Julie
@literaryfey
Literary Assistant
🇫🇷🇺🇸 she/they. agent assistant and literary flâneuse. writer, editor, cheap wine connoisseur. neurodivergent. #FreePalestine . views mine.
25 MSWL

- speculative fiction
(I prefer grounded, literary sci-fi + fantasy. no secondary worlds, but rather our world steeped in liminal magic and/or technology. anything creepy, toothy, gritty, strange, something that sends a shiver down your spine.)

#MSWL

James McGowan
@jmcgowanbks
Literary Agent
Literary Agent, author, sitcom enthusiast, professional snacker… the usual. @bookendslit (he/him)
106 MSWL
18 AskAgent
7 Tips

Babel - R.F. Kuang - I want to smack this book against my face. Anything with grounded speculative element, commentary on our society, writing that punches you right in the head

The Appeal - mixed media, super fun characters, a slow burn with a twist #MSWL

Alyssa Maltese
@lyssmaltese
Literary Agent
Just happy to be here. | Agent @rootliterary 📚💭
14 MSWL

I'm eagerly seeking commercial thrillers, horror, and domestic suspense, as well as upmarket speculative fiction.

In all of these genres, I'm looking for high concept stories with something new to say.

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented Adult, YA, and select MG voices in Fantasy, Sci-Fi, and Horror ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Founder @TBRstack ⟡ he/him
70 MSWL

✨Diverse, inclusive adult literary
✨Literary fiction with speculative elements
✨Upmarket/literary fantasy in the vein of Alix Harrow, V.E. Schwab, or Carlos Ruiz Zafón that explores folklores or mythologies.
Bonus points for stories rooted in multi-generational secrets
#MSWL

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented Adult, YA, and select MG voices in Fantasy, Sci-Fi, and Horror ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Founder @TBRstack ⟡ he/him
70 MSWL

✨Latine/x voices in sci-fi, fantasy, and horror
✨Marginalized and underrepresented voices in contemporary YA
✨Adult literary fiction steeped in post colonial cultural identity with a touch of the inexplicable
✨BIPOC Mystery with speculative or fantasy elements.
#MSWL

Ernie Chiara
@erniechiara
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @FuseLiterary ⟡ Seeking underrepresented Adult, YA, and select MG voices in Fantasy, Sci-Fi, and Horror ⟡ SFWA ⟡ Founder @TBRstack ⟡ he/him
70 MSWL

✨K-pop group by day, magic-wielding vigilantes by night.
✨Black and BIPOC voices in sci-fi, fantasy, and horror.
✨Contemporary fantasy and speculative fiction from a BIPOC perspective.
#MSWL

Brian Geffen
@Brian_Geffen
Editor
Senior Editor at Henry Holt Books for Young Readers. He/him
58 MSWL

Or a dash of speculative in contemporary is great too! For YA fantasy, I love swoony, action-packed stories with fresh magic systems and diverse worldbuilding #MSWL.

Naomi Davis, Literary Agent (they/them/she/her)
@NaomisLitPix
Literary Agent
Eternally optimistic Literary Agent at @Bookendslit Nonbinary/GenderQueer 🏳️‍🌈 ND; I laugh & love relentlessly. Repped by the phenomenal @4triciaskinner
205 MSWL
214 AskAgent
181 Tips

#MSWL I am open to queries! Looking for Adult and Crossover SFF, and Adult Speculative that blends either WF, horror, literary fiction, or suspense with speculative elements.
Looking forward to seeing your work!
querymanager.com/query/naomidav…

P.S. Literary Agency
@PSLiterary
Literary Agency
Representing a diverse list of internationally published, award-winning, bestselling and debut creators.
2258 MSWL
71 AskAgent
3 Queries
179 Tips

"Immersive speculative YA fiction like CHILDREN OF BLOOD AND BONE by Tomi Adeyemi, EMPRESS OF A THOUSAND SKIES by Rhoda Belleza, and BEASTS MADE OF NIGHT by Tochi Onyebuchi."
@agentvicente #MSWL

psliterary.com/submissions/

Julie
@literaryfey
Literary Assistant
🇫🇷🇺🇸 she/they. agent assistant and literary flâneuse. writer, editor, cheap wine connoisseur. neurodivergent. #FreePalestine . views mine.
25 MSWL

I'm trying to put my #mswl together for y'all but every time I write something I want to read I get way too specific about it

like yes please I would like a queer retelling of the Morrígan myth set during the Irish War of Independence with speculative magic vibes

Adria Goetz
@adriamgoetz
Literary Agent
A bit of a bookworm. Literary Agent + Fairy Godmother at P.S. Literary. ✨ MSWL: adriagoetz.com.
137 MSWL
20 Queries
12 Tips

I’d love to see more speculative adult fiction in my inbox. Magical realism, grounded fantasy, cozy fantasy, rom coms. Think “a little bit of magic and a whole lot of heart” and that’s my cup of tea.✨ #MSWL

Lauren Bajek
@laurenbajek
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @LizaDawsonAssoc & assistant to @hannahnpbowman . Not open to queries. Genrequeer, writer, parent. Pronounced BYE-ik. she/her.
10 MSWL

Sunday #MSWL: I'm DYING to represent an abolitionist procedural or mystery. Justice in resistance to the police/prison state, and/or the pursuit of justice in a place without police/prisons.

Adult fiction or NNF, speculative elements welcome. DMs open!

Kristin Ostby
@kristinostby
Literary Agent
Literary (but not particularly Twitterary) agent at Greenhouse. She/her/hers.
18 MSWL

I’d also like to find a YA rom-com *with speculative elements*—perhaps featuring the paranormal or some light magic. #MSWL

Roma Panganiban
@romapancake
Literary Assistant
Reading for a living at @janklownesbit . Shorter & quieter in person. Opinions mine, but we can negotiate custody. Don't buy books from Amazon. she/her
8 MSWL
2 Tips
Emily Glenister
@emily_glenister
Literary Agent
"Gobby, but fun" | Lit Agent @dhhlitagency | Events @goldsborobooks | No query DMs please
3 MSWL

I want a chilling, speculative thriller set in the Appalachian mountains.

There. I’ve said it.
#MSWL

Roz Foster
@RozFoster
Literary Agent
Literary agent. Frances Goldin Literary Agency. Fiction: email query & first 15 pages to rf@goldinlit.com Nonfiction: email query and proposal.
7 MSWL
1 Queries
7 Tips

Seeking literary fiction in these classic genres: dark speculative/sci-fi (near-future), crime, thriller. Unique hooks & new views. Linguistic & storytelling mastery, high personal stakes, psychological depth. ❤️Kazuo Ishiguro, Katie Kitamura, Ted Chiang, Naomi Alderman #MSWL

Rebecca Eskildsen
@rleskildsen
Literary Agent
Writers House. Probably tweeting about my cat. She/her. I am open to queries.
30 MSWL

Academia Aesthetics @AcademiaAesthe1

Abandoned architecture. pic.twitter.com/jE3NxBv35Y

I'd be interested in a YA or MG cli-fi take along the lines of these photos.

In general, I'd like to see a YA near-future speculative take on where our world is headed. Light on the dystopia, heavy on the creative speculation. #MSWL
twitter.com/AcademiaAesthe…

Margot Belet, Literary Agent 📖 🧙‍♂️🕵️‍♀️🐯
@BeletMargot
Literary Agent
Berlin-based literary agent | Looking for English- and Dutch-language popular fiction (fantasy, detective fiction, romance, nature nonfiction 🦕) | she/her
1 MSWL

#MSWL update. To query: send bio, first 50 pages and synopsis to: margot.belet@agentur-literatur.de #amquerying
🧞‍♀️Upmarket speculative fiction with magic realist vibes, comps Alix E. Harrow, Erin Morgenstern.. NO epic fantasy⚔️
🕵️Clever whodunnits with puzzles - comp KNIVES OUT.

Jane Chun
@janechunlit
Literary Assistant
Lit agent assistant @janklownesbit . Trying to think of what meme most defines me currently.
3 MSWL

Hi, #WritingCommunity! At long last, my #MSWL is finally up. 🎉 If you read my wish list and want to query me, please follow the submission guidelines at the bottom of my MSWL page.

manuscriptwishlist.com/mswl-post/jane…

#amwriting #amquerying

zoe-aline howard
@zoealinehoward
Literary Agent
Associate Agent at @HowlandLit , Literary Publicist at @PineStatePub , Lover of Patti Smith’s “This Is” captions on Instagram & OPEN TO QUERIES
12 MSWL

More in fiction: joyous LGBTQ+ characters. Contemporary, literary takes on the Western that critique genre tropes. Speculative/magical realism elements that are grounded in the “real” world (think Nothing To See Here, The Pisces)