OwnVoices

Lynnette Novak @Lynnette_Novak · 9h

I'm dying for some #OwnVoices #Diversity #POC #LGBTQ picture books!!! Paste your query and MS and send to querylynnette (at) theseymouragency (dot) com. #MSWL #kidlit #amquerying

Ali Herring @HerringAli · 2d

#MSWL Looking for very commercial, highly aspirational YA with own-voices, diverse characters, especially contemporary YA, or contemporary fantasy YA. Please put in referral line of Query manager link: "#MSWL: some combo of the above language."

Lynnette Novak @Lynnette_Novak · 3d

Hey, writing peeps! My inbox would love more queries for #OwnVoices YA contemporary, all MG fiction, and all kinds of adult thrillers. Please paste query and 1st 5 pages in email and sent to: querylynnette (at) theseymouragency (dot) com. #diversity #MSWL #WritingCommunity

Leslie Zampetti @leslie_zampetti · 4d

Read the late great Barbara Neely’s BLANCHE ON THE LAM yesterday. So sad we only have 4 of these. I’m going to have to dole them out to myself as treats...

I’d love a contemporary #ownvoices mystery that tells it like it is, just as Ms. Neely did. #MSWL

samantha s. fabien🌹 @samanthashnh · Mar 18

Dear #amquerying writers,

I'm working from home (as is everyone) and I really need some escapist queries in my inbox. Send me your upmarket women's fiction, contemporary romances, thrillers, and contemporary fantasies (+1 if it's queer, +1 if it's diverse and #ownvoices). #MSWL

Maria Regina @maria_regina39 · Mar 17

I just heard the tale of Mongolian princess/pro wrestler/warrior Khutulun and wanted to use it as a short #mswl discussion. I'd love to see an #ownvoices novel about her, but I also thought I'd explain why this is catching my eye

laphamsquarterly.org/roundtable/wre…

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Khutulun

Johanna Castillo 🇺🇸🇪🇨 @jcastillobooks · Mar 13

House-bound #MSWL I’m looking for the next big YA or adult rom-com with a unique, compelling premise and #diverse characters #OwnVoices #MSWL #makemecry

Alyssa Roat @alyssawrote · Mar 13

#mswl I REALLY want an #ownvoices diverse sci-fi or fantasy YA or adult series. We Hunt the Flame? Children of Blood and Bone? Why are manuscripts like this not in my inbox? If you have something like this I would LOVE your proposal in my inbox alyssa@cyleyoung.com.

Rachel Mann @rachelphilippa · Mar 13

More #ownvoices queer and trans love stories in YA would be excellent! And YA graphic novels, too.

Rachel Mann @rachelphilippa · Mar 13

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...

Always, always, #ownvoices stories from under-represented writers and characters – including neuroatypical protagonists; characters with visible and invisible disabilities; stories involving unpaid carers and young carers; the broadest definition of queer love / sex stories...

Naomi Krueger @NaomiJKrueger · Mar 5

Agents, if you snag something great today that would be a good fit for @BeamingBooksMN please keep me in mind! Send me a DM if you need my email address. #PitMad #kidlit #PB #OwnVoices #MG #CB

My #MSWL: naomikrueger.com/about/mswl/

Kelly Dyksterhouse @KellyDHouse · Mar 3

Updated #MSWL: humorous PB's with a surprise twist, and non-fic focusing on unsung heroes (pref. #ownvoices), MG with a clear narrative arc, unforgettable characters and a strong emotional core. Stories that bring out the magic in the ordinary. And ghosts!

Linda Epstein @LindaEpstein · Mar 2

It's almost Purim! Who's going to send me a YA retelling of the Book of Esther (and my girl Vashti)? Perhaps a little f/f/ queer? Definitely feminist though and #ownvoices Jewish. #MSWL

Amarilys Writes & Edits @AmarilysWrites · Mar 1

I'm looking for #ownvoices and diversity rich speculative fiction stories, but I’m open to all stories compelling enough #YA #NA #A #Romance #mswl

Send your query and FULL ms to my attention (Amy Acosta) via entangledpublishing.submittable.com/submit/

Deborah Nemeth @DebNemeth · Feb 26

#MSWL I’m eager to acquire for @CarinaPress’s newest line, Adores, featuring LGBTQ+ characters, and I’m especially interested in #ownvoices submissions. Here’s a link for more information about the requirements for Adores:
carinapress.com/blog/carina-ad…

Anne Tibbets ::CLOSED TO QUERIES:: @AnneTibbets · Feb 24

In YA - all categories and genres #MSWL I am partial to:
- VOICE!
- Unique take on dystopian & all YA SFF
- Thriller/Mys: dark and broody
- Historical from any time other than WW2
- Contemp? Something funny! Bring me your YA snark and sarcasm.
- #ownvoices