Gianna Lakenauth
@GLakenauth
Editorial Assistant
EA at Knopf BFYR. Tea, books, aspirational cat owner. She/her. Opinions are my own.
5 MSWL
Thao Le
@AgentThao
Literary Agent
Literary Agent: PB, MG, YA, Graphic Novels, Sci-Fi/Fantasy & select Rom. Icon by @porkironandwine Query: QueryMe.Online/thaole (no email/dm submissions)
268 MSWL
15 AskAgent
22 Tips

Current mood: MAJOR Halloween vibes.👻🎃🪦 I want all things spooky, eerie, haunted. My favorite type of read at the moment is Emily Carroll's fairytale-esque horror graphic novels and Mexican Gothic. I devoured Netflix's Haunting of Hill House and can't wait for the next. #mswl

Cassie Mannes Murray
@cassmannes
Literary Agent
southerner, literary agent @howlandlit , designs @ecotonemagazine & writer: @the_rumpus @passagesnorth @hobartpulp @fuguejournal + (writing a book @uncw MFA)
6 MSWL

christina orlando @cxorlando

okay, you’ve got a book deal to retell a story that ISNT king arthur, robin hood, shakespeare anything, or jane austen anything. what story are you writing?

This is my favorite prompt. If you’re writing a retelling that is queer, unexpected, just plain ol’ weird, or using an obscure fairytale from literally any culture but especially non-western, I totally want it in my inbox. #MSWL

Submissions(@)howlandliterary(.)com

Thao Le
@AgentThao
Literary Agent
Literary Agent: PB, MG, YA, Graphic Novels, Sci-Fi/Fantasy & select Rom. Icon by @porkironandwine Query: QueryMe.Online/thaole (no email/dm submissions)
268 MSWL
15 AskAgent
22 Tips

I would want to rep the picture books by Ko Moon-young in the kdrama It's Okay To Not Be Okay. I love her dark and emotional fairytales 🖤🖤🖤 #mswl

🧼 Lauren Spieller 🖐
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Twitter Valkyrie | Associate Lit Agent @TriadaUS | Author of YOUR DESTINATION IS ON THE LEFT + SHE'S THE WORST. I love dogs like it's my job.
500 MSWL
51 AskAgent
2 Queries
78 Tips

I'd love to see more upmarket/literary fantasy in my inbox, a la TEN THOUSAND DOORS, UPROOTED, A DARKER SHADE. I'm particularly drawn to books that play with fairytales and folklore, but I'm looking for anything that draws me in w/ great characters and excellent writing. #mswl

Kenzi Melody ✨💜✨🌙
@Kenzi_Melody
Literary Agent
Aspiring author, Agent @ C.Y.L.E, owner at @WriteStage . Lover of fashion and perfectly brewed tea. If it’s not Aesthetic™️, I’m not doing it. #writingcommunity
10 MSWL

1.) MAGIC REALISM. Give me contemporary stories with magic or historical tales with a mythological/fairy tale emphasis! I’m especially interested in diverse mythologies (or my old favorite, anything Celtic). #MSWL

Priyanka Krishnan
@mspriyanka
Editor
Senior Editor @orbitbooks . Formerly of @HarperVoyagerUS and @randomhouse . @MedillSchool alum.
17 MSWL

I am never going to stop loving fairytale-inspired stories like SPINNING SILVER. I want dark woods and woodsy magic, monsters that aren't what they seem, characters who take their destinies into their own hands, romance and danger, and a HEA #MSWL 3/

Priyanka Krishnan
@mspriyanka
Editor
Senior Editor @orbitbooks . Formerly of @HarperVoyagerUS and @randomhouse . @MedillSchool alum.
17 MSWL

I am never going to stop loving fairytale-inspired stories like SPINNING SILVER. I want dark woods and woodsy magic, monsters that aren't what they seem, characters who take their destinies into their own hands, romance and danger, and a HEA #MSWL

abolish the police
@captainsteph
Assistant Editor
if every pork chop were perfect, we wouldn’t have hot dogs. assistant editor @HarperChildrens . proud member of @hcpunion . podcast host @CharacterRev . she/her.
27 MSWL
11 AskAgent
Samantha Wekstein
@SWekstein
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TL_Agency . She/Her, ENFJ, dog lover. Illustrators I rep: wekstein-illustrators.weebly.com. Pitch to submissions@thompsonliterary.com
117 MSWL
124 Queries
77 Tips

Really in the mood for some dark fairytales #MSWL

Patricia Nelson
@patricianels
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at Marsal Lyon Literary Agency, representing YA & middle grade fiction (all genres), women's fiction & romance. I'm looking for a mind at work.
69 MSWL
2 Queries
94 Tips
🧼 Lauren Spieller 🖐
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Twitter Valkyrie | Associate Lit Agent @TriadaUS | Author of YOUR DESTINATION IS ON THE LEFT + SHE'S THE WORST. I love dogs like it's my job.
500 MSWL
51 AskAgent
2 Queries
78 Tips

I'd love to find a dark fairy tale retelling in the vein of UPROOTED that plays with form/timeline/expectations. Looking for MG/YA/Adult! #mswl

Thao Le
@AgentThao
Literary Agent
Literary Agent: PB, MG, YA, Graphic Novels, Sci-Fi/Fantasy & select Rom. Icon by @porkironandwine Query: QueryMe.Online/thaole (no email/dm submissions)
268 MSWL
15 AskAgent
22 Tips

I'm also a fan of soulmate, modern setting, magic/fairytale, and coffeeshop and flowershop AUs. #mswl

Ashley Hearn 🌖🌗🌘 Buy THE YEAR OF THE WITCHING!
@AshleyHearn
Editor
Author. Editor @PeachtreePub . Equal parts coffee, craft beer, and chaos. #OnWisconsin . ✨ Ig: _ashleyhearn. 📚 Rep: @alibelle . she/they 💜🖤
58 MSWL
7 AskAgent
Replying to @AshleyHearn

Folkloric fantasy and fairytales with lush world building and gorgeous prose like WINTERWOOD, SORCERY OF THORNS, and HOUSE OF SALT & SORROWS. #MSWL

Karyn Fischer
@KMRFischer
Literary Agent
Literary agent of YA and MG novels. Former indie bookseller. Wife & toddler mama. Identical twin. Lover of books, tea, wine, & pups.
3 MSWL
maria vicente
@msmariavicente
Literary Agent
senior literary agent at @psliterary • made of coffee, books, and magic • ✉️: maria@psliterary .com • she/her
159 MSWL
323 AskAgent
330 Queries
107 Tips

The query inbox at @PSLiterary opens on Monday, and I’m so excited to add new clients to my list in 2020.

Representation info and my updated #mswl is at the link below. Let me know if you have any questions.

mariavicente.com/representation

Kelly Lonesome
@kellyoc5
Editor
Senior Editor of nightmares at @TorNightfire / @TorBooks . Working hard on my Sea Witch Vibes. Fan of positive reinforcement and cheese. She/her.
11 MSWL

My favorite themes & tropes: monsters (werewolves, sirens, witches, vampires), hauntings, cults, fairytales, toxic relationships turned fatal, family dynamics, class & power imbalances, revenge, meta horror, body horror, psychological terror... #mswl

Kelly Lonesome
@kellyoc5
Editor
Senior Editor of nightmares at @TorNightfire / @TorBooks . Working hard on my Sea Witch Vibes. Fan of positive reinforcement and cheese. She/her.
11 MSWL

In the House in the Dark of the Woods (@LairdHunt), The Changeling (@victorlavalle), The Merry Spinster (@daniel_m_lavery): Creatively reinvented and nightmarish fairytales & folklore -- from all cultures please, not just Western! #mswl

Nora Long
@NoraLong10
Literary Agent
Junior agent at Writers House LLC. Giant nerd. Addicted to stories in all their myriad and glorious forms. [she/her]
6 MSWL
1 Tips

Hey, exciting news! My #mswl page is officially up and running (and perhaps unnecessarily detailed), so hit me with your best shot, query people :)
manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/nora…

Emily Seife
@e_seife
Editor
Senior Editor at Scholastic Press. Commentary on books, biking, bouldering, and my baby. Opinions are my own. She/her.
14 MSWL
1 Tips