Kaitlyn Johnson
@RedPenKaitlyn
Literary Agent
Agent @belcastr . insta: kjbelcastro. Freelance Editor. Serial comma for life. She/her. Query at QueryMe.Online/KaitlynJohnson
274 MSWL
345 AskAgent
55 Queries
362 Tips

SUPER picky with Adult right now! Mainly contemporary, graphic novel, & historical. Fantasy worldbuilding MUST be on point & want more non-American/English storylines

Para romances not at top of my list
Looking for rom-coms, but selective
#querytip #amquerying #writingcommunity

Kaitlyn Johnson
@RedPenKaitlyn
Literary Agent
Agent @belcastr . insta: kjbelcastro. Freelance Editor. Serial comma for life. She/her. Query at QueryMe.Online/KaitlynJohnson
274 MSWL
345 AskAgent
55 Queries
362 Tips

YA Graphic Novel

really looking more to contemporary side of things; I have a ton of Fantasy and want to branch out
Slice of life storylines
LGBTQ+ romance/friendships
Scavenger/treasure hunts
Historical 100%
#querytip #amquerying #writingcommunity

Kaitlyn Johnson
@RedPenKaitlyn
Literary Agent
Agent @belcastr . insta: kjbelcastro. Freelance Editor. Serial comma for life. She/her. Query at QueryMe.Online/KaitlynJohnson
274 MSWL
345 AskAgent
55 Queries
362 Tips
Alice S-H
@alibelle
Literary Agent
Founder & Literary Agent at @ASHliterary . Dogs & books, mostly. Never knowingly out-lipsticked. Views my own. She/her. It's Alice, never Ali. No DM queries.
72 MSWL
21 AskAgent

🎄 Alice S-H 🎄 @alibelle

Hello! Happy 2022! I will be back at my desk tomorrow morning and am excited to dive into what’s already shaping up to be an exciting year, over 300 (!) assistant applications, AND I’ll be opening to queries. Ahead of that, let’s do a #mswl thread.

I’m looking across picture books (author-illustrator only) to YA including graphic novels. I love romcoms, friendcoms, adventures and intriguing magic. I am not a fit for most horror, sci-fi, anything to do with emergencies on planes or the pandemic, or animal POVs. #mswl

Hannah VanVels Ausbury ❄️⛄️
@hannahvanvels
Literary Agent
📚✏️Literary Agent @belcastr | Editor | Writer | #RevPit | Devoted German shepherd & cat mom | She/her | QueryMe.Online/HannahVanVels☕️🍷
41 MSWL
55 AskAgent
58 Queries
3 Tips

In Graphic Novels (young readers, MG, and YA), I'd love to see:
👻 STEM topics for young readers
👻 Tweens saving the world
👻 Teens living their best lives

T.J. Kirsch • JCHLiterary
@JCHLiterary
Literary Agent
Graphic Novel Literary Agent and Retired Cartoonist. Submission Guidelines at jchliterary.com
1 MSWL

Hey! I'm on Manuscript Wishlist if you use that extremely helpful resource. Keep sending those graphic novel pitches my way!

manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/t-j-…

#MSWL

P.S. Literary Agency
@PSLiterary
Literary Agency
Representing a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators.
2035 MSWL
71 AskAgent
3 Queries
179 Tips

“I’d love to see more YA or MG illustrated nonfiction or graphic novels about women’s rights, reproductive health, and adjacent topics (pop culture included).” @readbystephanie #MSWL psliterary.com/submissions/

Julia McCarthy
@thejumbles
Editor
Editor at Atheneum (S&S) by day, purveyor of dad jokes by night, eternal sea hag. My tweets are my own. she/her 🇧🇷🇺🇸 Avatar by lovely @NicoleGoux
95 MSWL

Just a reminder that I (and many other editors!) are eager to acquire and amplify trans voices. Agents, I’m always looking for picture books, graphic novels, and MG/YA novels that uplift the trans community 🏳️‍⚧️ No more room in this world or on our pub lists for bigotry & hate!

P.S. Literary Agency
@PSLiterary
Literary Agency
Representing a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators.
2035 MSWL
71 AskAgent
3 Queries
179 Tips

“I love all the graphic novels. Send me the next LAURA DEAN, PUMPKINHEADS, or ALWAYS HUMAN.” @readbystephanie #MSWL psliterary.com/submissions/

P.S. Literary Agency
@PSLiterary
Literary Agency
Representing a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators.
2035 MSWL
71 AskAgent
3 Queries
179 Tips

I loved THE DREAMERS by Karen Thompson Walker. Send me more grounded spec fiction, even better if it has an environmental angle. Adult and graphic novels welcome!” @readbystephanie #MSWL psliterary.com/submissions/

Britt Siess
@BrittSiess
Literary Agent
Founder of Britt Siess Creative Management @BrittSiessCM / Literary Agent/ Graphic Novels/ Bi (give me your queer stories!!)/ Cosplay/ Cake/ 🇲🇽🇩🇪
16 MSWL
44 AskAgent
2 Tips

On the totally other end of the spectrum, I want YA and especially MG contemporary graphic novels! I want heartbreaking friendships and first crushes and discovering yourself and coming into your own.

Britt Siess
@BrittSiess
Literary Agent
Founder of Britt Siess Creative Management @BrittSiessCM / Literary Agent/ Graphic Novels/ Bi (give me your queer stories!!)/ Cosplay/ Cake/ 🇲🇽🇩🇪
16 MSWL
44 AskAgent
2 Tips

Here's an #MSWL for you (a thread)

I want a super self indulgent vampire romance. Take me back to the early 2000s. Very Queen of the Damned/Underworld movie vibes. Either prose of graphic novel. I want action and mystery and maybe conspiracy too.

Stacey Graham
@staceyigraham
Literary Agent
Literary agent and author whose reviews include "ok" and "arrived in great condition." Closed to queries. she/her threeseasagency.com agentstaceygraham.com
85 MSWL
14 AskAgent
20 Queries
24 Tips
Stacey Graham
@staceyigraham
Literary Agent
Literary agent and author whose reviews include "ok" and "arrived in great condition." Closed to queries. she/her threeseasagency.com agentstaceygraham.com
85 MSWL
14 AskAgent
20 Queries
24 Tips

Looking for ALL the graphic novel ghost stories! More more boo than blood and more spooky than scary for MG, but I'm all in for YA and Adult. Have a headless horseman retelling? Yes, please.
#MSWL
QueryManager.com/Stacey3Seas

James McGowan
@jmcgowanbks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, author, sitcom enthusiast, professional snacker… the usual. @bookendslit (he/him)
98 MSWL
18 AskAgent
5 Tips

I’d love to find some laugh out loud contemporary and/or some spooky middle grade #graphicnovels #mswl

Also eager to find some fun early reader graphic novels!

Lydia Silver
@LydiaRSilver
Literary Agent
Children's Literary Agent at Darley Anderson @DA_Childrens and @Illustration_DA . Big into book-hunting, binge-watching, and overly-ambitious baking. She/her.
16 MSWL

Bold, big, bonkers books for younger readers – I’d particularly love to see graphic novels and illustrated books for the 7-9 readership but any big funny stories here are also brilliant #MSWL

Christa Heschke
@ChristaHeschke
Literary Agent
Children's Literary Agent, @McIntoshandOtis , movie-fanatic, dreamer, kid-at-heart, #GoPackGo , Western NY born and bred.
57 MSWL
13 Tips

MG: This is the area I'd most like to expand!

YA: My first love! I'm always looking for YA that stands out.
Select adult SFF & horror.
Always open to author-illustrators & graphic novels. Plus @DanieleDHunter & I LOVE novels-in-verse! We tend toward lyrical writing generally.

Kaitlyn Johnson
@RedPenKaitlyn
Literary Agent
Agent @belcastr . insta: kjbelcastro. Freelance Editor. Serial comma for life. She/her. Query at QueryMe.Online/KaitlynJohnson
274 MSWL
345 AskAgent
55 Queries
362 Tips

Kaitlyn Johnson @RedPenKaitlyn

Officially open to queries!!!
#amquerying #querytip #WritingCommunity pic.twitter.com/TE17elNEBt

quick #mswl update, I am primarily looking for MG (all genres), YA Contemporary, Historical (all ages), and Graphic Novel (all ages/genres). Those are my heaviest focus. BUT, also open to others, so check out my MSWL page!
#amquerying #querytip #WritingCommunity

Tara Gonzalez
@taratgonzalez
Literary Agent
Agent/Social Media at @emliterary . Dota 2 Social Media/Managing. Has an unashamed love for terrible reality dating tv. Cuban-American. She/her.
5 MSWL
Julia McCarthy
@thejumbles
Editor
Editor at Atheneum (S&S) by day, purveyor of dad jokes by night, eternal sea hag. My tweets are my own. she/her 🇧🇷🇺🇸 Avatar by lovely @NicoleGoux
95 MSWL