Ernie Chiara

Literary Agent

Fuse Literary

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL

One #MSWL item I really hope someone picks up on is a Black version of UTOPIA AVENUE feat. Magical Realism in Motown or the golden age of Rap. MR/Fabulist or Contemporary Fantasy stories based in historical music scenes like UTOPIA AVENUE shouldn't be limited to white writers.

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL

#MSWL Contemporary fantasy or magical realism that comps ADDIE LARUE or THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY from a BIPOC perspective

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL

#MSWL Climate Fantasy that comps SWEETH TOOTH (Netflix)

⟡ Period Alt-London Fantasy that comps PEAKY BLINDERS or HARLOTS with magic, or THE NEVERS or CARNIVAL ROW

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL

#MSWL Anything that blends the genres of Speculative Sci-Fi with Contemporary Fantasy/Magical Realism

⟡ Anything that comps THE MURDERBOT DIARIES by Martha Wells

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL

#MSWL for #A or #YA #F fantasy for #BVM with BIPOC characters facing magic in contemporary settings like Lovecraft Country or The City We Became.

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL

#MSWL for traditionally underrepresented voices in #A or #YA #F & #SF that center BIPOC w/ an emphasis on intersectionality, and stories rooted in culture & identity.

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL
Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL

⟡ In Adult: Magical libraries, magical bookstores, magical book stalls w/ back alley portals to magical worlds. You get the picture.

#A Adult #F #SF #MR set in Boston or an alternate-Boston. Give me a Boston version of THE CITY WE BECAME, UN LUN DUN, or NEVERWHERE.

#MSWL

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL

⟡ Urban Fantasy-Mystery like MAGIC FOR LOVERS or RIVERS OF LONDON, but not like THE DRESDEN FILES--no werewolves or vampires please.

#MSWL #A #F #SF #MR

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL

⟡ Afrofuturist Fantasy, Africanfuturist SF, or any BIPOC SF/F story with BIPOC characters. Send me everything that comps Nnedi Okorafor or N.K. Jemisin.

⟡ Literary or Upmarket Magical Realism like Carlos Ruiz Zafón's THE SHADOW OF THE WIND.

#MSWL #A #F #SF #MR

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL

⟡ Historical fantasy like JONATHAN STRANGE but from a different culture.

⟡ Anything that comps Claire North.

⟡ Fabulist Urban Spec Fic like China Miéville's PERDITO STREET STATION.

#MSWL #A #F #SF #MR

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL

⟡ Fantasy that blows me away with a brand new, entirely unique magical system.

⟡ IP MAN meets THE MAGICIANS with magic martial arts schools or clans instead of a magic university.

⟡ Mars rovers meets Battlebots (thanks, @MichaelMammay).

#MSWL #A #F #SF #MR

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL

⟡ Fantasy that comps Peaky Blinders or Harlots or both.

⟡ Fantasy with cultural roots like BLACK LEOPARD, RED WOLF by Marlon James.

⟡ Adult Asian-based or Asian-American fantasy.

#MSWL #A #F #SF #MR

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL

⟡ Time travel stories with strong characters at their heart, think 11/22/63 by Stephen King or KINDRED by Octavia Butler.

⟡ Black version of UTOPIA AVENUE featuring Magical Realism in Motown or the golden age of Rap.

#MSWL #A #F #SF #MR

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL

⟡ SF 'one room'–style mystery set in the future, where near-ageless conniving matriarch is the prime suspect in deaths of all her adult offspring. Like Speculative KNIVES OUT flipped on its head.

⟡ LGBTQIA+ Adult Fantasy or Sci-Fi.

#MSWL #A #F #SF #MR

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL

⟡ Rescue mission from poor/dying Earth upward through each distinct orbiting level of society to the uppermost/richest hardest-to-penetrate level. Think race/gender-flipped SENLIN ASCENDS meets Altered Carbon S1.

#MSWL #A #F #SF #MR

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL

⟡ Contemporary fantasy or magical realism like BIPOC ADDIE LARUE or THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY.

⟡ Anything that comps SPACE SWEEPERS, THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY, Maniac (Netflix), or Warrior (HBO Max).

#MSWL #A #F #SF #MR

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL

Okay, it's Saturday night and I'm feeling like there's no better time to drop these here. They're in no order whatsoever. I just kept writing things down. Here goes... #MSWL #A #F #SF #MR

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
28 MSWL

I’m excited to share that I’ve accepted a position as an Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary. I’m seeking brilliant new stories in #A adult #F, #SF, and #MR with a focus on traditionally underrepresented voices.

FuseLiterary.com/erniechiara

#amquerying:
QueryMe.online/erniechiara