Clara Chuiton ✨
@LiteraryClara
Literary Agent
literary associate at Oslwanger Literary // romance writer // mother to a cat // 💫 OPENING TO QUERIES 09/13 💫// pp by @makowwka
8 MSWL

ADULT ROMANCE (1/2)

🌹 Low-stakes, realistic contemporary romances

🌈 LGBTQ+ rep! Bi and lesbian women! Trans characters!

🏛️ Historical romances set in unusual settings

🌸 Diverse, funny, and voice-y rom-coms!!!

Kristin Ostby
@kristinostby
Literary Agent
Agent at Greenhouse Literary Agency. She/her/hers.
8 MSWL

I’m on a serious hunt for a funny, commercial middle-grade mystery series a la Stuart Gibbs. Sharp characters, a strong voice, and neat plotting, pretty please. #MSWL

LisaGreenEditor
@LisaGreenEdito2
Editor
Associate Editor for the Mystic Owl line & City Owl Press. Accepting submissions but check the requirements 1st: bit.ly/2SNuKt0 then query: bit.ly/LGEditor
60 MSWL
5 Tips

On my #MSWL: I like funny and dark at the same time. If you have a HOT PNR or UF with an HEA or HFN that twists a trope, send it. Bonus points if it's 75K or under. QueryManager.com/LisaGreenQueri…

Rebecca Eskildsen
@rleskildsen
Literary Agent
Writers House. Probably tweeting about my cat. She/her. I am now open to queries! Please see my website for my MSWL and guidelines.
12 MSWL

For that matter, I'd love a funny adult book with a protagonist who has the same corny energy and earnest passion as Miss Jenn. #MSWL

Julie Gwinn
@JulieGwinn
Literary Agent
Love all things books, diy, creating, sports, pets, outdoors. Wife, mom, book agent, southern transplant. she/her
19 MSWL
2 Tips

Love the Oceans franchise. #mswl a smart, funny heist series.
#WritingCommunity #amagenting

P.S. Literary Agency
@PSLiterary
Literary Agency
Representing a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators.
1938 MSWL
71 AskAgent
3 Queries
179 Tips

“Actively seeking fun / funny gift books, especially with a lifestyle twist to them. Open to a really wide range of topics on this one, so be creative!” @claire_m_harris #MSWL psliterary.com/submissions/

Cecilia (Cece) Lyra, Agent
@ceciliaclyra
Literary Agent
Storyteller & Storyseller 💚🍀🐍/ Associate Literary Agent @PSLiterary / Author of THE SUNSET SISTERS and THE FAITHFULS/ Feminist. Latinx. Immigrant. Reader.
75 MSWL
55 AskAgent
2 Tips

DIAL A FOR AUNTIES @thewritinghippo is my latest #MSWL obsession! It's the romcom I'd like to rep: dark AND funny; accessible AND intelligent. I also 💜 how it's the story of a dysfunctional family & a trad b-meets-g love story. Please query me if your work is a comp!

P.S. Literary Agency
@PSLiterary
Literary Agency
Representing a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators.
1938 MSWL
71 AskAgent
3 Queries
179 Tips

“Actively seeking fun / funny gift books, especially with a lifestyle twist to them. Open to a really wide range of topics on this one, so be creative!” @claire_m_harris #MSWL psliterary.com/submissions/

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of YOUR DESTINATION IS ON THE LEFT + SHE'S THE WORST. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her.
538 MSWL
67 AskAgent
2 Queries
89 Tips

I adore Adult Fantasy like THE ROOK and HENCH. Funny, trope twisting, smart, and that shows the mundane side of something fantastic and the fantastic side of something mundane. I’d love to see more of it in my inbox. #mswl

Erin Clyburn
@erin_clyburn
Literary Agent
Associate Literary Agent @JDLitAgency // Copy Editor @foodandwine // Southerner // hiking & horror movies // she/her
140 MSWL
6 AskAgent
19 Tips

7. Funny contemporary YA—I know I tend toward dark stuff, but I also adore comedy, & I would love some super-voicy YA that makes me laugh out loud. Rom-coms included. Ditto adult for fresh & funny book club/contemporary fiction.

Caitlin White
@caitforestell
Literary Agent
editor | associate agent @emeraldcitylit | formerly news @hellogiggles , books @bustle | BOS to YOW | big fan of shark movies and em dashes (she/her) 🫀
24 MSWL

27. UNDEAD GIRL GANG by @ms_lilyanderson

I LOVE this book. It’s funny, it’s witchy, it has teeth—and it’s also about friendship 💜 The vibes are just perfect.

(Ahem #MSWL for anything comped to this book for those reasons)

Finished 6/10

Shannon Snow
@ssnow_lit_agent
Literary Agent
Associate Literary Agent & Audio Subrights Mgr at CMA, Inc. Mom of adult kids, owned by 4 chihuahuas, follower of awesome TV, lover of books & their creators!
11 MSWL
1 Tips

#mswl I’m really wanting to find a great YA where one of the MCs is transgender. If it’s cute or funny or lighthearted, all the better. Although it can also have its serious parts too. #WritingCommnunity #amwriting #amquerying #amediting

P.S. Literary Agency
@PSLiterary
Literary Agency
Representing a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators.
1938 MSWL
71 AskAgent
3 Queries
179 Tips

“Actively seeking fun / funny gift books, especially with a lifestyle twist to them. Open to a really wide range of topics on this one, so be creative!” @claire_m_harris #MSWL psliterary.com/submissions/

C.H. Armstrong (Cathie)
@C_H_Armstrong
Literary Agent
Lit agent at @TPurcellAgency (thepurcellagency.com) rep’ing #YA #A #Rom & #Suspense . Amazon Bestselling Author of ROAM. Header courtesy of @kwrites4
19 MSWL
2 Tips

#MSWL #A #WomFic: In this genre, I need to you tomake me gasp, cry, or LOL in your opening pages. MAKE me want to turn the page. Make me impatient for your full submission. I love sibling relationships, family secrets, and quirky characters w/funny or serious storylines.

Joanna Moult
@JoannaMoult
Literary Agent
Co-founder of Skylark Literary, a specialist children's & YA literary agency & creative consultancy. Trying not to drink too much tea. (She/her)
7 MSWL
40 AskAgent
Catherine Laudone
@CatherineLaud
Editor
Associate Editor at Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers and freelance editor on the side. Author rep’d by @DorianMaffei . Lover of all things chocolate.
55 MSWL

#MSWL: Agents, I’d love to find a picture book that is both charming and funny. So many sad submissions in my inbox lately that I’m in need of a good laugh. #PictureBooks

rebecca kuss
@reebsthereader
Editor
senior editor @ rick riordan presents+disney hyperion. 🇰🇷✡️. she/her.
37 MSWL
7 AskAgent

for RRP MG, i want snarky, funny, action-adventure 📚 featuring young BIPOC & deeply rooted in ✨mythology & magic ✨

here too i'd love to see even more intersectional protagonists & stories that subvert the typical RRP formula, like the upcoming SERWA BOATENG! (4/6)

#mswl

Andrew Nurnberg Associates
@nurnberg_agency
Literary Agency
International literary agency with a distinguished list of fiction, non-fiction, and children’s authors, specialising in foreign rights. Linktree bit.ly/3wlWswc
5 MSWL
Linda Epstein
@LindaEpstein
Literary Agent
Senior Agent @EmeraldCityLit Writer (Repairing the World, Aladdin/S&S, Summer 2022) lindaepsteinauthor.com New School MFA alum Repped by @renarossner she/her
167 MSWL
81 AskAgent
63 Queries
52 Tips
Replying to @LaurenGraceBFYR

I like funny but I like substance. There needs to be a big hook and layers, multiple ways in to what makes it something that will stand out in an overcrowded picture book market. #picturebooks #MSWL

Linda Epstein
@LindaEpstein
Literary Agent
Senior Agent @EmeraldCityLit Writer (Repairing the World, Aladdin/S&S, Summer 2022) lindaepsteinauthor.com New School MFA alum Repped by @renarossner she/her
167 MSWL
81 AskAgent
63 Queries
52 Tips

I would jump through hoops for submissions by Jewish #BIPOC authors, for picture books, chapter books, middle grade and YA. I'd love joyful stories, romances, fantasies, quirky and funny, and... whatcha got? #MSWL #writingcommunity