Fairy Tale

Lauren is open to queries! @laurenspieller · Feb 28

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 @ThaoLe8 · Jan 30

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

Ashley Hearn @AshleyHearn · Jan 30

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

maria vicente @msmariavicente · Jan 3

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.


Kelly O'Connor Lonesome @kellyoc5 · Jan 2

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 O'Connor Lonesome @kellyoc5 · Jan 2

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 · 25 Oct 2019

Hey, exciting news! My #mswl page is officially up and running (and perhaps unnecessarily detailed), so hit me with your best shot, query people :)

Chelsea Eberly ~closed to queries until 1/6~ @chelseberly · 24 Sep 2019

I love a fractured fairy tale! But please surprise me with something new. And while talking about fairy tales and myths, I'd love a MG fantasy with the cultural specificity and the fresh contemporary voice of Sayantani DasGupta's THE SERPENT'S SECRET. #MSWL

Princess Leah of Alderaan @LeahSpann · 24 Sep 2019

The next Uprooted. Folklore/fairytale/mythical roots with original characters and plots. #MSWL

Melissa Ann Singer @maseditor · 24 Sep 2019

I've read a lot of fairy tales and folk tales from a range of traditions. Fantasy novels that mine those veins have great appeal to me.

Samantha Wekstein @SWekstein · 24 Sep 2019

Similarly, stories that feel like fairytales or folklore, but are completely brand new. #MSWL

Samantha Wekstein @SWekstein · 24 Sep 2019

#MSWL Still on the lookout for inventive fairytale or folklore retellings--especially stories that haven't been done often.

Erica Bauman (Closed to Queries) @Erica_Bauman · 24 Sep 2019

Forever and always, more retellings of lesser known mythology, fairy tales, and classical lit. Especially if it blends with an unexpected genre. #MSWL

Princess Leah of Alderaan @LeahSpann · 16 Aug 2019

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:


Britt Siess @BrittSiess · 9 Jul 2019

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