OwnVoices

Kat Kerr @thekatsmews · Mar 9

As a Korean-American, I'm on the hunt for anything that showcases my culture and heritage. I want to boost our stories across genres: contemporary, historical, SF/F...again, own-voices only. #mswl

Lynnette Novak @Lynnette_Novak · Mar 5

I’d love to see more #ownvoices and #diversity MG and YA queries. Paste query and first five pages in body of email and send to: querylynnette (@) theseymouragency (dot) com. #writingcommmunity #amquerying #MSWL

Devin Ross @Devyross · Feb 27

Devin Ross @Devyross

Hey #writingcommmunity I'm looking for some specific things in my queries so here are a few #mswl items I'd love to see!

In #YA I'm looking for a few things. 1) Diverse, inclusive contemporary by #ownvoices authors 2) Send me something that will absolutely break my heart 3) strong voices in any genre 4) I always love a MC with an attitude and witty comebacks. #MSWL

Jessica Faust @BookEndsJessica · Feb 16

I am hungry for more women’s fiction & psych suspense & all fiction featuring POC, trans, & LGBTQ characters. #ownvoices #mswl query me QueryMe.Online/Jessica_Faust

Jessica Faust @BookEndsJessica · Feb 16

A reminder if you’ve missed previous #mswl I have been looking for more adult fiction & nonfiction by trans authors. There is space for you. QueryMe.Online/Jessica_Faust

Alyza Liu | 无名氏 @alyzaliu · Feb 15

hi friends! i would LOVE to see an #ownvoices picture book biography about eddie aikau

i just finished the most recent mfm epsiode where @KarenKilgariff covers his story, and i might have cried a little (a lot) #mswl

Linda Epstein @LindaEpstein · Feb 13

I've got a #mswl! I'd LOVE to see a #middlegrade or #youngadult novel w/POC Jewish characters, preferably by an #ownvoices author. Although I'm not currently open to submissions I am open for that. Use my submission guidelines emeraldcityliterary.com/lindaepstein/ & ignore the auto response.

T.S. Ferguson @TeeEss · Feb 13

Louisa @llws

I like to call this list the T. S. Ferguson Is Good at His Job list: bookriot.com/2019/02/13/div… @TeeEss @InkyardPress

LOL! I try. But yes, go read my books (PULP and ALL OUT) and the others on this list! Also, would love to find more POC and intersectional #OwnVoices historical fiction. #mswl

Kerstin Wolf @Kerstin_Wolf · Feb 11

I’d love to see more queries for #OwnVoices manuscripts in my Query Manager inbox! Please send me your #OwnVoices romance, fantasy, and sci-fi novels! #mswl

Stephanie Delman @imaginarysmd · Feb 4

Today's #MSWL:
I'd love a literary mystery. Some twisty suspense that feels *new* and avoids the girl-gone-missing trope (or turns it on its head).
More #ownvoices, please!
HORROR/a fresh ghost story.
Yr big ensemble cast that will make me cry. Make me cry, dammit! 🤗

Hilary Harwell @HilaryHarwell · Feb 1

VERY hungry for some new middle grade projects right now - send me your #MG mysteries, heartfelt contemporary, #ownvoices projects #amquerying writers! #MSWL Oh, and some dark stuff too. #horror #darkfantasy

Lilly G @WonderLilly · Jan 31

If you wrote the children's book you wish had existed when you were a kid, about your culture, about your language, about your country, please reach out to me. I'm not formally open to queries right now, but I'm on a mission. #MSWL #ownvoices #weneeddiversebooks #kidslit

Margaret Bail @MKDB · Jan 30

I totally forgot that today's #SFFpit! If I "like" your pitch, please send query letter, synopsis, first 10 pages to margaret(at)fuseliterary(dot)com, with #SFFpit in subject line! #mswl #mystery #scifi #fantasy #thriller #ownvoices

Lynnette Novak @Lynnette_Novak · Jan 30

If I missed your #SFFpit pitch, paste query & 1st 5 pages in email. Adult: SFF, thriller, cont. romance, & mystery. YA: thriller, SFF, horror, mystery, & contemporary. MG: SFF, mystery, contemporary, & horror. querylynnette (@) theseymouragency (.)com #diversity #MSWL #ownvoices