Bridget Smith
@bredalot
Literary Agent
aka Breda. Literary agent at JABberwocky. Co-host of @ShipAndHandling publishing podcast. Plays with swords in free time. Way too long-winded for Twitte
77 MSWL
21 Tips

On that #shbookclub note, I would looove a science fiction that makes me ship a couple as hard as I did in SHARDS OF HONOR, please. #mswl

Shira Hoffman
@ShiraSHoffman
Literary Agent
Singer, dancer, editor, poet, animal lover, and abuser of exclamation marks! (She/Her)
19 MSWL
12 Tips

Creepy horror/SFF based on American legends like Lore (podcast) or Supernatural. Witches, spells, things that go bump in the night #mswl

Shira Hoffman
@ShiraSHoffman
Literary Agent
Singer, dancer, editor, poet, animal lover, and abuser of exclamation marks! (She/Her)
19 MSWL
12 Tips

High concept light SF fast pacing, strong characters, and twist and turns. Even better a genre mashups a la cowboy bebop or Firefly #mswl

Shira Hoffman
@ShiraSHoffman
Literary Agent
Singer, dancer, editor, poet, animal lover, and abuser of exclamation marks! (She/Her)
19 MSWL
12 Tips

Still look for Space Opera in the vein of Babylon 5, cultures clashing, epic wars, and complex and diverse characters #mswl

Sarah Guan
@Sarah_Guan
Editor
Works in the book trade: publisher & 2x Hugo Award-nominated editor of speculative fiction @erewhonbooks . @Stanford 🎓, New Yorker, Earth citizen. (she/her)
159 MSWL
5 AskAgent
2 Tips

Give me a #SFF society with a moral code materially different from ours, made believable through worldbuilding & character development #MSWL

Patricia Nelson
@patricianels
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at Marsal Lyon Literary Agency, representing YA & MG fiction (all genres), women's fiction & romance. She/her.
70 MSWL
2 Queries
94 Tips
Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
213 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

#MSWL SFF based on non-western cultures. Give me new family structures, gender roles, and more

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
213 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

Middle-of-the-day #MSWL reminder: if a tweet fits your book, check that your book is in the agent's categories! I do MG, YA, SF/F, Rom/E!

Laura Zats
@LZats
Literary Agent
Founder & Agent @HeadwaterLit . Host of the award-winning @printrunpodcast . Publishers Weekly industry MVP. She/her & Ms/Mx. Open to queries!
213 MSWL
176 AskAgent
3124 Queries
162 Tips

#MSWL more books that deal with collective trauma. Especially transgenerationally. #SFF #YA #C #ownvoices

Sarah Guan
@Sarah_Guan
Editor
Works in the book trade: publisher & 2x Hugo Award-nominated editor of speculative fiction @erewhonbooks . @Stanford 🎓, New Yorker, Earth citizen. (she/her)
159 MSWL
5 AskAgent
2 Tips

#SFF #MSWL: Give me the aftermath of revolution, the growing pains of a new world order. "Winning was easy, young man. Governing's harder."

Jennie Goloboy
@JennieGoloboy
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, DMLA. Charleston and the Emergence of Middle-Class Culture in the Revolutionary Era @ugapress '16, Obviously, Aliens @qospress '21. #vp20
87 MSWL
42 Tips

Have you written a science fiction novel for adults set in an appealing future? Send it on! #MSWL

Michelle Brower
@michellebrower
Literary Agent
Co-founder of Trellis Literary Management. she/her.
22 MSWL
4 Tips

#mswl Some really, really grounded science fiction would be nice, with a literary bent.

Sarah Guan
@Sarah_Guan
Editor
Works in the book trade: publisher & 2x Hugo Award-nominated editor of speculative fiction @erewhonbooks . @Stanford 🎓, New Yorker, Earth citizen. (she/her)
159 MSWL
5 AskAgent
2 Tips

#SFF #MSWL: Innovators who have to deal with the serious societal ramifications of their inventions (think Einstein and nuclear technology).

Caitlin McDonald
@literallycait
Literary Agent
literary agent @MaassLitAgency for SFF, YA, & GN • she/her • queer • ADHD • intensely editorial 📚 #BLM #TransRightsAreHumanRights
69 MSWL
33 AskAgent
124 Queries
39 Tips

Also always looking for SFF stories that address important real-world topics/themes in thoughtful ways a la Ursula LeGuin, #MSWL

Erica Bauman
@Erica_Bauman
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @AevitasCreative , writer, cat lady, musical theater superfan, TV watcher, donut obsessed, she/her. All views are my own.
148 MSWL
17 Tips

#MSWL non-Western culture inspired fantasy or sci-fi.

Elana Roth Parker
@ElanaRoth
Literary Agent
Kidlit agent w/ @LDLiterary . @aalitagents communications committee. Avid quilter. Still not Elena. Open to queries. She/her.
103 MSWL
3 AskAgent
196 Tips

I say this a lot but: Contemporary MG and YA with a well-executed, creative splash of something extra (sci-fi, fantasy, etc.) #mswl

Stephanie Stein
@stephlystein
Editor
Senior Editor @HarperChildrens & @HarperTeen , she/her, 47% caffeine by volume. Opinions my own, and I do have a lot of them. 🌈
213 MSWL
34 AskAgent

Starting off #MSWL day with an evergreen one: contemporary YA with a weird/unreal twist (magical realism or Eternal Sunshine-esque light SF)

Caitie Flum
@caitief
Literary Agent
Associate agent at Liza Dawson Associates. Thoughts are my own. Huge nerd, musical theater lover
79 MSWL
49 AskAgent
62 Queries
27 Tips

❤️ 💛 💚 💙 💜 all genres - YA contemp, YA SFF, book club, romance, thrillers, historical fiction, ALL OF IT. Especially #ownvoices #MSWL

Erica Bauman
@Erica_Bauman
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @AevitasCreative , writer, cat lady, musical theater superfan, TV watcher, donut obsessed, she/her. All views are my own.
148 MSWL
17 Tips