Lauren Spieller

Literary Agent

Triada US Literary Agency

Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

Expand the image to see the categories I am currently accepting. If you don’t see your project represented here, please do not submit at this time. Stay tuned for when I open more broadly.

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

When I reopen to queries, my top 3 #MSWL items will be…

❤️ YA Romantic Fantasy
👀 Suspense / Thrillers - YA & Adult
🌟 Upmarket Book Club Fiction

Keep an eye out for my reopening announcement! In the meantime, you check out my PM profile here:

publishersmarketplace.com/members/lspieller/

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

Here’s what I’d love to find in my inbox:

A stellar suspense manuscript written by a POC.

The suspense shelf is full of white women, and while they are very talented, we definitely need to diversify this section of the bookstore.

#mswl

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

Lauren Spieller @laurenspieller

Suspense/Mystery/Thriller set at a vacation destination #mswl

Gloomy, threatening, or naturally dangerous settings can go a long way in a thriller. But there’s something terrifying about bad things happening in beautiful, “safe” locations we associate w/ escape. This is a #mswl tweet but also promo for YOU CAN TRUST ME by @wendydheard

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips
Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

#mswl — my goal for 2023 is to sign a suspense novel written by a BIPOC author. We need more of your books on shelves.

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

My full #mswl can be found on the agency website but here’s what I’m especially looking for in 2023:

—Adult + YA RomCom that are FUNNY AF *or/and* Adult Romance w a magic/spec twist
—Suspense/Thrillers (we need more queer and POC rep in this category!)
—MG Fantasy! All kinds!

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

I would love to see more diversity in my inbox generally, but especially in both YA and Adult Suspense/Thrillers. #mswl

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

Going to keep tweeting this until I see it!! I really want more YA and Adult Suspense & RomCom submissions from BIPOC writers! #mswl

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

I'd really like to see more diversity in RomCom & Suspense queries. Please! #mswl

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

Can't do #pitdark today but I *WANT* you to query me with:

--spooky MG
--dark academia in YA/Adult
--grounded, scary YA Fantasy
--thrillers/suspense in YA/Adult
--Adult Horror

I am especially keen to find these written by BIPOC! We need more of those voices on shelves! #mswl

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips
Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

I open to queries on Friday 4/1! I have a full manuscript wishlist you can see on the #MSWL website, but here are the items I'm looking for in particular:

--Adult suspense & RomCom
--YA contemp w/ a BIG commercial hook
--MG fantasy

I look forward to hearing from you!

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

One of the things I'm interested in doing A LOT MORE OF when I reopen to queries on 9/1/21 is ADULT fiction, specifically:

Adult Suspense
Adult RomCom
Adult SFF/H.

So if you're writing any of these, *please* query! #mswl

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

Thanks to a chat with @jennychen_jc, I now have the perfect way of describing the kind of upmarket suspense I want to read:

"Roselle Lim, with a body Body Count" 😂

#MSWL

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

I'm not able to participate in #PitDark but if you're querying:

Spooky MG
YA or Adult dark fantasy
YA or Adult suspense/thriller
YA or Adult horror

Consider this a request! #mswl

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

Writers! I am craving adult books. Send me your contemporary romance + romcoms, your suspense and thrillers, your horror + SFF, and your non-fic as long as it has a platform! I’m also very interested in reading genre bending books, so send those too! #mswl

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

2. Adult thrillers/suspense: I like stories w/ top notch characterization + a slow burn, and also stories that are gripping page turners that I finish in one sitting. A few favorites: Ruth Ware, Rhiannon Navin, Wendy Heard, Gillian Flynn, Danya Kukafka, Oyinkan Braithwaite #mswl

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

I’m only open to queries for a few more days (closing 8/15!). Here is what is at the top of my wishlist:

-High concept middle grade
-LatinX YA
-kidlit graphic novels
-Adult RomCom w a great hook
-Adult female driven suspense + thrillers

#mswl

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
623 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

I’d love to see more non-white thriller and suspense writers in my inbox! #mswl