#MSWL for trans voices in speculative #A or #YA that comps @ryka_aoki's The Light from Uncommon Stars. I'm blown away not just by the voice, but by the originality of the story, the heart, the narrative scope. It's breathtaking. We need more trans joy in SFF. Send them my way.
Anything that deals with, examines, or plays with gender — I want to see it. YA, NA, and A are all welcome. I want to read stories from disabled writers, from queer writers, from Black, Brown, Indigenous, and Asian writers.
I'd love to see more submissions from trans women and trans feminine folks. I'm currently considering YA, NA, and adult romance books. I love fantasy, contemporary books, and women's fiction. I'm not too keen on horror, thrillers, and suspense #MSWL
I would really love to see more adult projects in my inbox. #MSWL -- especially:
*Underrepresented women in history
*LIGHT fantasy (if House on the Cerulean Sea is a comp-yes please)
*LGBTQIA+ stories (especially joyful ones)
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LGBTQ+ and BIPOC writers #MSWL
beth phelan @beth_phelanHungry for submissions! Also really looking to be swept off my feet with a great voicey fantasy (non-royal, preferably). #mswl twitter.com/beth_phelan/st…
ALSO a recent conversation just sparked this #mswl: queer joy in middle grade. :)
Interested in working with me? Send query/synopsis/full ms to my attention via entangledpublishing.submittable.com/submit/. BIPOC, POC, LGBTQIA+, and all underrepresented voices are encouraged to query. #MSWL link in my bio 💛
From the #MSWL: I can't get enough of queer historicals. If you have a manuscript that feels like KJ Charles or Cat Sebastian, please send it to me! I want to see LGBTQ+ characters loving and striving and thriving in vintage settings.
📨Query Me: querymanager.com/query/saint
bog bodies, the age of sail, westerns (centering BIPOC and/or queer characters only please), stories about sports teams (that are maybe haunted??), gothic romances, medieval pilgrimages and any combination thereof!
For #YA, I'd love to see more psychological #thrillers, #mysteries, #light atmospheric horror. Give me a YA Girl, Interrupted, please. I'd also love to see more #BIPOC and #queer stories that lead with joy here - #romance, #romcoms.
ChristAHH HeschkEEK! @ChristaHeschkeJust wanted to share some #MSWL updates as we're heading into the end of the year!
First and foremost, across all categories & genres, @DanieleDHunter and I are looking to uplift BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, neurodiverse, and disabled/chronically ill experiences (though we would not force an author to publicly share their identity if they aren't comfortable doing so).
#MSWL I’d love more queer and other diverse YA and MG fantasy in my inbox, please! Something with a great hook, voicey writing, and/or easily accessible world building. I want characters who make me HAVE to read on. (Agented submissions only.)
I just did a MASSIVE update to my #MSWL page to hopefully clear up some questions about what I'm looking for. Authors, if your book seems like a good fit, let's chat!