Kaitlyn Johnson
@RedPenKaitlyn
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @belcastr Freelance Editor. Serial comma for life. She/her. Query at QueryMe.Online/KaitlynJohnson
250 MSWL
336 AskAgent
55 Queries
347 Tips

Things I need more of in my query box:

MG Contemporary

Adult/YA Rom-Com

POC Historical

LBGTQ+ Historical

#amagenting #querytip #amquerying

Heather Cashman
@HeatherCashman
Literary Agent
all things wordy generally nerdy literary agent, agent mentor @StormLiterary motorcycling | kayaking | writing
34 MSWL
4 AskAgent
15 Tips
Thao Le
@AgentThao
Literary Agent
*semi-hiatus* Literary Agent: kidlit(PB, MG, YA, GN), adult SFF & Rom. Check website for submission link (pls don't email/dm queries). Icon by @sethpuertoluna
281 MSWL
15 AskAgent
22 Tips

Stephanie Stein @stephlystein

While it's still pitch dark outside by 5:30, I'd be extremely down for a middle grade ghost story, agent friends #MSWL

YES!!! I'm always a fan of ghost stories. MG horror, YA horror, even the occasional adult horror... Halloween and spooky things are my jam! #mswl

Stephanie Stein
@stephlystein
Editor
Senior Editor @HarperChildrens & @HarperTeen . 47% caffeine by volume. She/her. 🎮🏒📚🌈
195 MSWL
34 AskAgent

While it's still pitch dark outside by 5:30, I'd be extremely down for a middle grade ghost story, agent friends #MSWL

P.S. Literary Agency
@PSLiterary
Literary Agency
Representing a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators. Tweets by Amanda Schiffmann.
1836 MSWL
71 AskAgent
3 Queries
179 Tips

“Realistic middle grade stories featuring characters with compelling interests, like in The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez and The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin.” @msmariavicente #MSWL mariavicente.com/representation

Elena Giovinazzo
@elenagiovinazzz
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, more specifically, Vice President at Pippin Properties, Inc.
10 MSWL
1 Tips
Carlisle Webber
@carliebeth
Literary Agent
Literary agent at @FuseLiterary 📚 Princess on the outside, villain on the inside 🖤 She/her, Ms. 👸🏼
107 MSWL
10 Tips

#YA and #MG about neurodivergent kids. (Who has a female character with ADHD?) #MSWL

Carlisle Webber
@carliebeth
Literary Agent
Literary agent at @FuseLiterary 📚 Princess on the outside, villain on the inside 🖤 She/her, Ms. 👸🏼
107 MSWL
10 Tips
Hannah VanVels ❄️⛄️
@hannahvanvels
Literary Agent
📚✏️Literary Agent @belcastr | Editor | Writer | @BookRiot | #RevPit | Devoted German shepherd & cat mom | She/her |QueryMe.Online/HannahVanVels☕️🍷
28 MSWL
55 AskAgent
58 Queries
3 Tips
Hilary Harwell
@HilaryHarwell
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @KTLiterary | Children's Writer | Seeker of profundity, sunshine, fun, and good books. She/her. Query me: hilaryquery at ktliterary.com.
53 MSWL
16 Tips
Sara Schonfeld
@SaraSchon
Editor
HarperCollins @KTegenBooks editorial, superhero fan, nerd, cookie lover. Author of BIRTHDAY ON MARS!
28 MSWL

Next year is the 100th anniversary of the discovery of King Tut. Really hungry for an #ownvoices kid archaeologist MG—bonus points for critique of how museums often steal artifacts! #mswl

Erin Clyburn
@erin_clyburn
Literary Agent
Associate Literary Agent @JDLitAgency // Copy Editor @foodandwine // Southerner // hiking & horror movies // she/her
125 MSWL
6 AskAgent
18 Tips

I'd love to see in my queries:

- Atmospheric, woodsy, lush horror like THE YEAR OF THE WITCHING (YA, A)
- Domestic/psychological thrillers by BIPOC authors (A)
- Scavenger hunts (MG, YA, A)
- Eerie spec fic in isolated settings (CATHERINE HOUSE, THE WATER CURE)

#MSWL

P.S. Literary Agency
@PSLiterary
Literary Agency
Representing a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators. Tweets by Amanda Schiffmann.
1836 MSWL
71 AskAgent
3 Queries
179 Tips

“A YA or MG novel comping #DeadbyDaylight that is still totally character-driven and emotional.” @readbystephanie #MSWL psliterary.com/submissions/

Hilary Harwell
@HilaryHarwell
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @KTLiterary | Children's Writer | Seeker of profundity, sunshine, fun, and good books. She/her. Query me: hilaryquery at ktliterary.com.
53 MSWL
16 Tips

It's come to my query-reading attention that I am a total sucker for #secretsocieties. Send me all your mysterious, secret organization stories, folks. #MG #YA #MSWL

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I 💙 Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses ‘ya'll.’ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
1 AskAgent
11 Queries
29 Tips
Rachel Mann
@rachelphilippa
Literary Agent
Editor turned agent at Jo Unwin Literary Agency - submissions now open. Freelance editing too.
12 MSWL

Rachel Mann @rachelphilippa

While we're all locked up reading and writing / glued to social media, I thought I might do a thread about the kinds of submissions I'm looking for, because it worked pretty well last time...

My submissions are now reopen – #mswl below. Could be v. crudely summarised as: minoritized voices & stories/ creepy/ funny/ weird/ playful/ radical/ internationalist/ commercial middle-grade/ bold YA/ non-white genre fic/ bold adult non-fic/ anything else you like. Send away!

Sarah McCabe
@sarahrmccabe
Editor
Editor at S&S/Margaret K. McElderry. Aspiring Starfleet officer. Potential vampire slayer in training. (She/her)
26 MSWL

Dear agents,

Just want to put out the call again that I'd love to see more fantasy/sci-fi middle grade submissions in my inbox! I have a TON of space for mg on my list right now, so [*insert grabby hands here*]!! #MSWL

Shari Maurer
@sharimaurer
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at Stringer Literary and Local Group Lead for @MomsDemand Rockland County, NY. The best days include ice cream.
4 MSWL

WRITERS! Send me your MG and YA novels that grab me from the first page and make me laugh, make me cry and make me forget the pandemic. I'm looking for a broad range in my #MSWL--pretty much anything but fantasy. Query through the Stringer Lit site: stringerlit.com

❄️Megan❄️ - Closed to Queries
@Megan_Manzano
Literary Agent
Agent @ D4EO Literary • Freelance Editor • #RevPit Editor • Former #Pitchwars Mentor • (She/They) • Latinx
106 MSWL
193 AskAgent
10 Queries
178 Tips

Some #MSWL things I've been craving in my inbox:

🌈 Queer MG, especially first crushes
💙 Found family dynamics
🌳 Small towns/isolated settings especially with a speculative element
💀 Southern Gothic
♣️ Stories that involve tarot/playing with fate

ASH Literary
@ashliterary
Literary Agency
Children’s & YA agency from @alibelle . Picture books to YA, graphic novels and illustration. Submission guidelines on the website! Logo by @harryewoodgate .
2 MSWL