Lisa Yoskowitz


Editorial Director perpetually in search of and editing great books with strong points of view. Proud mom to brilliant toddler. Enraged citizen.

New York, NY

Little, Brown and Company

Lisa Yoskowitz @LisaYoskowitz · 7 Jan 2019

(agent #mswl continued)
-memoirs or close narrative nonfiction showcasing underrepresented experiences and unique perspectives
-middle grade contemporary with a Judy Blume vibe (fin, for now!)

Lisa Yoskowitz @LisaYoskowitz · 7 Jan 2019

(Agent novel and nonfic #mswl continued)
-Stories that show what it is to be part of multiple communities, (bonus pts for dating misadventures)
-a coming of age memoir that reads like Sarah Dessen, Jenny Han, or Nina LaCour (2/3)

Lisa Yoskowitz @LisaYoskowitz · 7 Jan 2019

Agent friends, my #mswl is overflowing! Please think of me in 2019 for exciting new:
-memoirs that bring to mind a YA Educated—delving deep into an author’s journey through and/or out of an insular community
-illustrated or graphic novel middle grade nonfiction or memoir (1/3)

Lisa Yoskowitz @LisaYoskowitz · 4 Oct 2018

I've said it before, but now more than ever, I'm hungry for a YA novel that makes me feel the way the first half of THE POWER did. Agent friends, please send me your exciting, empowering, immersive new projects! #mswl

Lisa Yoskowitz @LisaYoskowitz · 7 Aug 2018

I'm craving a manuscript in any category/genre that captures the joy, magic, comfort, empathy, and belonging of best friendship (agented submissions only, please, per company policy) #mswl

Lisa Yoskowitz @LisaYoskowitz · 8 Mar 2018

Today seems like a good day to ask agent friends for a mg or ya novel that makes me feel as empowered as the first half of @naomialderman's THE POWER. Related: everyone needs to read #thePower. #MSWL

Lisa Yoskowitz @LisaYoskowitz · 2 Nov 2017

Agent friends, I am craving some amazing middle grade contemporary humor! Send your exciting new manuscripts my way.... #MSWL

Lisa Yoskowitz @LisaYoskowitz · 23 Aug 2017

I've been dreaming of a YA Love & Basketball (/any sport) for ages. Agent friends, keep me in mind if such a treasure hits your desk! #MSWL

Lisa Yoskowitz @LisaYoskowitz · 27 Feb 2017

(3/3) & MG or YA narrative nonfiction, esp. if it feels timely (no matter the era it covers) #mswl (agented only per company policy, pls)

Lisa Yoskowitz @LisaYoskowitz · 27 Feb 2017

(2/3) magical realism MG; powerful MG historical fic; genre-busting MG; pacey and hook-y contemp or historical YA #mswl

Lisa Yoskowitz @LisaYoskowitz · 27 Feb 2017

Agent friends! I'm back from maternity leave & hungry for exciting new manuscripts. Especially for #ownvoices contemp realistic, #MSWL 1/3

Lisa Yoskowitz @LisaYoskowitz · 4 May 2016

Can I be #MSWL greedy? Because I would also really love some contemporary-with-a-twist MG, agents. Ideally w/ unforgettable characters....

Lisa Yoskowitz @LisaYoskowitz · 3 May 2016

Agent friends, I am craving a fresh, immersive MG high fantasy novel w/ exquisite world building! Just tossing that out there... #MSWL