Fairy Tale

Leah Spann @LeahSpann · Aug 16

Happy Friday, all! Excited to say that my editorial #MSWL page went live today! I'm only open to agented submissions, but if you want to know what kind of books I'm interested in seeing, give it a look:

manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/leah…

Britt Siess @BrittSiess · Jul 9

Just finished The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden. It was beyond wonderful! Where are all of my fairytale/legend retellings? I want Eastern European and East Asian myths and legends sooo bad! #MSWL

hella steph @captainsteph · Jun 5

ICYMI, my #mswl page is up! Check it out and then send me like gay unionized fantasy or something. (But actually...)
manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/step…

P.S. Literary Agency @PSLiterary · May 20

"Dark, feminist fairy tale retelling. Something like The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter for #YA (a novel though, not short stories)." @msmariavicente #MSWL mariavicente.com/representation/

Naomi Davis The Caffeinated @NaomisLitPix · Apr 22

I am opening to YA fantasy and contemporary queries! On my YA #MSWL: fantasies that are entirely new worlds,new fairytales. No generic regency-style fantasy worlds. Bring me new applications of/restrictions on new magic, uncommonly featured stars of the story, relevant parallels.

Linda Epstein @LindaEpstein · Apr 1

I'm looking for #middlegrade and #youngadult stories. I like realistic contemporary; magical realism; well done retellings of fairytales, folklore, legends; love stories; most anything feminist af. I don't like horror, thrillers, murder mysteries, or anything super scary. #MSWL

Ladderbird Agency @ladderbirdlit · Mar 27

So very obsessed with Helen Oyeyemi. GINGERBREAD is beautiful, but then I had to go read all her other books. She is a treasure. Anyone working on beautiful, literary, re-imagined fairy tales with a conscious? I'm looking... #mswl

Kerstin Wolf @Kerstin_Wolf · Feb 19

I feel a little bit in the mood for fairytales. I’d love to see some adult manuscripts in my inbox along the lines of The Hazel Wood! #mswl

Mara Delgado-Sanchez exige #WandaRenuncia 🇵🇷 @little_mswriter · Jan 18

I love myths, legends and fairytales. I’d love to see some retellings or adaptations. They can be contemporary, historical, fantasy, etc. #MSWL

P.S. Literary Agency @PSLiterary · 6 Nov 2018

"I’m still looking for a YA macabre fairy tale retelling. A story that combines luxurious fantasy and horror." @msmariavicente #MSWL bit.ly/2P9Z0aX

Weronika E. Janczuk @WeronikaJanczuk · 1 Oct 2018

I'm #MSWL-ing for re-tellings (#adult or #YA) of myths, folktales, or fairytales. Always. Bring it. More. Had the chance to look at #queries and pages for an @OpAwesome6 #passorpages, and had lots to say: bit.ly/2QisRya. I encourage you all to think through m'#querytip!

Weronika E. Janczuk @WeronikaJanczuk · 26 Sep 2018

What is an agent thinking about when s/he's reading your query and first 250? Check out @OpAwesome6's newest #PassOrPages excerpts, on retellings of myths, folktales, and fairy tales (which I love! send if you have!): bit.ly/2NJgfDh. #queries #querytip #query #YA #MSWL

Alex Arnold @alexyarnold · 13 Sep 2018

New takes on myths and fairy tales from non-western cultures #MSWL

Cherrita Lee @Cherrita_Lee · 13 Sep 2018

#MSWL Underrepresented minority and/or interracial romance, gene hacking, modernized Slavic heroic quest, characters with identities that span communities & their struggles, characters with East Asian, Slavic, and African heritage, & dark fairy tale retellings. MG, YA, Adult.