Nonfiction

P.S. Literary Agency @PSLiterary · 3d

“I’d love a nonfiction project that tackles food or cooking from a non-status quo perspective. Prose over cookbook preferred!” @kurestinarmada #MSWL psliterary.com/submissions/

P.S. Literary Agency @PSLiterary · 4d

"Non-fiction like Joseph McCormack's BRIEF: MAKE A BIGGER IMPACT BY SAYING LESS." @CurtisPSLA #MSWL psliterary.com/submissions/

Jessica Faust @BookEndsJessica · 5d

I had a really fun lunch yesterday with a nonfiction business editor and now I'm totally fired up to find more business/career/personal empowerment books especially by AOC & women, but for all readers. #MSWL

Laura Brown @LB1899 · 5d

Can somebody please, please write a book based on this woman's life? Non-fiction, fiction, either way, I want to know everything about Freddie and publish her story. #MSWL nzherald.co.nz/world/news/art…

Ariana Philips @ArianaPhilips · Mar 11

Authors/Illustrators/Everyone! I am now open to queries & looking to build my list. Visit the @JVNLA website for my #mswl and submission guidelines. #amagenting

Kat Kerr @thekatsmews · Mar 9

Also with nonfiction, I am on the lookout for stories that raise awareness regarding social issues, particularly in the area of LGBTQIA+ rights and undoc. immigrants/dreamers. These are two issues very close to my heart and I will fight tooth and nail to advocate for them. #mswl

Kat Kerr @thekatsmews · Mar 9

Within nonfiction, I would love a food-travel-culture book that doesn't read like an anthropological study, focusing the story through a humanitarian lens. #mswl

Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Mar 8

So, as you can see, my nonfiction tastes are pretty varied, and I'm open to seeing a range of projects. If you have something you think would be a great fit, you can find my submission guidelines and upload your materials at QueryMe.Online/AmandaJain. #mswl

Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Mar 8

MEMOIR: I'm interested in memoirs that have a really interesting hook like Rachael Hanel's WE'LL BE THE LAST ONES TO LET YOU DOWN. Sarah Smarsh's HEARTLAND bowled me over with its writing, and I'm looking forward to reading Casey Gerald's THERE WILL BE NO MIRACLES HERE. #mswl

Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Mar 8

But I would love to see some projects that open up this space and give a wider perspective. Books like Rahawa Haile's forthcoming IN OPEN COUNTRY and Edward James Mills' THE ADVENTURE GAP are great examples. #mswl

Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Mar 8

TRAVEL / THE OUTDOORS / THE WORLD AT LARGE: Who doesn't love a good armchair exploration? Bonus points if it makes me laugh or combines travel with history. Bill Bryson and Tony Horwitz are favorites of mine... #mswl

Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Mar 8

MATERIAL CULTURE: The subject I studied in grad school, and a topic near and dear to my heart. Lara Maiklem's MUDLARK, Marilyn Johnson's LIVES IN RUINS, Glenn Adamson's FEWER, BETTER THINGS, and Samuel Redman's BONE ROOMS are all great examples. #mswl

Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Mar 8

Steve Brusatte's THE RISE AND FALL OF THE DINOSAURS, Deborah Blum's THE POISON SQUAD, Sang-Hee Lee's CLOSE ENCOUNTERS WITH HUMANKIND, or Nick Pyenson's SPYING ON WHALES, I'd love to see it. #mswl

Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Mar 8

POP SCIENCE: I love pop science that takes me on a deep dive into a subject I don't know a lot about, or that takes a look at the scientists themselves. If you have something like Rob Dunn's NEVER HOME ALONE, Brian Keating's LOSING THE NOBEL PRIZE... #mswl

Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Mar 8

Super, SUPER interested in books that explore women's history and tell me the stories left out of my school textbooks. Books like Margot Lee Shetterly's HIDDEN FIGURES, Denise Kiernan's THE GIRLS OF ATOMIC CITY, or Mallory O'Meara's THE LADY FROM THE BLACK LAGOON. #mswl

Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Mar 8

HISTORY: Super, long-time history nerd right here. I would love to see some projects like David Grann's KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON, Anna-Lisa Cox's THE BONE AND SINEW OF THE LAND, or David Randall's BLACK DEATH AT THE GOLDEN GATE. #mswl

Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Mar 8

So, if you have a project like Michael Twitty's THE COOKING GENE, John T. Edge's POTLIKKER PAPERS, Ronni Lundy's VICTUALS, Edward Lee's BUTTERMILK GRAFFITI, or Asha Gomez's MY TWO SOUTHS, send it! #mswl

Amanda Jain @wensday95 · Mar 8

Amanda Jain @wensday95

Hello my nonfiction writing friends! I have a TON of #mswl tweets for you this morning, so buckle up.

First up, FOOD, because we've established how much I want to both eat it and read about it. I love food books that explore forgotten histories, take deep dives into one particular aspect, or that look at how food cultures intermingle and change one another. #mswl

Jessica Faust @BookEndsJessica · Mar 7

Thank you @jamerrson for creating this beautiful art. Yes! I’m seeking suspense & women’s fiction, literary, upmarket, & nonfiction and desperate for more diverse voices #mswl

Alyssa Eisner Henkin @AgentHenkin · Mar 6

In the spirit of #WomensHistoryMonth I’m exercising this week to Brave Not Perfect by @reshmasaujani. Her journey from finance to an attempt at politics to founding @GirlsWhoCode is so empowering. Would love to see more NF like this for young readers! #MSWL #WishlistWednesday