Eric Smith

Literary Agent

P.S. Literary Agency

Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .

Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips

Just throwing it out there that I would LOVE to work on some short story collections.

Query me, writer friends. #MSWL

Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips

Non Fungible Thoughts @thomdunn

How do you just LOSE moon trees?! cnn.com/2021/04/21/eur…

Give me the novel about a reclusive arborist helping an astronaut locate moon trees and then they end up kissing a lot. #MSWL

Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips

Oh. Oh my.

One of my authors sent me an adult rom-com with splashes of ✨FANTASY and MAGIC✨.

Querying writers, please send me stuff like this. I want these surprising genre-blends so bad. #MSWL.

Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips
Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips

Eric Smith @ericsmithrocks

Watching my little non communicative boy use a PECS (Picture Exchange Communication System) board to interact is such a joy filled miracle.

❤️

Also an annual reminder that I’m desperate for more books that celebrate neurodiversity in my query box.

If I’m not making books for kids like him, I’m failing at this job. #MSWL

Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips

It’s my birthday month (38 oh no), and all I want are joyful neurodiversity stories in my inbox so my son will see more of himself on bookshelves in a few years. #MSWL

Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips

Hope everyone had a lovely #PitMad! I didn't get to play along today, but I'm always open to queries at @PSLiterary!

Here's my #MSWL. Say hi sometime! ericsmithrocks.com/mswl

Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips

Early morning #MSWL tweets, as the toddler has been up since 6.

YA that celebrates neurodiversity, from writers who are (can’t stress that enough) neurodivergent.

Fiction and memoir from (stressing again) adoptees, on the adoptee experience.

Say hi! ericsmithrocks.com/mswl

Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips

Are there any neurodivergent parenting books by authors of color?

I keep looking and I’m not finding them.

If you’re writing one, query me. #MSWL

Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips

Had a rough few days, and decided to start @rosellewriter’s latest, Vanessa Yu's Magical Paris Tea Shop.

I swear her magical romance novels are like a soothing balm, and I’d love to work on books like this in my agent life. #MSWL

Also go buy this! bookshop.org/books/vanessa-…

Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips

Annual #MSWL reminder, I’m looking for:

Kid-lit stories that celebrate neurodiversity, from authors who are neurodivergent. MG + YA!

Novels and memoirs about the adoptee experience, written by adoptees.

Is that you? Query me! ericsmithrocks.com/mswl

Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips
Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips
Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips

Randomly thinking about how diverse, inclusive adult literary fiction, set in small, intimate settings, have just rocked my reading heart the last few years.

If you're writing anything that'll make me feel the way @ZillianZi and @blgtylr's books have, you should query me. #MSWL

Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips

Throwing this out there, I would LOVE to find some diverse, inclusive rom-coms in my agent life.

Especially anything that's genre-blending, like The Plus One by Sarah Archer (robot engineer builds a wedding date).

Some of my current clients are writing them. Gimme more. #MSWL

Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips
Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips

I started watching The Baker and the Beauty and just a quick note, I would die for an adult rom-com like this in my query box. #MSWL.

Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips
Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips
Eric Smith
@ericsmithrocks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @PSLiterary . Author. Latest, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS. Next, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress). Loves @BeautyBritches . Rep: @jenazantian .
159 MSWL
55 AskAgent
4 Queries
8 Tips

I wonder if this interview I'm doing will publish me saying "I'm forever chasing the high of having read The Night Circus by @erinmorgenstern and Number One Chinese Restaurant by @ZillianZi" because they really should.

Cause I am. #MSWL