Jess Dallow

@jldallow

associate literary agent at @browerliterary . wine, books, avocados, cats, and wishing for an elephant. i talk about tv a lot. opinions and tweets are my own.

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Jess Dallow @jldallow · Sep 27

Wait, I have another #MSWL item. Blended families!! There is nothing I love more than seeing exes okay with their former significant other’s new partner and vice versa. I need that happiness in my life.

Jess Dallow @jldallow · Sep 26

Is anyone listening to the Dateline's podcast The Thing About Pam? Come talk to me about it. (Also, this is very obviously my #MSWL)

Jess Dallow @jldallow · Sep 24

Oh hi, #ProdigalSon is 100% what I am looking for in book form. Son of a serial killer, now a criminal profiler, but also a little insane? Watch it, send it to me in book form. #MSWL

Jess Dallow @jldallow · Sep 24

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And, of course, I am always looking for stories featuring disability, mental illness, LGBTQ, POC, #ownvoices, different cultures, different religions...INCLUSIVE. #MSWL

Jess Dallow @jldallow · Sep 24

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#YA/#Adult: Male and female friendship that is strictly platonic. I love LGBTQ characters, but I'd like them to be straight to show that men & women can just be friends. Ex: Alex and Meredith (Grey’s), Delilah and Gary (A Million Little Things), Olivia and Nick (SVU) #MSWL

Jess Dallow @jldallow · Sep 24

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#YA Female friendship stories. Complicated end of friendships, not because something dramatic happened, but because people grow apart. We have all lost that person we consider our
best friend. I want to feel it. (It doesn't have to be the full story.) #MSWL

Jess Dallow @jldallow · Sep 24

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#adult Going back to the Quinceanera post that I retweeted earlier, I'd also love to see this done with a bat mitzvah. Having a bat mitzvah at 12/13 is very different than having one at 30. But, I just want my fun Jewish stories. #hotmitzvah #MSWL

Jess Dallow @jldallow · Sep 24

Stephanie Doig @stephaniedoig

For a long time now I've been looking for a contemporary romance in which an only child/lonely person is welcomed into a huge, sprawling, loving family. Think While You Were Sleeping. (We're looking now for romances for 2020's holiday season, hint hint.) #MSWL

Oh my god, YES, PLEASE. One of my favorite things about While You Were Sleeping is how close Lucy got to the Callaghan family (and Saul). I'm always looking for a story where someone is "taken in" and loved by a family not their own #MSWL

Jess Dallow @jldallow · Sep 24

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#nonfiction: Cookbooks. If you have a following online, if you have receipes that are different, I'd love to see it. I'd like it to have a theme running through it and stories that accompany each recipe. #MSWL

Jess Dallow @jldallow · Sep 24

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#Adult: SERIAL KILLERS. I mention this one a lot. I'd love to see a female serial killer, but I'm not picky. Cat and mouse games. The psychology of a killer. The seemingly normal life that they lead. #MSWL

Jess Dallow @jldallow · Sep 24

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#YA: Summer jobs. I'll take any fun summer job, but I'm always partial to camp. I spent my entire childhood at day camp & sleep away camp, then worked at the same day camp. Camp was so ridiculous I worked in SKIING. Yes. Skiing. At summer camp. So send me fun summer stories #MSWL

Jess Dallow @jldallow · Sep 24

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Domestic suspense, filled with twists and turns. I read so much and watch a lot of TV shows that it's hard to shock me. So, surprise me. Keep me guessing until the very end. #MSWL

Jess Dallow @jldallow · Sep 24

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#nonfiction: True Crime. Nothing relating to the mob or money laundering or the military, but I'd love to see books about killers and cults. #MSWL

Jess Dallow @jldallow · Sep 24

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#nonfiction: Pop Culture. I worked in entertainment for 8 years and it will always have a huge piece of my heart. Especially looking for something about TV. (History of a TV show, behind the scenes...) But hit me with your PC books. #MSWL

Jess Dallow @jldallow · Sep 24

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I'm going for an #adult author comp this time around. I'd love the kind of books that Jill Santopolo writes. Heartbreaking, humerous, and incredibly relatable. Also, I would love to see NYC as a character. Teach me about places in a city I live in. #MSWL

Jess Dallow @jldallow · Sep 24

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YA mystery/thriller in the vein of ONE OF US IS LYING, TWO CAN KEEP A SECRET, or THE CHEERLEADERS. #MSWL

Jess Dallow @jldallow · Sep 24

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YA/ADULT: Fanfiction/Fandom. The way people can meet online and tell secrets they'd tell no one else. The jealousy that can come from someone being popular or getting more reviews. People falling in love. Snippets of fanfic. The freaking DRAMA. (Comp: FANGIRL) #MSWL