Hattie
@hatteatime
Literary Agent
Literary Agent. She/her. RNA Agent of the Year. Bookseller Rising Star 2020 🌟 Great job, great hair. 'A very precocious twelve year old'. Views my own.
33 MSWL

In crime fiction I'm still on the hunt for a great new regional British crime series. I love atmospheric, character driven, rich crime stories like Tana French. I love modern twists on classic detective fiction. I like locked room mysteries and cosy crime villages.

Happy Holl-Zabé-s
@ZREllor
Literary Agent
MAY THE BEST MAN WIN (Roaring Brook, May 18th 2021) | SILK FIRE (Rebellion, July 2022) | associate agent @JDLitAgency | rep @RedPenKaitlyn | any pronoun
218 MSWL
3 AskAgent
29 Tips
Becca Podos
@RebeccaPodos
Literary Agent
Reps YA/Romance/WF/SFF for the Rees Literary Agency. Author, occasionally. FOOLS IN LOVE (‘21) and FROM DUST, A FLAME (‘22) next. She/they. Rep @ericsmithrocks
93 MSWL

#MSWL A story about a young, intrepid girl detective who *isn’t* killed off to spotlight her less competent male counterparts, whose story nobody asked for anyways 😒

Lina Langlee
@LinaLanglee
Literary Agent
Literary agent with @northlitagency . Graceless in the face of free food. Often forgets what goes on in DMs.
15 MSWL
28 AskAgent

So, what I want is:
- A strong voice and clear concept that grabs you immediately
- Straightforward language
- Age appropriate story

If this is you and you are writing funny, magical, adventure or detective MG stories pleeease send in!
katenashlit.co.uk/submissions/

#querytip #mswl

Mari Kesselring
@marikesselring
Editor
Managing Editor of @fluxbooks and @jollyfishpress , author, book lover, and YA enthusiast! Tweets are my own.
20 MSWL
Replying to @marikesselring

I want a middle-grade female protagonist, who has some type of unusual or interesting hobby. A junior DJ? A dirt bike racer? A detective? A pet psychic?!? #MSWL

Ronald Gerber
@RGerberAgent
Literary Agent
Literary agent & rights manager at Lowenstein Associates. Kew Gardens resident. Full-time Bruce Springsteen fan. Opinions are my own.
19 MSWL
3 Tips

Knives Out was one of my favs this past year, and I would love to see more books like that: murder mystery/detective stories or really any classic subgenre with a contemporary, socially conscious twist. #MSWL

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, she, witch.
110 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips
Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, she, witch.
110 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

Detective stories with intriguing protagonists, a multi-layered community, and vivid settings like BLUEBIRD BLUEBIRD or SHETLAND. #MSWL

Liz Kossnar
@liz_adventures
Editor
Senior editor at LBYR. Lover of music, wine, and the obscure. Quips and opinions my own.
51 MSWL

i'm probably late on this bandwagon, but if i could get a #MG with some detective whodunnit like #KnivesOut i'd love to work on one*!!! #MSWL

*phony southern accent not required

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, she, witch.
110 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips
Liza Dawson Assoc.
@LizaDawsonAssoc
Literary Agency
Liza Dawson Associates is a full-service literary agency based in NYC.
12 MSWL
2 Tips

Let's start off this Monday with a #MSWL! Liza is craving a novel set in India; whether it be a sweeping romance, a brutal crime saga, a funny detective story, or an armchair traveller's journey.

Amber Caraveo 😻✨
@AmberCaraveo
Literary Agent
Co-founder of the Skylark Literary agency: @SkylarkLit . Loves sunny days, American TV, myths & mysteries, children's books, YA books, all books!
10 MSWL
64 AskAgent
Replying to @SCBWI_BI

#A6 I’d love to find an exciting MG mystery/detective story, especially if it’s funny too! I’m also always on the lookout for great YA with an unreliable narrator or an intense and overwhelming love story. #SCBWIchat #mswl

Alyssa Jennette is closed to queries!
@AlyssaJennette
Literary Agent
I ask a lot of questions. Painfully earnest. Art school grad (MICA '10). Lawful Good. Literary #Agentry at @StonesongNYC . Silence is not peace.
190 MSWL
165 Queries
5 Tips
Happy Holl-Zabé-s
@ZREllor
Literary Agent
MAY THE BEST MAN WIN (Roaring Brook, May 18th 2021) | SILK FIRE (Rebellion, July 2022) | associate agent @JDLitAgency | rep @RedPenKaitlyn | any pronoun
218 MSWL
3 AskAgent
29 Tips
Ronald Gerber
@RGerberAgent
Literary Agent
Literary agent & rights manager at Lowenstein Associates. Kew Gardens resident. Full-time Bruce Springsteen fan. Opinions are my own.
19 MSWL
3 Tips

Hey all #amquerying writers: I am now open to submissions! Check out my page for querying instructions and the genres I'm seeking. No pitches on Twitter, please. lowensteinassociates.com/ronald-gerber/

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I 💙 Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses ‘ya'll.’ Proud Atlantan.
156 MSWL
1 AskAgent
11 Queries
29 Tips

#MSWL someone write me a paranormal legal thriller, with a series in mind, with a hotshot young attorney who gets help from the ghost of former detective who can’t let his work go even in death (or something along those lines).

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, she, witch.
110 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

Intriguing female sleuth with Sherlock tendencies in a modern world. More mystery than thriller. #MSWL

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I 💙 Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses ‘ya'll.’ Proud Atlantan.
156 MSWL
1 AskAgent
11 Queries
29 Tips

#MSWL Inspy/Christian thriller like Cara Putnam’s HIDDEN JUSTICE series except with a religious yet ultra strong, savvy & compassionate lead female detective. This MSWL inspired by Dateline Secrets Uncovered Good & Evil episode’s real-life Detectice Trapp. She’s the lead I want.

Mary C. Moore
@Mary_C_Moore
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @K_C_Associates , occasional author, literary nerd, SFF geek, she, witch.
110 MSWL
42 AskAgent
222 Tips

Would love a detective series set in Northern California, quirky hippie-farmer small towns, marijuana fields, fire season, Pomo country, wineries, coastal redwoods. #MSWL