Natascha Morris
@SoCalledYALife
Literary Agent
Senior Lit Agent at Tobias Literary Agency, kidlit all the way. QueryManager: QueryManager.com/natascha bookshop.org/lists/teamnat
888 MSWL
31 AskAgent
194 Queries
46 Tips

I want a fantasy series with a new magic system. Not centered around a firebird, or death, or fairies. #MSWL

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

Given the fact that I’m reopening to queries in 5 days I’ll share some of my current #MSWL

🧚🏻Adult fantasy (low fantasy ie magical realism, urban fantasy)
💖Adult romance (in any subgrenre; specifically bisexual, pan, demi, ace MCs)
🎢 thrillers (especially psychological)

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

I can’t sleep so I’m posting my updated #mswl as I’ll be reopening to queries March 1st. Please note I’m no longer looking for YA in any genres/sub genres. Query me at: QueryManager.com/carolinejtruss…

Nidhi Pugalia
@makep1enotw4r
Editor
associate editor at @VikingBooks . got deviants to see, a cake to bake, and a novel to write. she/her/hers.
22 MSWL

Writing that's sharp and biting, or writing that's lyrically astounding. Is there a touch of magic? A heap? Yes, I want it.

And I want all of it to be BIPOC and/or queer.

Nidhi Pugalia
@makep1enotw4r
Editor
associate editor at @VikingBooks . got deviants to see, a cake to bake, and a novel to write. she/her/hers.
22 MSWL

give me Heathcliff, give me the lover that has so misunderstood what love is that they perform deeds that leave them bloody. Give me a love that has soured and make me yearn for it anyways. I want more hauntings, more ghost stories.

Give me Practical Magic, I'm begging you.

Kristen Terrette, Literary Agent (Open to queries)
@KTerrette
Literary Agent
Literary Manager @Martinlit . Author. Smiling in the chaos b/c of Jesus. Called Mama by 3 but only birthed 2 kids.
4 MSWL

Soooo, my #MSWL lately... Give me LET THE RIGHT ONES IN, the Goonies, 80s era, 90s era, unexpected magic!

Jenissa Graham
@jenissamichelle
Literary Agent
Associate Agent & Subrights Manager @bookendslit 📚 | introvert with extrovert potential | Rep: @author_analieze | All views & shenanigans are my own | she/her
13 MSWL

In YA, Dark Academia with a haunting setting: creepy tunnels, secret societies, and characters with questionable motives/abilities 🏰

Rom Com's 💕 Slow burning romances. Bonus points if it's with an out of school setting

Fantasy 🪄 New spin on magic world and/or powers

⤵️

Bridget Smith
@bredalot
Literary Agent
aka Breda. Literary agent at JABberwocky. Co-host of @ShipAndHandling publishing podcast. Plays with swords in free time. Way too long-winded for Twitte
77 MSWL
21 Tips
Penny Moore
@literarypenny
Literary Agent
Senior Agent at @AevitasCreative .🇰🇷혼혈. Cat Mom. Opinions are my own. Here’s a resource if you need it: literaryagentsofcolor.com
126 MSWL
80 Tips

In middle grade, I’m always hungry for action, adventure, magic, and humor. It can be fantasy or contemporary, or a little bit of both. Give me your fresh takes on magical school settings or just fun friendship stories filled with hijinks. #MSWL

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of Books for Young Adults | Check my website for book info & query status. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her
616 MSWL
98 AskAgent
2 Queries
91 Tips

My full #mswl can be found on the agency website but here’s what I’m especially looking for in 2023:

—Adult + YA RomCom that are FUNNY AF *or/and* Adult Romance w a magic/spec twist
—Suspense/Thrillers (we need more queer and POC rep in this category!)
—MG Fantasy! All kinds!

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
213 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

I love litfic that tricks Very Serious Contemporary Readers into reading about magic #mswl

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
213 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

I love YA that in its surface is about monsters or magic but is actually about family or community or growing up #mswl

Norma Perez-Hernandez
@normajeanesays
Assistant Editor
assistant editor | writer | sometimes actor | founding member, @LatinxinPub and @PocPub | BTS! BTS! | rep: @jcastillobooks | messaging and data rates may apply
60 MSWL
25 AskAgent

Norma @normajeanesays

your friendly reminder that i am looking for magical realism, gothic fiction, and horror #MSWL

oh, it’s #MSWL day! along with the below tweet, i’m into mysteries and thrillers, historical fiction, and LGBTQ romance or fiction with strong romantic elements 💕

Taj McCoy
@tajmccoywrites
Literary Agent
Author, Agent (@reesagency), & Consultant. Out: SAVVY. Next: ZORA, 04.25.23 (MIRA), EVEN IF THE SKY IS FALLING, May 2023 (HQN). Rep: @Jemiscoe . 🖤🇹🇭🇵🇭🏳️‍🌈
13 MSWL

On the kidlit side, I'm looking for lovable introverts, pride in culture and identity, angsty crushes, teachable moments, belonging, and emotional range. Hints of magic, family businesses, best friend groups, complicated home situations, and underdogs are welcome. #MSWL

Jessica Craig
@craigliterary
Literary Agent
After CT, NYC, Edinburgh, London, I settled in Spain and founded a literary agency for diverse global writers.
2 MSWL

Manuscript Academy @MSWLMA

#MSWL DAY! February 16th. All day long! pic.twitter.com/2dUZ57wMt2

I've updated my #MSWL page for their great new platform and look forward to queries - especially if it's a multicultural love story, a
BIPOC perspective on history (fiction or nonfiction), a thriller in an unusual time and place...
Happy #MSWL Day! 👇🤗 manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/Jess…

Monica Rodriguez
@loveleemonicaa
Literary Agent
Creator of @findalovelylife + @findalovelybook#writer rep'd by @agentHenkin • Jr. Agent + Dir. of Brand Management @contextliterary
25 MSWL

Sub genres I’m looking for:

Contemporary, Contemporary Romance, Feminism, Film/TV, Folklore, Gothic Horror, Humor, Magical Realism, Multicultural, Paranormal, Romantic Comedy, Self-help, Social Issues, Study Abroad Stories, Time Travel, Travel

Nicole Luongo
@nicoleluongo_
Editor
editing @parkrowbooks / @harpercollins | open to acquisitions 📚 | she/her
2 MSWL

Happy #MSWL Day! My inbox is open to acquisitions 📚📚📚 Here’s my MSWL profile to help give you a sense of what I’m looking for:

manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/nico…

Norma Perez-Hernandez
@normajeanesays
Assistant Editor
assistant editor | writer | sometimes actor | founding member, @LatinxinPub and @PocPub | BTS! BTS! | rep: @jcastillobooks | messaging and data rates may apply
60 MSWL
25 AskAgent

your friendly reminder that i am looking for magical realism, gothic fiction, and horror #MSWL

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at @PSLiterary . ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
158 MSWL
20 Queries
12 Tips

MIDDLE GRADE—I’d love to find more middle grade. I love mysteries, historical, magic-tinged, verse novels. Some of my favorites: NO ORDINARY THING, THE ELEPHANT’S GIRL, BROWN GIRL DREAMING, and THE DOLLHOUSE MURDERS. #MSWL

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at @PSLiterary . ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
158 MSWL
20 Queries
12 Tips

PICTURE BOOKS—I am specifically looking for author-illustrators in this space. Send me anything that is humor-driven, brimming with heart, and/or has a touch of magic. Some of my favorites: THE NIGHT GARDENER, WE DON’T EAT OUR CLASSMATES, ALMA, THE BEAR AND THE PIANO. #MSWL