I’ve opened to picture books. I’ve missed my PB community. (Go easy on me.)
I’ll be prioritizing authors and/or illustrators from marginalized communities, books with side-splitting humor, and fascinating nonfiction (that’s not a bio).
Querymanager.com/jmcgowan - #MSWL
I open to #queries on Jan 17-Feb 17. Here's my #MSWL
#PB anything goes for fiction. For NF STEM
#MG for fiction horror, contemporary, adventure, HF. For NF field/nature guides
#YA horror, contemporary, retellings, HF, romance. For NF cookbooks, STEM, Inspirational
In Picture Books, I’d love to see:
☀️culture stories that shape us
☀️meaningful diverse stories that talk about love and family
☀️author or author-illustrators
🎉 Look out for an announcement this week 👀
✨Illustrators are welcome to submit✨
WRITERS! I'm excited to see what the new year will bring to my inbox. If you write YA/MG/PB/NF, please check out my #MSWL to see if we might be a good fit. (a little Elmo energy because I'm enjoying Elmo/Rocco a little bit too much) bit.ly/smaurermswl
This great @annehelen interview with activist Ragen Chastain (@danceswithfat) reminds me of a #MSWL: I'd love to do a picture book about fatness and body positivity with a BIPOC team. If you have a MS, hit me up! annehelen.substack.com/p/i-had-been-h…
Hi, agent friends :) It's about that time: New Year, New #MSWL 📚✒️
I edit picture books, middle grade novels, and YA novels/nf, as well as select graphic novels across genres.
I prioritize intersectional stories that center BIPOC characters & their unique, varied experiences.
🎄 Alice S-H 🎄 @alibelleHello! Happy 2022! I will be back at my desk tomorrow morning and am excited to dive into what’s already shaping up to be an exciting year, over 300 (!) assistant applications, AND I’ll be opening to queries. Ahead of that, let’s do a #mswl thread.
I’m looking across picture books (author-illustrator only) to YA including graphic novels. I love romcoms, friendcoms, adventures and intriguing magic. I am not a fit for most horror, sci-fi, anything to do with emergencies on planes or the pandemic, or animal POVs. #mswl
Updated manuscript wishlist: manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/thal…. Looking forward to reading some fantastic American history picture books and historical novels in 2022. #MSWL #kidlit #picturebooks #HistoricalFiction #YA #middlegrade
First day back in the office and I'm looking forward to some wonderful books in 2022!
I'm currently looking for:
* author-illustrated picture books
* children's illustrators
* middle grade fiction and non-fiction
#mswl here: tracymarchini.com/submit-to-tracy
In Picture Books, I'd love to see:
🍎Family traditions and how they shape us
🍎Silly and fun wordplay
🍎Poetic, lyrical books that show emotional resilience
🍎Biographies and nonfiction focusing on people and eras that have been historically overlooked
Just a reminder that I (and many other editors!) are eager to acquire and amplify trans voices. Agents, I’m always looking for picture books, graphic novels, and MG/YA novels that uplift the trans community 🏳️⚧️ No more room in this world or on our pub lists for bigotry & hate!
WRITERS! I'm open to queries through the holidays so if you have a finished YA/MG/PB/NF ms you're excited about and don't want to wait for the new year, send it over! #MSWL here: manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/shar…
FYI: Queries read through 11/25. MSS to come. // Happy Thanksgiving! Peace! // #MSWL: all good things; ever-keen on representing a genie thriller, romance a la Rainbow Rowell, clever picture books, illustrators with visions, + more. // Closed. Until next updates.