Lisa Yoskowitz


Executive Editor at Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. I pretty much tweet small talk. Opinions are my own.

New York, NY

Little, Brown and Company

Lisa Yoskowitz @LisaYoskowitz · Jan 7

(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 · Jan 7

(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 · Jan 7

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