Jill Marr
@jilliganjonze
Literary Agent
Literary agent, baseball mom, wine lover, cake eater--not necessarily in order of importance.
27 MSWL
Julie Gourinchas
@literaryfey
Literary Assistant
she/they 🌿 literary flâneuse @BLM_Agency . 🇫🇷🇺🇸 in 🇬🇧. intellectual (non-practicing). likes: literary fiction, cheap wine, Aragorn II Elessar. views mine.
47 MSWL

late night #mswl but things I would love to see more of in my inbox:

- speculative circuses and carnivals, esp with a historical/gothic thread
- *actual* dark academia, not just campus settings
- cowboys, esp if ft. gothic vibes
- cli-fi horror

thank youuuuuu 👻💕

Weaver Literary Agency
@weaverliterary
Literary Agency
Working to create space for voices of diverse backgrounds & perspectives in adult & children’s literature. 🕯 @aalitagents
28 MSWL

#MSWL contemporary paranormal; contemporary romance; cozy & light fantasy; dark academia; gothic literature; romantic comedies; folklore reimaginings; quirky and spooky middle-grade; cozy horror; 'b-list' horror; sapphic; cozy mystery; romantasy; whodunit; grounded sci-fi

Melissa
@MARechter
Editor
Lover of puns. Editor at @crookedlanebks and @alcovepress • opinions are my own.
22 MSWL

Ultimately, if the vibes are dark academia, witchy, creepy forests, poisonous plants, gothic (whether horror or historical!), or anything with a charismatic leader and a cult, it’s right up my alley.

Melissa
@MARechter
Editor
Lover of puns. Editor at @crookedlanebks and @alcovepress • opinions are my own.
22 MSWL

For horror, I want to be scared. I gravitate towards social and psychological horror (think WHEN NO ONE IS WATCHING or MEXICAN GOTHIC)
I also love folklore and mythology. I grew up around forests and mountain ranges, so something like THIS WRETCHED VALLEY is always on my radar.

Melissa
@MARechter
Editor
Lover of puns. Editor at @crookedlanebks and @alcovepress • opinions are my own.
22 MSWL

I acquire a few genres between our two imprints, but to break it down:

Crooked Lane:
thrillers, historical mysteries, cozy mysteries, and horror.

Alcove Press:
historical fiction, magical realism, speculative fiction, romcoms, bookclub fiction, and romantasy.

Jill Marr
@jilliganjonze
Literary Agent
Literary agent, baseball mom, wine lover, cake eater--not necessarily in order of importance.
27 MSWL
Colleen Oefelein
@eerie_o
Literary Agent
Literary Agent MacGregor & Luedeke Lit Christian Disabled Veteran PTSD warrior Penn State alum Also Author CM McCoy: EERIE Loves Irish dance, space & Pokemon
27 MSWL
2 AskAgent
14 Tips

#MSWL
Manuscript wish list:
Fiction:
- Adult space only for Dec 2023
- Thrillers
- Psychological thrillers: character-driven & twisty
- Horror: thoughtful, more suspense than gore, unexpected endings.
- Mystery: 70k-100k words, historical & contemporary with or w/o a hint of romance, trad cozies, police procedurals, amateur sleuths & private 👁️ fiction
- Suspense: 75k - 100k words, no paranormal, lower to mid-level descriptions of violence
- Romance: Historical & Contemporary (with series potential), Romcom (with new fresh spins on old tropes), Small Town Western Settings, Diverse Romance, Holiday Romance
- Historical Fiction (no WWII fiction) from the ’20s, ’40s and Victorian era
- I would LOVE a creative retelling of The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes
- I would also love a contemporary take on AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE
- High-concept book club fiction with a commercial hook. Anything provocative, humorous, and/or haunting
- Novels featuring complex family and/or racial dynamics and unforgettable characters - Speculative fiction with quirky characters
- For all fiction: a magnetic opening, well-trained, flowy writing and cliffy chapter endings please!

NonFiction:
- Only from authors with an established/large platform
- Commercial nf with a wide reach
- Sports
- History
- Celebrity or true crime autobiography - Book club nonfiction books with take-away
- Stories infused with faith/positive spirit
- Space-related memoir & other space nf from authors with a platform

I may add more! And if you're very keen on working with me, but you aren't sure if you've got what I'm looking for, you can always DM or comment with your questions.

Rebecca Eskildsen
@rleskildsen
Literary Agent
Writers House. Probably tweeting about my cat. She/her. I am open to queries.
46 MSWL
1 Tips

Horror! I'd love to see more YA horror in my inbox, and I'm also opening up to adult horror!

For adult, I'm particularly interested in horror with a social commentary focus.

I'm also open to non-horror social commentary, like YELLOWFACE.
#MSWL

Colleen Oefelein
@eerie_o
Literary Agent
Literary Agent MacGregor & Luedeke Lit Christian Disabled Veteran PTSD warrior Penn State alum Also Author CM McCoy: EERIE Loves Irish dance, space & Pokemon
27 MSWL
2 AskAgent
14 Tips

#MSWL
Manuscript wish list:
Fiction:
- Adult space only for Dec 2023
- Thrillers
- Psychological thrillers: character-driven & twisty
- Horror: thoughtful, more suspense than gore, unexpected endings.
- Mystery: 70k-100k words, historical & contemporary with or w/o a hint of romance, trad cozies, police procedurals, amateur sleuths & private 👁️ fiction
- Suspense: 75k - 100k words, no paranormal, lower to mid-level descriptions of violence
- Romance: Historical & Contemporary (with series potential), Romcom (with new fresh spins on old tropes), Small Town Western Settings, Diverse Romance, Holiday Romance
- Historical Fiction (no WWII fiction) from the ’20s, ’40s and Victorian era
- I would LOVE a creative retelling of The Highwayman by Alfred Noyes
- High-concept book club fiction with a commercial hook. Anything provocative, humorous, and/or haunting
- Novels featuring complex family and/or racial dynamics and unforgettable characters
- Speculative fiction with quirky characters
- For all fiction: a magnetic opening, well-trained, flowy writing and cliffy chapter endings please!

NonFiction:
- Only from authors with an established/large platform
- Commercial nf with a wide reach
- Sports
- History
- Celebrity or true crime autobiography
- Book club nonfiction books with take-away
- Stories infused with faith/positive spirit
- Space-related memoir & other space nf from authors with a platform

I may add more! And if you're very keen on working with me, but you aren't sure if you've got what I'm looking for, you can always DM or comment with your questions.

Sera Rivers
@writeloudly
Literary Agent
Literary Agent of MG, YA, GN at Martin Literary; MSWL: SeraRivers.com; Writer; Editor; Running Ambassador, reflective apparel, @illumi_nite Tweets are my own.
13 MSWL
Corvisiero Agency
@CorvisieroLit
Literary Agency
New York City Boutique Literary Agency where Amazing Authors find Professional Literary Representation.
36 MSWL
16 Tips

Adam is looking for #MG fiction featuring #LGBTQ characters in the vein of SIMON SORT OF SAYS by Erin Bow! He is especially interested in contemporary, horror, light fantasy, and graphic novels. Check out his #MSWL and querying information below:

corvisieroagency.com/adam-cyzner.html
#kidlit

Allegra Martschenko
@AllegraMartsch
Literary Agent
Acq editor @UPColorado | SFF Agent @Ladderbirdlit | Cofounder @Pathsinpub | wearer of many hats 🤠 | opinions mine but I can share
16 MSWL
15 AskAgent

I'm also hunting for a book with horror as its subgenre, specifically atmospheric horror, and ideally in space or at the bottom of the ocean. I’d love something propulsive and creepy (3/5)

Neyla Downs
@neyladowns
Literary Assistant
Literary agency assistant @SLANYC . Aspiring New Yorker & francophone. Exasperated cat mom. She/her
28 MSWL

Grounded speculative fiction and/or contemporary or historical fantasy, esp. if on the darker side. Maybe even incorporating horror or thriller. If you’re comping NINTH HOUSE, we want to read it!

We’re probably NOT a fit for romantasy, epic fantasy, or hard scifi. 2/4

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 am always looking for creepy horror stories for middle grade, young adult, or adult readers."
Maria Vicente #MSWL
psliterary.com/submissions/

Caroline J. Trussell
@carolinejtrulit
Literary Agent
junior literary agent with @metamorphlitag , mental health advocate/warrior, reader, indie/self pubbed author. INFJ & Capricorn😇 (she/her)
44 MSWL

As I open up to queries on November 13 until the end of the month, here are some things I’m looking for:
• psychological thrillers
• romcoms, romantasy, enemies to lovers,
• contemporary MG
• horror (psych, haunted houses)

#MSWL

Transatlantic Agency
@TransLitAgency
Literary Agency
North American, full service literary agency with agents in the U.S. & Canada covering adult & children's markets. Over 700 bestselling, award winning clients.
28 MSWL

After closing this summer for the first time ever, Senior Agent @Cforde_litagent is ready to open for submissions again!

She will be open for submissions from November 6th to December 6th 2023!

Find more details in the attached graphics.
#mswl #queryme #pitchme #litagent

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

"Would love to see more psychological horror in my query inbox—especially anything with a remote location (“abandoned” anything is a major selling point for me!), a haunted house (house as character!), and/or a final girl."
@claire_m_harris #MSWL
psliterary.com/submissions/