Ashley Herring Blake🌈
@ashleyhblake
Literary Agent
Agent w/ Rees Literary | Author of books | Up next: HAZEL BLY & THE DEEP BLUE SEA, LBYR 5.25.21; DELILAH GREEN DOESN’T CARE, Berkley 2022 | she/her | 💖💙💜
97 MSWL

I’m just saying that I just added “Adult Gothic Romance” to my genres list in Query Manager and I would like some. Make it queer. 🌈🥀 #MSWL

Sam B. Farkas
@SamBFarkas
Literary Agent
Foreign Rights & Agent at Jill Grinberg Literary. History dork. Gritty fanatic. Licorice connoisseur. She/her. Writer rep’d by @patricianels
17 MSWL

Horror! Things that keep me awake at night! If it can comp to MEXICAN GOTHIC or Hill House/Bly Manor (or Pan's Labyrinth, my perennial fave), I want to see it! #mswl

❄️Megan❄️ - Closed to Queries
@Megan_Manzano
Literary Agent
Agent @ D4EO Literary • Freelance Editor • #RevPit Editor • Former #Pitchwars Mentor • (She/They) • Latinx
104 MSWL
193 AskAgent
10 Queries
178 Tips

Monthly reminder that I'd love more of the following stories:

- Southern Gothic

- Small town/isolated settings with a darkness to them and how characters deal with it. Think Sawkill Girls or Burn Our Bodies Down

- Queer found families with various dynamics.

#MSWL

Danielle Egan-Miller
@Daninoel25
Literary Agent
Literary Agent & President @ Browne & Miller Literary Associates; wife, mom, gardener, Scottie lover, Dead Head, intrepid reader, #BeKind
6 MSWL

I am totally into @Servant on @AppleTV
which is dark & twisted & surprising & modern & deliciously gothic. Writers, I'd love to find a book project that gives me similar feels. #MSWL

❄️Megan❄️ - Closed to Queries
@Megan_Manzano
Literary Agent
Agent @ D4EO Literary • Freelance Editor • #RevPit Editor • Former #Pitchwars Mentor • (She/They) • Latinx
104 MSWL
193 AskAgent
10 Queries
178 Tips

Some #MSWL things I've been craving in my inbox:

🌈 Queer MG, especially first crushes
💙 Found family dynamics
🌳 Small towns/isolated settings especially with a speculative element
💀 Southern Gothic
♣️ Stories that involve tarot/playing with fate

Quressa Robinson ❄️☃️(she/her/queen)
@qnrisawesome
Literary Agent
I like good books. I cannot lie. MFA fm @ColumbiaSOA . Fire Nation. Lit agent @ Nelson Literary. Hella Bay. Lover of Dragons. Sith Rights. PW Star Watch Finalist
129 MSWL
1 AskAgent
27 Tips

Once again, I am opening my heart to horror, my first true love. Please give me psychological and creepy, gothic, thrillery, moody and atmospheric, dark. Think Lovecraft Country and Crimson Peak. Get my heart racing, make me hesitant to turn the page. But no gore. #MSWL

Kim Lionetti
@BookEndsKim
Literary Agent
Literary agent of adult and young adult fiction, looking for #ownvoices . Autism mom. British period drama addict. Gosling aficionado. Penn State alum.
59 MSWL
66 AskAgent
25 Tips

I'd like to see something that's a cross between The Haunting of Brynn Wilder and Mexican Gothic. Women's fiction with a lush, gothic setting that's creepy, but doesn't cross quite as far into horror. #MSWL

angeline rodriguez
@gelrdrgz
Editor
book editor @HachetteUS @orbitbooks , ajena 🪐🇻🇪, some words @dailydot @WeAreMel , h town vicious, views my own
10 MSWL

HORROR either in the lush, gothic, Crimson Peakian vein with sputtering candles, twisted family trees, forbidden corridors, etc.; or with a modern-day edge that cuts straight down to the nervy quick of our current moment, and would make Ari Aster or Jordan Peele proud #mswl

Quressa Robinson ❄️☃️(she/her/queen)
@qnrisawesome
Literary Agent
I like good books. I cannot lie. MFA fm @ColumbiaSOA . Fire Nation. Lit agent @ Nelson Literary. Hella Bay. Lover of Dragons. Sith Rights. PW Star Watch Finalist
129 MSWL
1 AskAgent
27 Tips
Nivia Evans
@NiviaEvans
Editor
Editor at Orbit/Redhook. I read things...all the time.
34 MSWL

Would love to read something dark and gothic and black and witchy that feels like Prudence Blackwood x Ambrose Spellman meets Only Lovers Left Alive #mswl

Mara Delgado-Sánchez
@little_mswriter
Assistant Editor
Puertorriqueña. Assistant Editor @stmartinspress | @wednesdaybooks . Tia @lasmusasbooks . Exactly that witch. MFA in Creative Writing. Opinions mine. (she/her)
58 MSWL

Looking for a Gothic story, especially if it’s #ownvoices! With a wrenching romance. I need this in my inbox 👀 #MSWL

Megan Carroll
@MeganACarroll
Literary Agent
Essex Girl by way of Ireland, Burma & India. Literary Agent at @watsonlittle , @GoldsmithsUoL Alum, TV binge watcher and compulsive reader. 👩🏽‍🦰 (she/her)
15 MSWL

Megan Carroll @MeganACarroll

We are reopening our #submissions tomorrow (eeeek!) so I thought I’d go through what I’m looking for this year in a hopefully helpful thread. #MSWL

In fiction I’d love to see high concept love stories for both commercial and reading group/literary crossover readers. I’m keen to see historical fiction and gothic horror - think Stacey Halls, Laura Purcell and Bridget Collins.

❄️Megan❄️ - Closed to Queries
@Megan_Manzano
Literary Agent
Agent @ D4EO Literary • Freelance Editor • #RevPit Editor • Former #Pitchwars Mentor • (She/They) • Latinx
104 MSWL
193 AskAgent
10 Queries
178 Tips

I'd love a southern gothic novel. Creep me out whether with the grotesque or psychologically. Make the setting come alive.

Ashley Herring Blake🌈
@ashleyhblake
Literary Agent
Agent w/ Rees Literary | Author of books | Up next: HAZEL BLY & THE DEEP BLUE SEA, LBYR 5.25.21; DELILAH GREEN DOESN’T CARE, Berkley 2022 | she/her | 💖💙💜
97 MSWL

Just saying, I’m devouring THE WIFE UPSTAIRS & I’d love to see some thrillers in this vein (psychological, twisty, non-cop centric, dark, gothic), but queer and from BIPOC creators! #MSWL

Ashley Herring Blake🌈
@ashleyhblake
Literary Agent
Agent w/ Rees Literary | Author of books | Up next: HAZEL BLY & THE DEEP BLUE SEA, LBYR 5.25.21; DELILAH GREEN DOESN’T CARE, Berkley 2022 | she/her | 💖💙💜
97 MSWL

With horror, I'm a sucker for gothic anything. I want lush settings, atmospheric writing, and spook as opposed to gore. Think MEXICAN GOTHIC. Historical or contemporary. #MSWL

Thao Le
@AgentThao
Literary Agent
*semi-hiatus* Literary Agent: kidlit(PB, MG, YA, GN), adult SFF & Rom. Check website for submission link (pls don't email/dm queries). Icon by @sethpuertoluna
281 MSWL
15 AskAgent
22 Tips
Erin Clyburn ~closed to queries~
@erin_clyburn
Literary Agent
Associate Literary Agent @JDLitAgency // Copy Editor @foodandwine // Southerner // hiking & horror movies // she/her
123 MSWL
6 AskAgent
18 Tips

In MG, I want to see contemporary of all kinds, creepy/spooky stories, & again, grounded fantasy or speculative. In YA, I'd love to see more thriller, horror, Gothic, grounded fantasy or speculative, contemporary, rom-coms, & really lush literary fic.

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Twitter Valkyrie | 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.
526 MSWL
52 AskAgent
2 Queries
79 Tips

If your book comps to MEXICAN GOTHIC, I want to read it. #mswl

P.S. Literary Agency
@PSLiterary
Literary Agency
Representing a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators. Tweets by Amanda Schiffmann.
1764 MSWL
71 AskAgent
3 Queries
179 Tips

“Gothic fiction with possibly a modern storyline, too (like THE LITTLE STRANGER by Sarah Waters).” @carlywatters #MSWL psliterary.com/submissions/

Sharon Belcastro - Agent at Belcastro Agency
@SharonBelcastro
Literary Agent
Introvert surviving in an extroverted world. Lover of books, animals, plants, the beach, working out and eating tacos. @belcastr
43 MSWL
50 Queries
12 Tips

Your magical realism, horror and gothic. I love atmospheric voices and settings. Think Nova Ren Suma, Rory Power, Claire Legrand, Laura Ruby, April Genevieve Tucholke