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

“I love picture books about family traditions/cultural traditions, especially when there is food, cooking, baking, or recipes involved.” @adriamgoetz #MSWL psliterary.com/submissions/

Feather Flores
@featherfully
Editor
editor & maker of good trouble at Atheneum (@SimonKids / @SimonTeen ) • @diversebooks alum • #LatinxinPub • still workin’ on it 🌱🌈✨ art by @cisforfrenchfry
38 MSWL

- History & historical fiction that centers marginalized perspectives!
- Charming, Agatha Christie-esque mysteries!
- Stories exploring the impact of immigration!
- Friendship stories! Whimsical romps! Fun & fast-paced adventures!
- FOOD! Forever & always food!

And of course…

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

Vibe: an obscene amount of food porn, in a way that almost spoils the plot but not quite?

Natascha Morris
@SoCalledYALife
Literary Agent
Senior Lit Agent at Tobias Literary Agency, kidlit all the way. QueryManager: QueryManager.com/natascha bookshop.org/lists/teamnat
906 MSWL
31 AskAgent
194 Queries
46 Tips

This one could be because I want tacos, but give me food #MSWL. Either a magic system based on food, or a enemies to lovers about rival taco trucks. Heck it doesn't even have to be about tacos. (I just want to eat this taco image).

Jessica Faust
@BookEndsJessica
Literary Agent
President & founder of BookEnds Literary Agency, author advocate, optimist, & professional pain in the ass. Runs on coffee, wine, & kettlebells. She/Her
396 MSWL
574 AskAgent
191 Tips

I want to be introduced to new worlds and want more books set outside the US. I'm from MN and always want more books set there. Food is a big thing for me. Give me rich, detailed & mouth-watering descriptions of food #MSWL

Anna Lazowski
@anna_lazowski
Editor
Author, Radio Producer, Editor 🇨🇦 T. REXES CAN'T TIE THEIR SHOES (Random House Kids) DARK CLOUD (Kids Can Press 2023) Rep: @inthesestones
2 MSWL
The Tobias Literary Agency
@TheTobiasAgency
Literary Agency
A full-service literary agency representing authors of fiction and nonfiction.
25 MSWL
16 Tips

Any Romance that is set in Italy, France, Greece, Croatia or Scotland. Can there be food involved and a ramshackle whiskey distillery, old vineyard or run-down brewery? #MSWL

University Press of Colorado Consortium
@UPColorado
Publisher
Publisher of books from four amazing imprints: UPC, USUP, UWyoP, UAP
5 MSWL

Happy #UPColorado Thursday!

A little #mswl: I'm (@AllegraMartsch) looking 4 scholars researching food co-ops + community gardening among marginalized ppls as a method of #envirojustice. Would ❤️ an interdisciplinary lens. If you know someone working in this area let me know!

Saritza Hernandez
@LitAgentSaritza
Literary Agent
📚 Literary Agent @AndreaBrownLit , 👩🏽‍💻#UCLAAnnex educator, ☕️@aalitagents member #autismparent 🧩 #lgbtparent #queeraf 💖💙💜 she/her/ella 🇵🇷#SarysPosse
132 MSWL
12 AskAgent
39 Queries
98 Tips

Narrative nonfiction (all categories):
- Geek culture
- Food & Wine books; or tie food & wine to travel
- Science (especially if it's space-driven or about tech advancements)
- History (especially those by and about underrepresented voices in US History) (6/6) #mswl

Erin Clyburn
@erin_clyburn
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @HowlandLit // Copy Editor @foodandwine // Southerner // hiking & horror movies // she/her
170 MSWL
6 AskAgent
20 Tips

Food books! All ages! Fiction or non! I've been working for Food & Wine mag for 6 years; I have a massive collection of weird old cookbooks; I am obsessed with culinary history & postwar cookery from an anthropological perspective, & I want to work on your food books.

Erin Clyburn
@erin_clyburn
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @HowlandLit // Copy Editor @foodandwine // Southerner // hiking & horror movies // she/her
170 MSWL
6 AskAgent
20 Tips

Adult: Narrative nonfiction/memoir about food, Southern culture, adventure, extreme sports, journeys, science/medicine, from perspectives we have not seen before/enough of & whose narratives tackle bigger-picture subjects alongside personal narratives.

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

“Indigenous food writers! I want to hear from you! We need more books in this space.” @carlywatters #MSWL psliterary.com/submissions/

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
Lynn Jones Johnston
@lynnjohnstonlit
Literary Agent
#LiteraryAgent repping journalists, teachers, healers, thought leaders, fire breathers & all-around good people. Board @aalitagents . She/Her
26 MSWL
118 Tips
Wendy Wong
@wendyplacething
Editor
She/her. Associate editor at Ballantine. Food + books + insomnia = my life in a nutshell.
4 MSWL

My wishlist in a nutshell: diaspora, liminal spaces, counterintuitive, memoir w/ reportage, food, social horror, mythology, light speculative, NYC stories, historical, contemporary, multigenerational. And always, always prioritizing intersectional work from marginalized writers.

Erica Bauman
@Erica_Bauman
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @AevitasCreative , writer, cat lady, musical theater superfan, TV watcher, donut obsessed, she/her. All views are my own.
148 MSWL
17 Tips

#MSWL CONT:
-stories that play with form & storytelling
-quiet magic/strangeness
-retelling genre mashups (eg. The Girls at the Kingfisher Club, Warm Bodies, Hadestown)
-stories where food plays a major role
-all the feels (take me on an emotional rollercoaster)

Jill Saginario
@jill_saginario
Editor
Acquisitions Editor, Sasquatch Books. Seeking cookbook, lifestyle, self help, and other nonfiction book proposals (DM for contact details)
3 MSWL

As an acquiring editor and a huge food nerd, I’m looking for cookbook proposals from authors with an established platform! #mswl Recipe writers/testers or literary agents with lifestyle/nonfiction authors, take note 🤞🏼

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

MG nonfiction that uses humor and playful formats to bring readers to both evergreen & rapidly evolving topics; in particular, I'd love to learn about civics, media literacy, mental health, body positivity, and food in fresh ways

Isabel Kaufman
@isabeljka
Literary Agent
literary agent @foxliterary , lighting lanterns at the crossroads of literary and speculative fiction. goose girl & katabasis enthusiast.
21 MSWL

indulgent little birthday #mswl:
🎁 horror, especially anything ft. cults, cannibalism, bloodthirsty girls
🎁 deadly-decadent-court intrigue sff
🎁 decolonial, perceptive travel/food writing
🎁 literary voices exploring the seam of glamour & repulsion
🎁 i will read Any Bluebeard

James McGowan
@jmcgowanbks
Literary Agent
Literary agent, author, sitcom enthusiast, professional snacker... @bookendslit (he/him)
115 MSWL
18 AskAgent
7 Tips

This year, I'm focusing on growing my #nonfiction list. I'd love to work on popular science, social science, and food books. Voicey writing. Think Mary Roach, Adam Grant. Climate, space, the ocean, biology. Mental health, personality science. Cookbooks! Chemistry of cooking #MSWL