K.A. Doore @KA_DooreWrite like you're burying the racist & misogynistic old guard of SFF with every word.
Maggie Cooper @frecklywenchBig moves! 📚📖🤓 I'm excited to continue the work of helping writers build artistically satisfying & financially sustainable careers; bringing new stories to readers; and pushing for positive change in a world that needs our words & our work now more than ever! pic.twitter.com/Ufq2MC4IRS
While I have you here, it seems like the perfect time for a little #MSWL! First & forever: queer joy! BIPOC joy! joy for people with chronic illnesses! joy for disabled people! joy for people whose bodies we don't see on TV! 🌈
Agents, I am actively acquiring MG, YA, GN, and the occasional PB. Commercial-Literary. Immigrant, LBGTQIA+, BIPOC voices. Speculative fiction, horror, fantasy, contemporary. Big fan of underdogs, flawed characters, impossible situations. #mswl #ya #mg #pb #gn
Jackie Williams @jywilliams14#amquerying writers! Hi!
I’m officially open to submissions!
See submission guidelines on @knightagency page: knightagency.net/submissions/
Query me here —–> querymanager.com/query/Jackie_W…
Here are a few topics/ideas I’m interested in:
- Sci-fi/fantasy that spans generations like THREE-BODY PROBLEM, Dark, THE PASSAGE
- Geeky books that inspire nostalgia such as Stranger Things, READY PLAYER 1
- BIPOC leads
#MSWL pt. II
-literary fiction by BIPOC authors
-bookclub fiction about friendships, tangled family relationships, grief
-mysteries with a female protagonist
Summer #MSWL refresh:
-still looking for great contemporary (or historical) YA thrillers & mysteries!
-would love to find a YA historical set in Asia, Africa, or South America
-smart, upmarket contemporary rom-coms by BIPOC authors
First Lady Kim Kardashian-West @JackHarbonThe world needs more queer gothic horror-romances about decade-long family secrets and forbidden love and murder, lies, and passion.
Nightfire Books @TorNightfireWe are actively looking for submissions from BIPOC authors. As a reminder, we are going to open for one week to un-agented subs starting July 15th. *Please note this will specifically be for BIPOC folks only.* We will share the link to submit on July 15.
Also, I am still doing AMA Twitter chats, for any BIPOC authors who write horror and are thinking of submitting. #MSWL
As a Southern person, working at a Southern publisher, I'd love to find Southern stories—in everything from contemporary to genre fiction! Particularly BIPOC and/or queer southern stories! #MSWL