Carolina Ortiz
@pushthepanorama
Editor
🇨🇱❤️💜💙Associate Editor Harper Children's | @PocPub Co-Director | @LatinxinPub Mentorship Co-Director | Lover of bookstores y tequila| She/Her| Avi @emcormar
30 MSWL
5 AskAgent

Amparo Ortiz @amparo_ortiz

Evergreen Tweet. ✨ pic.twitter.com/uaUe3Rqwbu

THIS!!! 👇🏼👇🏼👇🏼 If a trope and/or trend has "already been done” but it's never been done by BIPOC authors, I want to read it 💜 This is forever on my #MSWL

Alexandra Weiss
@akaweiss
Literary Agent
Associate literary agent at @JDLitAgency . Book lover, space enthusiast, dream chaser. Tweets are my own. She/Her.
46 MSWL
2 Tips

I’m most actively looking for MG and YA graphic novels by BIPOC creators. I’d love to see contemporary projects or stories with a touch of magic. Would also love to see more nonfiction GNs. #mswl

Bria Ragin
@BriARag
Editor
Editor @JoyRevBooks @DelacortePress . l’ll never own enough books or clothes. Philly-born Brooklynite.
1 MSWL
Wendy Wong
@wendyplacething
Assistant Editor
Assistant editor at @harpercollins . Food + books + insomnia = my life in a nutshell.
1 MSWL

#MSWL: Late to the game, but I just watched Palm Springs and I need a submission like this (especially if it features BIPOC)!

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
16 MSWL

⟡ Afrofuturist Fantasy, Africanfuturist SF, or any BIPOC SF/F story with BIPOC characters. Send me everything that comps Nnedi Okorafor or N.K. Jemisin.

⟡ Literary or Upmarket Magical Realism like Carlos Ruiz Zafón's THE SHADOW OF THE WIND.

#MSWL #A #F #SF #MR

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented voices in Adult #F , #SF , and #MR ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Rep: @MichRichter1 ⟡ he/him ⟡ linktr.ee/erniechiara
16 MSWL

⟡ Contemporary fantasy or magical realism like BIPOC ADDIE LARUE or THE MIDNIGHT LIBRARY.

⟡ Anything that comps SPACE SWEEPERS, THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY, Maniac (Netflix), or Warrior (HBO Max).

#MSWL #A #F #SF #MR

Bryn Donovan
@BrynDonovan
Editor
Exec. editor for Hallmark Publishing. 📚 Blogger & author. 💻 Opinions my own. she/her
12 MSWL
1 Tips

I'm *always* open to pitches, no MS needed, from BIPOC authors who have published romance novels (inc. self-published). To learn about pitching a Hallmark romance novel (not script), Christmas or no, slide into my DMs 🙂 Pass it on!

#WritingCommunity #MSWL #BlackHistoryMonth

Julia McCarthy
@thejumbles
Editor
Associate Editor at Atheneum (S&S) by day, purveyor of dad jokes by night, eternal sea hag. My tweets are my own. she/her 🇧🇷🇺🇸 Avatar by lovely @NicoleGoux
84 MSWL

Friendly reminder that gimme gimme all your BIPOC Kiki’s Delivery Service-adjacent middle grade, please and thanks! #MSWL

Ashley Herring Blake🌈
@ashleyhblake
Literary Agent
Agent w/ Rees Literary | Author of books | Up next: HAZEL BLY & THE DEEP BLUE SEA, LBYR 5.25.21; DELILAH GREEN DOESN’T CARE, Berkley 2022 | she/her | 💖💙💜
94 MSWL

Can I just say I love cozy mystery covers? They’re so damn...cozy. Also send me your queer and/or BIPOC cozies I am reeeeeaaaddyyyyy 🔍🐱#MSWL

Julie Gwinn
@JulieGwinn
Literary Agent
Wife, mom, book agent, marketing pro, pet lover, craft doer, sport following, southern transplant.
16 MSWL
2 Tips
Stefanie (Stevie) Molina
@fiction_tech
Literary Agent
Associate Agent @JDLitAgency | #Writing coach for women & femme #writersofcolor | #SensitivityReader @SaltandSageBook | she/her | baker-hiker-swimmer-musician
1 MSWL

#mswl a thriller or mystery with series potential headed by a BIPOC woman investigator 💕 bonus if it's steamy!

Erin Clyburn ~closed to queries~
@erin_clyburn
Literary Agent
Associate Literary Agent @JDLitAgency // Copy Editor @foodandwine // Southerner // hiking & horror movies // she/her
123 MSWL
6 AskAgent
18 Tips

I'd love to see in my queries:

- Atmospheric, woodsy, lush horror like THE YEAR OF THE WITCHING (YA, A)
- Domestic/psychological thrillers by BIPOC authors (A)
- Scavenger hunts (MG, YA, A)
- Eerie spec fic in isolated settings (CATHERINE HOUSE, THE WATER CURE)

#MSWL

Ashley Herring Blake🌈
@ashleyhblake
Literary Agent
Agent w/ Rees Literary | Author of books | Up next: HAZEL BLY & THE DEEP BLUE SEA, LBYR 5.25.21; DELILAH GREEN DOESN’T CARE, Berkley 2022 | she/her | 💖💙💜
94 MSWL

Hello #AmQuerying writers! I’ll be closed to unsolicited queries 2/10-3/10. Meanwhile, here are my top #MSWL

✨Any rom from BIPOC creators
✨Queer & QBIPOC f/f & f/nb rom
✨Queer witchy rom com
✨Queer romantic fantasy
✨Queer domestic thrillers

I’m noticing a theme here 🏳️‍🌈📚

samantha s. fabien⚜️
@samanthashnh
Literary Agent
✞ 🇭🇹 Literary Agent @RootLiterary . Pan🌈. I’m the ultimate hype woman™️ for great people & great books— she/her✨📚🌗
33 MSWL
1 AskAgent

Hi all, back again with a #MSWL update.

I'd LOVE to get my YA romance list to match my adult romance list. @camilliemill and @chloe_liese have spoiled me rotten with inclusive, swoony romances.

For YA romance, I want all of the BIPOC rep, disability rep, and LGBTQIA+ rep 😍🤗

Kim Lionetti
@BookEndsKim
Literary Agent
Literary agent of adult and young adult fiction, looking for #ownvoices . Autism mom. British period drama addict. Gosling aficionado. Penn State alum.
59 MSWL
66 AskAgent
25 Tips

I loved everything about Sylvie's Love on @PrimeVideo: the 50s Harlem setting, the music scene, the love story. It's made me eager to find more historical romance/women's fiction featuring BIPOC characters. #MSWL

Feather Flores 🌸
@featherfully
Editorial Assistant
editing, acquiring, & making trouble @ChronicleKids • art by @anushnush • she/ her 🌈✨
10 MSWL

Feather Flores 🌸 @featherfully

PLEASE read this thread. Every publishing professional I know *needs* to read this thread. 👇🏼 twitter.com/laviecestmoi/s…

Also, if you are a BIPOC creator and you see yourself & your stories in this thread (heck, I know I do): I WANT THEM. I will always want them. And I will fight for them. #MSWL

Stephanie Stein
@stephlystein
Editor
Senior Editor @HarperChildrens & @HarperTeen . 47% caffeine by volume. She/her. 🎮🏒📚🌈
194 MSWL
34 AskAgent

Officially wrapped on 2020 submissions! Agents, here's my #mswl for this year.

Before I start: I will always be looking to foreground queer and BIPOC voices, and on the hunt for killer hooks I can't even finish pitching without someone mashing the preorder button.

Let's go!

Kiki
@kianangu
Literary Agent
YA/Adult Fiction Agent at DMLA. Hobbit degenerate. She/her. I smile a lot/make inappropriate jokes 🌈🦄💜 DATING INDIA, on Liz Alper’s grid.
136 MSWL
25 AskAgent
19 Tips

Or 40 YR Old Virgin but, you guessed it, Black, BIPOC, and queer!!!!! #mswl 21 Jump Street but??? Black, BIPOC, queer?!?!!!??!?!? !WHERE IS THAT?>!>":?<REQW?KRMSD>LGJDSR:U

Kiki
@kianangu
Literary Agent
YA/Adult Fiction Agent at DMLA. Hobbit degenerate. She/her. I smile a lot/make inappropriate jokes 🌈🦄💜 DATING INDIA, on Liz Alper’s grid.
136 MSWL
25 AskAgent
19 Tips

Where is the Adult Women's Fiction that transforms The Hangover or Bridesmaids into something very black or BIPOC and very queer? #mswl Fuck, give me A Devil Wears Prada that's but with anything but the corporate world. Black, BIPOC, queer only.

Tasneem Motala
@seraphecda
Literary Agent
assistant agent at the rights factory and founder of @krosmagazine
2 MSWL