I can't tell you how often I think about films like Birdbox and A Quiet Place, and how badly I want to read more novels about parents fighting for their kids and found families in apocalyptic settings.
I mean, I also DON'T want to read them, but also I do.
Send me those! #MSWL
I turned 30 (!!!) last weekend, an occasion I'm seizing to share my #MSWL this year:
- sweeping YA romance
- ✨queer magic✨
- savvy, commercial MG fantasy
- joyful queer & POC stories
- & POC authors with something to say
- emotional contemporary MG
- cozy af graphic novels
Guess whaaaat? I'm taking pitches for the @SavvyAuthors Sweetheart Pitchfest!
- Adult Spring/Summer Romances and Holiday Romances (G-Rated, 75,000+ words).
- Romantic Suspense (any heat level, 50,000+ words).
Getting some traction for an old #mswl tweet so thought I should update with what I am actively looking for RIGHT NOW: Crime and psychological thrillers with a very, very, very clear hook, and wonderful MG - warm, funny, contemporary, magical - anything with a great voice!
Erin Hahn @erinhahn_authorI’ve read 3 gooey, out of this world YA romances in the past few months, chock-full of heart, hard-learned lessons & swoons. I’m SO lucky to have this job and to count myself among their numbers. YA authors are doing the work, showing healthy examples of love and I’m HERE FOR IT.
THIS. THIS. THIS. #MSWL
Too often we see unhealthy/abusive relationship behaviors modeled in YA lit without having those behaviors inspected or questioned. This subsequently helps normalize those behaviors IRL. #noexcuseforabuse
On Sunday, Bong Joon-ho’s “Parasite” became the first film not in the English language to win an Academy Award for #BestPicture. Diversity & representation are so important in our movies and our literature, and we are always searching for new and important stories to tell! #mswl
As much as I love getting YA & MG submissions in my inbox, I'd also love to see more adult nonfiction come my way! I'm always looking for illustrated nonfiction projects, light-hearted narrative projects with a sense of humor & pop culture, pop science & humor submissions. #mswl