Penny Moore

@literarypenny

Living my best life.🇰🇷🇺🇸Literary Agent at @AevitasCreative . Opinions are my own. litagentsofcolor.com

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Penny Moore @literarypenny · Apr 28

I have a big time #MSWL for a story like Never Have I Ever! There’s just so much to love about this show. It’s everything I’ve wanted and more in a coming of age comedy for teens. Also, I wish I had a Paxton Hall-Yoshida when I was in high school. 😍

Penny Moore @literarypenny · Apr 27

I don't know if any of you have been watching The King Eternal Monarch on Netflix, but I'd love to see a Korean inspired historical YA fantasy that blends the present with the past in this vein. It's so good! #mswl

Penny Moore @literarypenny · Mar 9

Leverage was such a good show. It reminds me that I still want my YA heist book! #mswl

Penny Moore @literarypenny · Jan 6

I want a YA version of Never Let Me Go. Light speculative elements and haunting friendships/relationship. Kathy is a voice that still sticks with me to this very day. #mswl

Penny Moore @literarypenny · 16 Dec 2019

More books about POC fae in 2020. Can we make this a thing, please? #MSWL

Penny Moore @literarypenny · 29 Oct 2019

When are we getting a Big Hero 6 sequel? Also, I’d really love a MG in this vein! Group of misfit kids with skills, banning together to stop the world from being destroyed — all with an adorable robot friend in tow! #mswl

Penny Moore @literarypenny · 23 Oct 2019

I’m in the mood for a good heist story. YA or MG. Bonus points if it’s an all women crew. #MSWL

Penny Moore @literarypenny · 9 Oct 2019

I’ve worked on a lot of books that explore identity and culture bc I feel a personal connection to such stories. They’ll always have a soft spot in my heart. I’ll continue to work on them. But I also love books with commercial hooks that are light and fun. Please send! #mswl

Penny Moore @literarypenny · 5 Oct 2019

#MSWL:

- Graphic novels by author/illustrators.
- More children’s MG and YA nonfiction, everything ranging from memoir to platform nonfiction.

Penny Moore @literarypenny · 26 Sep 2019

I’m watching a crazy K-drama called Angry Mom where a very young looking mom disguises herself as a high school student at her daughter’s high school to figure who has been bullying her daughter. It’s freaking nuts and amazing. I don’t do many adult novels, but #MSWL please.

Penny Moore @literarypenny · 25 Sep 2019

I’d love a YA/MG that explores living with OCD, specifically dermatillomania (what I suffer from) or trichotillomania. Often times when people think of OCD, they tend to think of people who clean obsessively or fixate on numbers. There’s also the kind that hurts physically #MSWL

Penny Moore @literarypenny · 24 Sep 2019

One evergreen reminder about #MSWL is that even though it’s a great tool for agents and queriers, you don’t have to force fit your project into our requests. It’s great if you do have something that matches, but it’s okay if it doesn’t. Just stay true to what you wrote!

Penny Moore @literarypenny · 24 Sep 2019

I'm still searching for a fantasy of any sorts inspired by Korean culture (this is for my historical fantasy K-drama lovers!), since this has been a very personal wish of mine as an agent for a very long time! #mswl

Penny Moore @literarypenny · 24 Sep 2019

I'd love a contemporary YA that explores diaspora teens and their complicated family bonds while growing up between cultures, a la Lulu Wang's The Farewell. Hits hard at the issues, while still being able to punch things up with humor and wit. #mswl

Penny Moore @literarypenny · 24 Sep 2019

I'm really on the look out for fun middle grade of all varieties. Bonus points if there's a lot of humor and a sibling/best friend rivalry. #mswl

Penny Moore @literarypenny · 24 Sep 2019

Even though I’m not quite caught up on submissions, I think I might have to open back up to queries because it’s #MSWL day!

Penny Moore @literarypenny · 11 Sep 2019

I’m reading a WEBTOON called My Deepest Secret and it’s about a girl who is dating a serial killer. It’s so good. #mswl

Penny Moore @literarypenny · 10 Sep 2019

There’s a K-drama called Revenge Note (I know it’s kind of sounds like Death Note). It’s about a teen who has an app called Revenge Note that appears on her phone one day. You can enter the name of someone you want to take revenge on. I want this in a YA!!! #mswl