🏳️‍🌈 Pat (he/him) 🧑🏻‍🏫📚
@LiteraryPatrick
Literary Agent
Associate Literary Agent @ Bond Literary Agency | English and Communications Instructor | Runner | Husky Dad | Gay
15 MSWL
1 Tips

#mswl update in view of #pitmad coming up

No
-anything scifi (esp space) unless it is VR/gaming
-hist fic (sry)

Yes
-anything LGBTQ esp! BIPOC stories and memoirs
-running/fitness nonfiction
-poli sci literally anything

Iffy
-epic fantasy (I have a lot atm... may change later)

Ashley Herring Blake
@ashleyhblake
Literary Agent
Author of books | Agent at Rees Literary | Up next: FOOLS IN LOVE, Running Press 12.7.21; DELILAH GREEN DOESN’T CARE, Berkley 2.22.22 | she/her 💖💜💙
115 MSWL

Hey, all, I’ll be closing to queries on 12/1 through the end of the year, so send your wonderful words my way! I’m specifically looking for queer & BIPOC creators & stories in Adult romance, women’s fic, fantasy. I’d love a sweet, sexy, diverse holiday rom right now. ✨ #MSWL

Beth Marshea- Closed to Queries
@busybethm
Literary Agent
Literary Agent/ Owner @ladderbirdlit Believer in equality for all. Book nerd. Scattered mess.
13 MSWL
2 Tips
Haley Casey
@Haley_J_Casey
Literary Agent
Associate Literary Agent at CMA. Feminist. Interested in watching TV shows I've already seen and owning ALL books. All opinions are my own. (she/her)
18 MSWL
Meriam Metoui
@MeriamMetoui
Assistant Editor
Assistant Editor at @VikingChildrens , Penguin Random House. Reader, photographer, and avid binge-watcher. (she/her) 🇹🇳 Rep’d by @marchsoloway
7 MSWL
Brenna English✨Loeb
@benglishhh
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TransLitAgency // I am Darren Nichols. Deal with THAT.
16 MSWL
Bryn Donovan
@BrynDonovan
Editor
AKA Stacey Donovan, exec. editor/creative director for Hallmark Publishing. 📚 Blogger & author. 💻 #Binders Follow for writing talk and silliness. she/her
28 MSWL
1 Tips

Still looking for book proposals from published romance authors for a cute G-rated gay Hallmark romance.
*not YA/NA
*not a coming-out story
*supportive families, friends
*clear conflict: rivals to romance, second chance?
*being gay is not the conflict

#MSWL #WritingCommunity

Mary Altman
@marykaltman
Editor
LGBTQIA+ geek, book nerd, and Sourcebooks editor. All opinions are my own. she/her
17 MSWL

I am VERY INTO the upcoming Kristen Stewart LGBTQIA+ Christmas movie and want to just drown myself in it. But I also want to read about bff Dan Levy finding love too; someone please give me a Dan Levy romcom. #MSWL

Zack Knoll
@zackknoll_
Editor
Associate Editor @simonbooks ✨ BK via CHI ✨ Opinions my own (especially the really good ones) ✨ he/him ✨ Books I publish: bit.ly/3s7L05r
1 MSWL
Megan ~ Closed to Queries
@Megan_Manzano
Literary Agent
Agent @ D4EO Literary • Freelance Editor • #RevPit Editor • Committee for #LGBTNpit • (She/They) • Latinx 🇵🇷 Opinions are my own.
113 MSWL
194 AskAgent
10 Queries
179 Tips

I feel like I haven't stated this outright so if you have a polyamorous relationship in YA or YA with crossover potential, I'd LOVE to see it.

The more queer it is, the better.

#MSWL

P.S. Literary Agency
@PSLiterary
Literary Agency
Representing a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators.
2010 MSWL
71 AskAgent
3 Queries
179 Tips

“Young Adult: LGBTQ+ rom com, psychological horror, a new take on vampires, a girl in a rock band, an eerie mystery.” @msmariavicente #MSWL mariavicente.com/representation

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
168 MSWL
81 AskAgent
63 Queries
52 Tips

How about a YA art heist or DaVinci Code type story (maybe without the religious stuff though)? Something super high stakes, quick pace, lots of museums and/or cool architecture, but also with... a f/f/ romance built in? I'd read the crap out of that. #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
168 MSWL
81 AskAgent
63 Queries
52 Tips

I'd love a super romantic, totally swept off their feet, passionate YA love story, featuring Black characters (written by a Black person, please). Straight or queer, I don't care. Just heavy on the romance. Realistic contemporary preferred but that part's not a dealbreaker. #mswl

Paloma
@AgentPaloma
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @Einstein_Lit , opinions are my own, 🇦🇷, ENG/ESP, icon by @avery_helm 💛 Live to make life better, abolish prisons and the police!
10 MSWL

I made up a #MSWL! The main problem is that there are honestly more things that I DO want to see books made of than not, but hopefully someone finds this helpful✨
manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/palo…

Agent V
@VeroniKaboom
Literary Agent
aka V Park, Lit🔥Agent @FuseLiterary . She/Her/They. Writer. Consultant/CEO. Doer of Roller Derby. Champion of HEAs. Bi-furious. Collector of Cheeses. Goatfish.
226 MSWL
5 AskAgent
14 Queries
66 Tips
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
168 MSWL
81 AskAgent
63 Queries
52 Tips

I have not looked at my queries all week because sending a rejection this week would just be too mean. So, I don't know what's in there. I'm REALLY hoping for lots of queer stories & tons of submissions from #BIPOC & #Latinx authors. #yalit #romcom #middlegrade #MSWL 🤞🏽