John Cusick
@johnmcusick
Literary Agent
Literary Agent and SVP with Folio Literary Management / Folio Jr. Author of the DIMENSION WHY series. He / him. Temporarily closed to queries as of 07/01/2022.
75 MSWL
4 AskAgent
7 Tips

#MSWL time: Looking for some unforgettable contemporary YA characters. Gimme some human beings I'll never forget.

Stacey Donaghy
@DonaghyLiterary
Literary Agent
Literary Agent and Founder at Donaghy Literary Group. Be sure to review my #MSWL . Looking forward to reading your query.
23 MSWL
52 AskAgent
96 Tips

#MSWL would love to see more contemporary romance with varying heat levels, also YA that makes me swoon or breaks heart.

Mackenzie Brady Watson
@MackenzieCBrady
Literary Agent
Literary agent @skagency . Founding Board Member of @getinkluded . Tell me a story.
11 MSWL

On this #MSWL Monday I'm hunting for contemporary YA with big heart. Think More Happy Than Not or The Spectacular Now...

Nancy Yost Literary Agency
@nyliterary
Literary Agency
NYLiterary is a midsized literary agency that is based out of New York City. The agency represents a wide variety of writers of commercial fiction.
1 MSWL
1 Tips
Sarah E. Younger
@seyitsme
Literary Agent
A Southern Girl living in the Big Apple. Senior Agent at the Nancy Yost Literary Agency. Words I live by Psalm 19:14. Oh and I'm an Awesome Aunty.
17 MSWL
11 Tips

Can some one PLEASE WRITE ME A CONTEMPORARY COWBOY/WESTERN ROMANCE? I'll even provided the 1st song on the playlist. https://t.co/bHSDUTfBtn

Patricia Nelson
@patricianels
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at Marsal Lyon Literary Agency, representing YA & MG fiction (all genres), women's fiction & romance. She/her.
70 MSWL
2 Queries
94 Tips
Carly Watters
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP & Senior Lit Agent @PSLiterary MA in Publishing Studies @CityUniLondon Co-host of @TSNOTYAW VP of Professional Assoc. of Canadian Literary Agents
153 MSWL
229 AskAgent
334 Tips
Jessica Alvarez
@AgentJessicaA
Literary Agent
Senior literary agent and Foreign Rights Manager, @BookEndsLit . Former editor. Looking for adult fiction and nonfiction. She/her
48 MSWL
135 AskAgent
10 Tips
P.S. Literary Agency
@PSLiterary
Literary Agency
Representing a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators.
2641 MSWL
71 AskAgent
3 Queries
179 Tips

"A diverse, contemporary YA novel about strong guy friendships. Think Poe and Finn. <3" @ericsmithrocks #MSWL bit.ly/1dbOPj8

Erik Hane
@erikhane
Literary Agent
Founder and Agent, @HeadwaterLit @printrunpodcast with @lzats tennis writing at thedrawtennis.com he/him
65 MSWL
24 AskAgent
9 Queries
15 Tips

SEC football. US politics. National identity. You a culture critic/contemporary essayist who sees the links? Please, please query me. #mswl

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 mean by that is not straight historical fiction, however. Plenty of SFF and contemporary novels have use in the classroom #MSWL

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

Whether set in US or elsewhere, we'd love to see more Muslim characters from all walks of life, historical and contemporary #MSWL

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
98 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 📚 she/her
20 MSWL
32 Tips
Alex Arnold
@alexyarnold
Editor
Senior Editor of fiction & nonfiction for small kids, big kids, & teens @quirkbooks . Former child who hasn't forgotten a thing.
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 + advisor @psliterary
195 MSWL
329 AskAgent
330 Queries
107 Tips
Mandy Hubbard
@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