Magical Realism

Valerie Noble @NobleValerie · 24 Sep 2019

I'd love to find magical realism/ historical fantasy along the lines of Isabel Allende's Daughter of Fortune, or Gabriel Garcia Marquez. #MSWL

Tara is open to queries 🌈🦄 @Literary_Tara · 24 Sep 2019

AND Magical Realism! Or stories that only have a touch of magic. #MSWL

Margo Claire @margowithan_o · 24 Sep 2019

#mswl (for agents) I'm looking for magical realism all along the spectrum from THE NIGHT CIRCUS to Helen Oyeyemi. I'm also looking for funny novels with sharp teeth and voicey novels with international settings (beyond UK, though those are of course welcome)

Diana Gill @dianagill · 24 Sep 2019

Fun, enchanting magical realism with multi-generational appeal like NATALIE TAN'S BOOK OF LOVE AND FORTUNE. #MSWL

Mackenzie Walton @mackenziewalton · 24 Sep 2019

Magical realism is a thing I absolutely love. Think Practical Magic, but more romance. #MSWL

Laurel Symonds @LaurelSymonds · 24 Sep 2019

Fantasy, but make it fresh: unique settings, unusual formats, underrepresented mythology, magical realism, paranormal (yes, paranormal!). I've seen a lot of queries comping to GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE and MY LADY JANE. Keep 'em coming! #MSWL

Hannah VanVels @hannahvanvels · 24 Sep 2019

#MSWL day is a great day to announce that I'm now ACQUIRING MIDDLE GRADE! What's on my #MG wishlist? Magical realism! Humor! Adventure! Contemporary fantasy!

Moe Ferrara is in need of coffee @inthesestones · 24 Sep 2019

#MSWL - #YA: I've become so much pickier in terms of genre fiction because I want to see something new. Give me a new twist on court intrigue or "chosen" ones. More contemporary fantasies/magical realism. Retellings of new/different stories.

Kristy Hunter @KristySHunter · 24 Sep 2019

In #MG #MSWL I’d love to see: upbeat contemporary, magical realism, fun-filled fantasy adventures, charming mysteries with strong hooks, as well as stories that deal with shifting friend groups, activism, and projects that feature pets (especially dogs!) (3/)

Annie Bomke @ABLiterary · 24 Sep 2019

For YA, I love mysteries, historical, contemporary, magical realism, psychological/literary horror, contemporary w/ a very light speculative touch. I love funny books, I love serious books. #MSWL

Adria Goetz @adriamgoetz · 24 Sep 2019

MG + YA Magical Realism—I’m looking for the next The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender. #MSWL

Annie Bomke @ABLiterary · 24 Sep 2019

I like books that combine genres. Like I would love a horror western or a mystery with magical realism. #MSWL

Erin Clyburn @erin_clyburn · 24 Sep 2019

This is a huge ask, but something I think about often: 100 Years of Solitude, but about a family from a marginalized community in the South. A multi-generational saga with magic realism. (Who knows; someone might be writing this!) #MSWL

Michelle Witte - closed to queries @michellewitte · 24 Sep 2019

Dark fantasy or magical realism à la Pan’s Labryinth is another love of mine. I’ve been reading the novelization by Guillermo del Toro and Cornelia Funke, and it has that creepy, ethereal feel of magical realism and folklore mixed with a dash of horror. #MSWL Again YA/MG ONLY.

samantha s. fabien🌹 @samanthashnh · 10 Sep 2019

I am hungry for a twisty thriller. Throw in some magical realism and supernatural elements if you want. Just please, no police, lawyers, and/or government officials as characters. They usually take all of the fun out of solving the mysteries myself! #MSWL

Natascha Morris @SoCalledYALife · 8 Aug 2019

Magical realism in MG is another one. This was the time when most of us in TX wanted to grow up, but it was also when I think we also still had a sense of wonder. So MG magical realism feels perfect here. #MSWL

Jessica Reino @JNRlitauthor · 7 Aug 2019

In #YA I’m looking for #horror, contemporary #romance, #sff with strong world-building and action to drive the story, magical realism, and paranormal