Angelica Chong
@angelicachong_
Editor
books, films, deep sea facts, figure skating • associate editor @orbitbooks • she/her
5 MSWL

#mswl moby dick fantasy/space opera retelling....? is this anything or am i just looney haha (no but seriously...send it to me)

Nadia El-Fassi
@chronicles_of_n
Editor
SFF Commissioning Editor @orbitbooks . Fantasy and rom-com author. Powerlifter. MA in Poetry. Muslim. Bi 🏳️‍🌈. She/they. Views my own. 🇲🇦/ 🇦🇺
73 MSWL

For sci-fi give me space opera, political intrigue, terraforming, alien species and first contact. I loved A Memory Called Empire, Some Desperate Glory, Murderbot, Becky Chambers (Psalm for the Wild Built is the perfect solarpunk sf)…

Laura Southern
@LauraGayle77
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @WolfLiterary • SFF Writer • Musician • #AMM • Likes nature magic, feminism, and villains • Rep: @ChelseaBigBang
11 MSWL

Adult: SFF & horror! I especially love dark SFF, whether that be epic fantasy or space opera, & I'm interested in horror that intersects with other genres. I'd love to find a horror romance, or a sci-fi horror. Would love a sapphic romantasy & any creepy, queer genre works.

Lane Clarke
@lanewriteswords
Literary Agent
Ultra Literary Agent (of chaos) repped by @petejknapp (she/they). #PitBLK cofounder. #BVM creator.
9 MSWL

Hungry for some science fiction, especially space opera under 130k! Faves include RED RISING, THE EXPANSE, and WINTER’S ORBIT #mswl

H.AlOmari
@inkbyomari
Editor
✨📖 Editor 📑✨ @shaherazadshelf || ☪️🕊️revert || 🇵🇸💍 تحيا جنين
5 MSWL

Sci-fi • space opera, aliens, monsters, romance

Fantasy • high/epic/second-world, retellings, mythical creatures, *limited* magical systems, time travel, academia, romance

H.AlOmari
@inkbyomari
Editor
✨📖 Editor 📑✨ @shaherazadshelf || ☪️🕊️revert || 🇵🇸💍 تحيا جنين
5 MSWL

Sci-fi • space opera, aliens, monsters, romance

Fantasy • high/epic/second-world, retellings, mythical creatures, *limited* magical systems, time travel, academia, romance

H.AlOmari
@inkbyomari
Editor
✨📖 Editor 📑✨ @shaherazadshelf || ☪️🕊️revert || 🇵🇸💍 تحيا جنين
5 MSWL

Seeking any mix of the following:

Sci-fi • space opera, aliens, monsters, romance

Fantasy • high/epic/second-world, retellings, mythical creatures, *limited* magical systems, time travel, academia, romance

P.S. Literary Agency
@PSLiterary
Literary Agency
Representing a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators.
2641 MSWL
71 AskAgent
3 Queries
179 Tips

"Send me science fiction with high genre elements – think space opera and science fantasy like GIDEON THE NINTH, SOME DESPERATE GLORY, and Nnedi Okorafor."
@roseferrao #MSWL
psliterary.com/submissions/

Rose Ferrao
@roseferrao
Literary Agent
Associate Agent @PSLiterary | formerly @orbitbooks @bloomsburybooks | Not the chocolate or the car | Lover of the weird and wondrous ✨ Views my own. she/her
18 MSWL

For science fiction, I’m looking for space opera and science fantasy like GIDEON THE NINTH, SOME DESPERATE GLORY and THE SCOURGE BETWEEN STARS. It doesn’t need to be fast and loud – TO BE TAUGHT, IF FORTUNATE is a favourite – but it needs to have major sf elements.

Christa Heschke
@ChristaHeschke
Literary Agent
Children's Literary Agent, @McIntoshandOtis , movie-fanatic, dreamer, kid-at-heart, #GoPackGo , Western NY born and bred.
79 MSWL
13 Tips

Sci-fi – I’m not looking for hard sci-fi. I'd really like a sci-fi-horror like ALIEN (but not too much gore!! I can handle some though), and always open to space operas! No intergalactic wars.

Emily Byron
@emilycbyron
Editor
Commissioning editor of science fiction and fantasy @OrbitBooks UK. Usually found shouting about books. Views are my own. (She/her)
14 MSWL

I’m a total sucker for found family in any setting. Epic fantasy, space opera, I don’t mind. Just give me
those heartfelt 'with-you-to-the-end-no-matter-what vibes' #MSWL

Emily Byron
@emilycbyron
Editor
Commissioning editor of science fiction and fantasy @OrbitBooks UK. Usually found shouting about books. Views are my own. (She/her)
14 MSWL

Give me some pacy dynamic space opera! Especially if it has a sense of fun and/or a rag-tag bunch of space rogues - I need me some of those Firefly vibes! (Under Fortunate Stars was a recent fave) #MSWL

Laura Bennett
@Losbennett
Literary Agent
SFF Agent @LiverpoolLit . Queries closed | TTRPG, board game & video game geek. | Ex-teacher. | Toddler & Bengal cat mum. | She/her. | IndieInk judge. | 🏳️‍🌈
10 MSWL

I especilly want: Fantasy romance! (Not paranormal romance - needs to be fantasy!) Near-future adult sci-fi. Epic fantasy based on non-European settings. Space opera with non-European/American influences!

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 📚 Eclectic in life & books. I 💙 Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens 👽 rock!
240 MSWL
1 AskAgent
11 Queries
33 Tips

Ali Herring (closed to queries until 8/16) @HerringAli

I have now answered every query in QM I received PRIOR to closing to queries at the beginning of summer. I've got inbox zero for when I reopen tomorrow.

#MSWL -YA historical realistic centered on a historical but fictionalized MC -High-concept fast-moving YA -Contemporary MG -space opera -generation ship setting -western settings / adventure -inspy & category romance -accessible scifi -diverse scifi -Hallmark-esque MG 1st love

Kimberly Fernando
@books4kimberly
Literary Agent
Read | Write | Terrible Gardener | Literary Associate - Olswanger Literary - Adult Fiction & Nonfiction Only
23 MSWL

I’m thrilled to announce I’m a new Literary Associate at Olswanger Literary! I’ll open to submissions on September 1, accepting adult fiction and nonfiction.

If you think we might be a match (my tastes are wide & varied) please query me in September!

kfernandobooks.com/submissions.ht…

Isabel Kaufman
@isabeljka
Literary Agent
literary agent @foxliterary , lighting lanterns at the crossroads of literary and speculative fiction. goose girl & katabasis enthusiast.
21 MSWL
Christa Heschke
@ChristaHeschke
Literary Agent
Children's Literary Agent, @McIntoshandOtis , movie-fanatic, dreamer, kid-at-heart, #GoPackGo , Western NY born and bred.
79 MSWL
13 Tips

I'm not the right fit for hard sci-fi, but I'm open to it if it's lighter and accessible! For example, I'd be interested in a space opera.

Nadia El-Fassi
@chronicles_of_n
Editor
SFF Commissioning Editor @orbitbooks . Fantasy and rom-com author. Powerlifter. MA in Poetry. Muslim. Bi 🏳️‍🌈. She/they. Views my own. 🇲🇦/ 🇦🇺
73 MSWL

Multiverses and space opera! I love expansive worlds with a close knit cast of characters, like NOPHEK GLOSS. I love the strange and alien, horror in space, and found family tropes. Another recent favourite of mine was THE SPACE BETWEEN WORLDS. #MSWL

Kurestin Armada
@kurestinarmada
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at @RootLiterary . Specializes in science fiction, fantasy, & graphic novels for all ages.
57 MSWL
137 AskAgent
2 Queries
20 Tips

My list is pretty fully of geniuses at the moment but there are some things I've been wanting to sign for an age--maybe you can help me out? #MSWL

- adult space opera
- MG mystery (sff/contemp)
- series-friendly GN
- YA/MG horror GN
- anything like IN OTHER LANDS, pls, I'm dying

Ali Herring
@HerringAli
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1 📚 Eclectic in life & books. I 💙 Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. #TeamSpencerhill Ali-ens 👽 rock!
240 MSWL
1 AskAgent
11 Queries
33 Tips

Bonus #MSWL. I adore adventurous space opera of all kinds. (Ex Beth Revis Across the Universe or Passengers) but really want a focus on adventure and discovering new worlds.