Junior Agent at Writers House Literary Agency. I believe in books. Opinions are my own.
#WOMENSART @womensart1Catalan surrealist Remedios Varo, Embroidering the Earth's Mantle, 1961 #womensart pic.twitter.com/0Weu5iwkPZ
@rosie_beez19 was lovely enough to introduce me to Remedios Varo's work and I immediately fell in love. I would love love LOVE to see a manuscript that evokes the same tone and surrealism as her work. #MSWL
#MSWL PSA: I am NOT the match for a soapy, murder-mystery, contemporary YA. My best friend was murdered and I find these stories highly triggering. However, if you were to look at violence against women in a careful, nuanced and informed way, I could be your perfect match.
Relatedly, I would LOVE nothing more than to see a YA novel where a young dancer calls out the stereotypical, racist caricatures in THE NUTCRACKER and designs to change them. 💪 If you’ve written that, don’t even send me a sample, send me the whole darn thing. #MSWL #amquerying
I would LOVE a YA novel about dance that shows just how much dedication and discipline it takes, the mindset that is necessary, while also discussing the privilege needed to participate at an elite level. I’ll be super picky about this as a former dancer. #MSWL
Allie Levick @AllieLevickOr that discusses relationship violence for a YA audience. Again, in a nuanced, thoughtful, and respectfully handled way. #MSWL #amwriting #amquerying
Allie Levick @AllieLevickBecause of that, I’d like to see *nuanced, thoughtful, and respectfully handled YA* that: discusses a friend’s addiction #MSWL #amwriting #amquerying
Allie Levick @AllieLevickThread (TW): Recently, a friend and I were talking about how many people from our high school circles died before hitting age 25. Due in large part to addiction, suicide, and relationship violence. (1/4)
Ex: Bridget Cleary, an Irish woman who had her own businesses and made her own income, whose husband murdered her because he was convinced she was a changeling. I’d LOVE a story about Bridget ACTUALLY being a changeling or witch and seeking her revenge. #MSWL #amquerying
I would love to see historically inspired stories of people who were harmed by the patriarchy taking back their own narrative. People whose otherness and differences were what made them “threatening” to white, cis men at their time. *particularly* with a speculative twist. #MSWL