Tu Books
@tubooks
Publisher
Tu Books, an imprint of @LEEandLOW , publishes diverse middle grade and YA books set at the point where imagination and real life collide.
81 MSWL
1 Tips

What I'd really love to see (#MSWL): YA from African American authors that looks at that reading list and finds contemporary inspiration.

Julia Churchill
@JuliaChurchill
Literary Agent
Agent for children’s books at A.M. Heath & Co.
1 MSWL
97 AskAgent
Emily S. Keyes 😷
@esc_key
Literary Agent
Founder of the Keyes Agency, LLC. Bookish. Short. Invisible Disability. Brooklyn, NY. She/her
89 MSWL
1 AskAgent
36 Tips
Lucy Carson
@LucyACarson
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at The Friedrich Agency, New Yorker, Anglophile, dog AND cat person, theater nerd, @girlswritenow mentor πŸ“š she/her
18 MSWL
31 Tips
Alex Arnold
@alexyarnold
Editor
Senior Editor of YA, MG, & picture books @quirkbooks
46 MSWL

#MSWL a YA--historical or contemp--with a setting that's a character in its own right & a twist of something darkly magical/darkly strange

Maria Vicente
@agentvicente
Literary Agent
Senior Literary Agent at @PSLiterary helping make book dreams come true from The Maritimes. πŸ“šπŸŒŠπŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆπŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ
178 MSWL
329 AskAgent
330 Queries
107 Tips
Mandy Hubbard (she/her)
@MandyHubbard
Literary Agent
Author of eleven novels. Founder of Emerald City Literary. Follow me for book talk… stay for pictures of my cows.
67 MSWL
28 AskAgent
1 Tips

For Contemporary Romance: both blue collar, rugged guys, and billionaire alpha heroes. Think high heat, not sweet. #MSWL

Maria Vicente
@agentvicente
Literary Agent
Senior Literary Agent at @PSLiterary helping make book dreams come true from The Maritimes. πŸ“šπŸŒŠπŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆπŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ
178 MSWL
329 AskAgent
330 Queries
107 Tips

Maria, Maria 🎢 @msmariavicente

I'm still looking for a m/m or f/f Contemporary YA novel. #MSWL
Replying to @msmariavicente

I basically want to find my own version of Klaine (because I have absolutely no control over what I fangirl). #MSWL https://t.co/OUGi4JVtqz

Maria Vicente
@agentvicente
Literary Agent
Senior Literary Agent at @PSLiterary helping make book dreams come true from The Maritimes. πŸ“šπŸŒŠπŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆπŸ€·πŸ»β€β™€οΈ
178 MSWL
329 AskAgent
330 Queries
107 Tips
Erica Bauman
@Erica_Bauman
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @AevitasCreative , writer, cat lady, musical theater superfan, TV watcher, donut obsessed, she/her. All views are my own.
148 MSWL
17 Tips

#MSWL Would love #YA #SFF or #CON retellings of classic lit, that put a new angle on old favorites.

Jessica Watterson
@JessWatterson
Literary Agent
Literary Agent. QueryMe.Online/1101
55 MSWL
11 Queries
14 Tips

#MSWL I still want some cowboys in my inbox! Historical or contemporary, as long as they're swoony and there's romance, send it!

Caitie Flum
@caitief
Literary Agent
Associate agent at Liza Dawson Associates. Thoughts are my own. Huge nerd, musical theater lover
79 MSWL
49 AskAgent
62 Queries
27 Tips

LGBTQIA contemporary romance for adult and YA. LGBTQIA characters in all genres. #mswl

Bridget Smith
@bredalot
Literary Agent
aka Breda. Literary agent at JABberwocky. Co-host of @ShipAndHandling publishing podcast. Plays with swords in free time. Way too long-winded for Twitte
71 MSWL
21 Tips

I've said this before, but I'd love a contemporary YA update of Louisa May Alcott's AN OLD-FASHIONED GIRL, full of humor & heart.. #mswl

Marisa DiNovis
@dinovisms
Editor
Editor @knopfbfyr . Bookworm. Tar Heel. PW Star Watch honoree. Probably tending to my sourdough starter. she/her 🌈
63 MSWL

#MSWL diverse (cultural/religious/sexuality/or other) contemporary, realistic YA graphic novel or graphic novel/novel hybrid a la Princess X

Caitie Flum
@caitief
Literary Agent
Associate agent at Liza Dawson Associates. Thoughts are my own. Huge nerd, musical theater lover
79 MSWL
49 AskAgent
62 Queries
27 Tips

Contemporary romance with funny and career-oriented women, especially if she has a cool career! #mswl

Penny Moore
@literarypenny
Literary Agent
Senior Agent at @AevitasCreative .πŸ‡°πŸ‡·ν˜Όν˜ˆ. Cat Mom. Opinions are my own. Here’s a resource if you need it: literaryagentsofcolor.com
117 MSWL
80 Tips

I know I say this almost every #mswl party, but I want a contemporary YA with an engaging voice that tugs at my heartstrings a la Jenny Han!

beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
she/her. mg & ya literary agent. founder of 501c3 NPO @_DiverseVoices (#DVpit/#DVart, DVcon & more). submissions: bethphelan.com/submissions
118 MSWL
125 AskAgent
27 Tips

Contemporary romance set around a craft brewery, preferably owned by women. #mswl

beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
she/her. mg & ya literary agent. founder of 501c3 NPO @_DiverseVoices (#DVpit/#DVart, DVcon & more). submissions: bethphelan.com/submissions
118 MSWL
125 AskAgent
27 Tips

Diverse romance -- I lean toward smart, sexy, high-heat, high-stakes contemporary. #mswl

Caitie Flum
@caitief
Literary Agent
Associate agent at Liza Dawson Associates. Thoughts are my own. Huge nerd, musical theater lover
79 MSWL
49 AskAgent
62 Queries
27 Tips

In MG I would love a contemporary multicultural mystery - a group of friends solving a case together! #mswl

beth phelan
@beth_phelan
Literary Agent
she/her. mg & ya literary agent. founder of 501c3 NPO @_DiverseVoices (#DVpit/#DVart, DVcon & more). submissions: bethphelan.com/submissions
118 MSWL
125 AskAgent
27 Tips

Would love a bright, funny, contemporary YA or MG (that still makes you cry) with a Muslim lead and author. #mswl