested in, and this is not an exhaustive list, so I hope you’ll query me!

Also, I've done a terrible job of threading these - somewhere along the line, I got messed up - but they all have #MSWL attached. 😁

Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL

In all things, I love enemies to lovers, enemies to friends, lovers in denial, reluctant heroines/heroes, underdogs, close family bonds, faux baddie, I’m missing a ton, but there’s only so much space – I love a lot and the premise and strong writing will be what hook me. #MSWL

Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL

In horror, I’m looking for stories that lean slightly literary and are strange/weird in a disconcerting, unsettling kind of way, where the MC can never get their bearings in their world because society or the laws or people/monsters, etc. are super unusual or disturbing. #MSWL

Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL

Strange family legends, strange towns, strange and atmospheric worlds, strange societies, strange laws, perhaps even dystopian, but leans literary. #MSWL

Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL

Military sci/fi – yes, that’s right, I enjoy military sci/fi – would love to see it. (Planetside, The Misfit Soldier, as recent examples). #MSWL

Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL

Regency and Victorian era romance by BIPOC authors, in addition to romance from other countries during this time period (approximately 1811-1901). For example, Rebel (Women who Dare) by Beverly Jenkins, and the forthcoming Ana Maria and The Fox by Liana De La Rosa. #MSWL

Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL

Rom coms with all the laughs and fun, especially secret identities/swaps, nerdy romcoms with gamers, librarians, engineers, archivists, romantic interests trapped together in some way, twins and twins – can you imagine the fun with this one! #MSWL

Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL

Sweeping and gut-wrenching romance where it’s almost impossible for the couple to be together, where somehow they’re always separated (beyond their control), while being so madly in love, (example, forbidden romance, war-torn worlds). #MSWL

Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL

Cozies, mysteries (and even thrillers) set in unique spaces and worlds (frozen tundra, desert, on an oceanic station, in space, and so on), with unique murders and mysteries to solve and clever and lovable characters we can’t help but root for. #MSWL

Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL

Science fiction that blends with another genre (example: romance, horror, fantasy, mystery, thriller). #MSWL

Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL

Science fiction with technology that will terrify humans and potentially make them extinct. #MSWL

Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL

I'd love to see science fiction and fantasy with societal and political intrigue that puts the protagonist into impossible situations that they must then cleverly prevail from. #MSWL

Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL

In your query, please include a quick reference about being on my #MSWL list if you have a project that fits closely with my MSWL. Even if your project does not fit the MSWL elements I list below, I would still love to see it if it falls into one of the genres I represent!

Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL

#MSWL Time: First and foremost, I’m looking for manuscripts from all voices and backgrounds for the genres specified on my list. The following are MSs I would be especially interested in and only means these will go to the top of my reading list (if I’m not already caught up).

Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL

Tomorrow I'm going to tweet out my #MSWL in preparation for opening to queries on Thursday. So excited!

Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL
Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
19 MSWL

I’m thrilled to announce I’m a new Literary Associate at Olswanger Literary! I’ll open to submissions on September 1, accepting adult fiction and nonfiction.

If you think we might be a match (my tastes are wide & varied) please query me in September!

kfernandobooks.com/submissions.ht…