Lorna Hemingway
@HemingwayLorna
Literary Agent
PB and illustration agent @BLM_Agency | Small obsession with Drag Race UK | She/Her | Bi πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ
2 MSWL

Please send me all of your gorgeous, lyrical (but not rhyming) picture books that are seasonal or focused on beautiful surroundings. Extra points if you send me a picture book that features the northern lights ⭐️ #mswl #pb

P.S. Literary Agency
@PSLiterary
Literary Agency
Representing a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators.
2313 MSWL
71 AskAgent
3 Queries
179 Tips

"I'm looking for the next hilarious, commercial-feeling picture book that will crack kids up!"
@adriamgoetz #MSWL

psliterary.com/submissions/

Anjanette Barr
@bookbarrista
Literary Agent
Agent @ Dunham Literary, Author, YouTuber, mother of four in Juneau, AK. πŸ’•πŸ“šπŸ’•πŸ«–πŸ’•πŸ₯ƒπŸ’• Member AALA, SCBWI, Alaska Writers Guild, Catholic Writers Guild.
11 MSWL

Give me books for #generationartemis! All the space books EXCEPT space opera (sorry!)! Think Andy Weir, Mary Doria Russell, and Fonda Lee. Also more fiction picture books with space themes! Non-fiction is good too, but I want something fresh.

Anjanette Barr
@bookbarrista
Literary Agent
Agent @ Dunham Literary, Author, YouTuber, mother of four in Juneau, AK. πŸ’•πŸ“šπŸ’•πŸ«–πŸ’•πŸ₯ƒπŸ’• Member AALA, SCBWI, Alaska Writers Guild, Catholic Writers Guild.
11 MSWL
Jordan Hamessley
@thejordache
Literary Agent
Literary agent at @NewLeafLiterary representing PB, MG, and YA. Horror & SF geek who loves books. Musical theater nerd. - she/her/hers -
49 MSWL
2 Tips

The Standard Digital @StandardKenya

KBC’s reporter piece to camera with the Jumbo turns hilarious

Video by KBC pic.twitter.com/mZMjnEFbes

I really love elephants.

If you are an illustrator with an elephant picture book, hit me up. I’d love an elephant book of an elephant living its life in wild. Not living it up in the big city Babar-style. (Also less colonialism) #mswl

Anissa Dorsey (she/her/Ella/elle)
@AnissaDorsey777
Literary Agent
Lit Agent for Graphic Novels and Prose of various genres and demos. Prepping pitches and Taking Queries at QueryManager.com/2099 NOW. MSWL to come... Right?!
2 MSWL
P.S. Literary Agency
@PSLiterary
Literary Agency
Representing a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators.
2313 MSWL
71 AskAgent
3 Queries
179 Tips

"Pitch me your picture books: illustrated stories with literary sensibilities, nonfiction topics (not biographies), cultural traditions/folklore/history."
@agentvicente #MSWL

psliterary.com/submissions/

P.S. Literary Agency
@PSLiterary
Literary Agency
Representing a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators.
2313 MSWL
71 AskAgent
3 Queries
179 Tips

"I love picture books about family traditions/cultural traditions, especially when there is food, cooking, baking, or recipes involved."
@adriamgoetz #MSWL

psliterary.com/submissions/

Danielle Collins
@dani_reads8
Assistant Editor
Hi I’m Danielle and I get overly invested in fictional things for fun and for a living πŸ“š Assistant Editor @ S&S Children’s (she/her) πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ
1 MSWL

I got a Fun New Title, now you get a Fun New Wish List! Happy to share that my official #MSWL is up and running: manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/dani…

Kristie Choi
@minjipatterson
Editor
Acquiring EA @ Atheneum (S&S) | she/her πŸŒˆπŸ’—πŸ’›πŸ’™ μ΅œλ―Όμ§€, Korean-Am, cottagecore meets a punky morbid grandma, waterbender, sex/kink-positive leftist Christian
4 MSWL
Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at @PSLiterary . ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
139 MSWL
20 Queries
12 Tips

When I was growing up there seemed to be a micro-genre of Kafka-esque picture books about kids waking up with mysterious, fantastical physical conditions. They were so fun! I'd love to see projects like these. #MSWL

Vicky Weber
@vickyweberbooks
Literary Agent
Assoc. Lit Agent at @tpurcellagency ❀ Children's Books Author + Publishing Coach - Repped by @eastwestlit πŸ‡΅πŸ‡·
4 MSWL

#PBpitch is coming up so here are some of the types of stories I’m on the lookout for:

Picture books…
-by underrepresented authors
-with Abuelas and lots of love
-heartfelt family messages
-anything musical
-bilingual books
…and more!

#MSWL

Stefanie (Stevie) Molina
@agentstefanie
Literary Agent
Agent @ladderbirdlit | Freelance Editor | #SensitivityReader | she/her | baker-hiker-swimmer-musician
15 MSWL

-Specifically would love a PB about BIPOC learning to camp, visiting a national park, etc.

Stefanie (Stevie) Molina
@agentstefanie
Literary Agent
Agent @ladderbirdlit | Freelance Editor | #SensitivityReader | she/her | baker-hiker-swimmer-musician
15 MSWL

PB:
-outdoors. more outdoors, always
-gutsy, silly, obnoxious kids taking center stage
-unique aspects of culture (am always open to food, but am mostly looking for non-food entry points to story right now)
-author-illustrators whose styles feel ✨cozy✨
-NF about BIPOC history!

Stefanie (Stevie) Molina
@agentstefanie
Literary Agent
Agent @ladderbirdlit | Freelance Editor | #SensitivityReader | she/her | baker-hiker-swimmer-musician
15 MSWL

I will be closing to fiction queries from November 1st through January 9th for holidays and catching up. (I will still be open for cookbooks.) If you want to get your fiction (or NF PB) in before then, here's an #MSWL thread of what I'm looking for right this moment.

Kayla Tostevin
@ktostevinbooks
Editor
πŸ“š Senior Editor of picture books @PageStreetKids β€’ she/her β€’ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡² πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ β€’ Happiest when adventuring πŸšΆπŸ»πŸ• πŸ” πŸš΄β€β™€οΈ β›΅
9 MSWL

New specific whim for my #MSWL! I'd love to see more PB bios of contemporary musicians. Give me rock bands, give me rappers, give me pop stars currently killing it. (Lizzo, anyone?? πŸ‘€) I LOVE music across many genres, try me with anyone who has a fascinating, kid-OK story!🎸🎡🎢

Trisha de Guzman
@trishadeg
Editor
πŸ‡΅πŸ‡­ Filipino immigrant ✨ Editor at Farrar Straus Giroux Books For Young Readers ✨ wannabe outdoorsman @mackidsbooks @fiercereads #WNDB #POCinPub
36 MSWL

dipping my lil toes back into Twitter to announce that i'm on the hunt for those special *fiction* #picturebook mss--i don't have many on my list, but am looking to change that! #MSWL

Lisa Amstutz
@LJAmstutz
Literary Agent
Author, ecologist, agent @StormLiterary . Currently closed to queries. linktr.ee/LJAmstutz
3 MSWL

I'm also open to #PB, #MG, and #NF for all ages. Not looking for board books or rhyme at this time.

Bethany Jett | β™₯οΈπŸ’› FSU πŸ’›β™₯️
@BetJett
Literary Agent
Assoc Lit Agent, Boymom x3, MilspoπŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ πŸ™πŸ» πŸ’– #INFJ ✨ I live in a world of books, but I’m literally allergic to them. #colophony | AALA SCBWI
13 MSWL

My #MSWL for PB: true rhyme w/ perfect meter; 99% of the time prefer text-only

Tip 1: You know where you expect the beats, so have others read it out loud. Listen for where they place the emphasis.

Tip 2: Don’t force the rhyme. πŸ€¦πŸΌβ€β™€οΈ

#morningmusings

Kortney Price
@kortney_price
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @belcastr . I tweet about bookish things & my dog 🐢 She/Her
52 MSWL
30 AskAgent
9 Tips