Emmy, Purveyor Of Spines

Literary Agent

Westwood Creative Artists

πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£

emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips

7: Queer books that engage with intra community conversations in all genres. DETRANSITION BABY, WILDER GIRLS.

emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips

6: I would love to see immersive and subversive family/community sagas. THE HOUSE OF THE SPIRITS, BRIDESHEAD REVISITED, WE HAVE ALWAYS LIVED IN THE CASTLE, EVERYTHING IS ILLUMINATED, DO NOT SAY WE HAVE NOTHING.

emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips

5: Author-illustrator graphic novels (in all age groups) and picture books. I could make a list a mile long of favourites, but think TEA DRAGONS, THIS ONE SUMMER, BE PREPARED, and anything by the Fan Brothers or Jessie Sima.

emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips

4: Manga was biggest growing subgenre in publishing in 2020, and if you have something that evokes this culture but for a Western audience, I’d love to see it. My favourite manga is LAID-BACK CAMP.

emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips

3: I have recently taken up birdwatching, and I would love a book that incorporated aspects of this kind of pastime. Comps: BIRDS ART LIFE, or STRANGE BIRDS.

emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips

2: Slice of life stories with low stakes, bonus points for cottagecore aesthetics, across all genres and age categories. Comps: NOTHING MUCH HAPPENS, the concept of the anthology A QUIET AFTERNOON.

emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips

1: High-concept contemporary is what’s making my heart sing right now. I recently read SHINE by Jessica Jung and devoured it. That said, hints at the speculative are always special for me. (Focus on hints.)

emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips
emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips
emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips

According to Bookscan data, manga was the #1 category for sales growth in US publishing in 2020, up 43% from 2019. This 100% tracks for me, as I've watched a TONNE of anime this year, and purchased more manga than ever. Books similar to slice of life anime are always on my #MSWL!

emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips
emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips

I get a tonne of queries for YA novels that feature characters who are in, or have just gotten out of, some kind of interaction with the prison industrial complex (i.e., juvenile detention). I would LOVE to see a book like this written by someone with lived experience. #MSWL

emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips
emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips
emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips
emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips
emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips

If you want to query me, FIRST check out my MSWL and Westwood's submission guidelines. I also tweet specific #MSWL asks and #QueryTips! I prioritize submissions from Black and/or BIPOC, non-binary and/or trans, and disabled/chronically ill authors.

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emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips

7/ I have 6 subs confirmed for 2021, but I am at a wonderful agency with lots of support, and I have the capacity to build a little more next year. If you think you might be the right fit for my list, ALL my details can be found on MSWL! #WritingCommunity

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emmy, purveyor of spines
@emmy_of_spines
Literary Agent
πŸ“š lit agent: @WCA_LitAgency πŸ“– planning @TheFOLD_ πŸ•β€πŸ¦Ί PhD πŸ’» blogger 🌈 they/them; Sal: Dr. ♿️ My clients: #SpineSquad πŸ“˜ Closed to queries until 2022! πŸ“£
124 MSWL
12 Queries
59 Tips

6/ As far as contemporary goes, I am open. Devastate me. I'm ready.