Kristy Hunter
Literary Agent
Associate Agent @KnightAgency (All views are my own) Instagram: @kristyshunter…
16 Tips
Clare Wallace
Literary Agent
Literary agent @DA_Agency @DA_Childrens @Illustration_da . Predictably bookish.
Replying to @writerswkend

Here is my #mswl… Generally, outside of crime, things that are uplifting & are about finding/making connections. High concept, feel-good, love stories. And across children's uplifting again, funny, things inspired by kindness and nature.

Pam Gruber
Literary Agent
Literary agent @IGLABooks . See also: avid window shopper, skilled pie maker, amateur DnD player, and crazy cat lady.

#mswl In adult -- voice and hook. Contemporary, historical, fantasy, speculative fiction, fantastical realism. Books I’ve recently called faves include The Interestings, A Gentleman in Moscow, Nothing to See Here, The Starless Sea, The Power, and the Broken Earth Trilogy 8/?

Elizabeth Lee
FSG Books for Young Readers assistant editor, opera singer, stress baker, and podcast addict | she / her / hers | writing books as @elshenwrites #WNDB #POCinPub

- Literary, character-driven stories featuring diverse ensembles and strong points of view
- Joyful romcoms about marginalized protagonists
- Light fantasy / speculative fiction


Kat Kerr
Literary Agent
Literary Agent at DMLA, writer, foodie, theatre nerd. ESTP. Horribly mundane person. All views my own. 💖💜💙🇰🇷QueryMe.Online/katkerr
6 AskAgent
10 Queries
23 Tips

I’m still looking for my Black Mirror comp! Had some close ones, but still no dice. Although now, I’m leaning more towards stories like San Junipiero or Hang the DJ as opposed to dark and grim. Still twisty, but more full of heart. #mswl


Sarah Guan @🏡
Works in the book trade (edits adult & YA speculative fiction @erewhonbooks ). @Stanford 🎓, New Yorker, Earth citizen. All views my own. (she/her)
148 MSWL
5 AskAgent
2 Tips

#MSWL: Speculative novels that feel like poetry, that call to mind specific poems, without being entirely in verse. Specific poets I like for these purposes: Tennyson, Donne, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Langston Hughes, Omar Khayyam, Wallace Stevens (There are more! Surprise me!)

Alex Slater
Literary Agent
Literary agent at Trident Media Group. These are not misprints, but beauties of my style hitherto undreamt of.
109 MSWL
32 AskAgent
55 Tips
Peter Knapp
Literary Agent
Lit agent with @parkandfine representing kid lit with enthusiasm!
257 MSWL
118 AskAgent
228 Queries
5 Tips

#MSWL - Anything that feels high concept and cinematic in YA, whether it’s sci-fi, fantasy, or contemporary with a speculative twist. Stories with big “what if” premises.

Peter Knapp
Literary Agent
Lit agent with @parkandfine representing kid lit with enthusiasm!
257 MSWL
118 AskAgent
228 Queries
5 Tips

#MSWL - Smart, commercial YA thrillers & mysteries! Think Tiffany Jackson, Karen McManus, E. Lockhart. Also, YA horror! I’d love something like MISS PEREGRINE’S HOME FOR PECULIAR CHILDREN, with a good speculative twist.

Ali Herring
Literary Agent
Asst. Literary Agent, Spencerhill Associates. Twin mom+1. Eclectic in life & books. I 💙 Jane Austen & SFF in equal doses. Uses ‘ya'll.’ Proud Atlantan.
164 MSWL
1 AskAgent
11 Queries
29 Tips

Would love an adult sci-fi, or spec-fi with strong world-building centered on a Latinx culture, but also want it to have a very strong science fiction plot line. Would love Dune vibes. #MSWL

Editorial Assistant
(She/Her) Another person with a twitter account. Editorial Assistant at a children's publisher Show Host/Producer of @GamePlayRFB on @RadioFreeBk
Hannah Fergesen
Literary Agent
Lit Agent at KT Literary. SFF writer (rep: Brooks Sherman, Janklow and Nesbit). Host at @gwbbpodcast . Gender mysterious witch. She/They. Sal: Mx.
145 MSWL
14 AskAgent
6 Queries
42 Tips

#DevsFX is a TV show with incredible, diverse casting that feels like the best literary spec fic out there. If you are an under repped writer cooking up something this complex and beautifully written, please send #mswl

Tara Gilbert ✨ closed to queries
Literary Agent
Associate Literary Agent @jdlitagency | 🌈she/they | ✨Magical | Gemini/Cancer ☼ Pisces ☽ Capricorn ↑
224 MSWL
46 AskAgent
25 Tips

I really want an adult book like Killing Eve. I don't normally rep suspense or thrillers, but I'd love something in speculative fiction the incorporates similar themes. I love how smart it is and how dark Villanelle is. Please give me more Villanelle characters. #MSWL

Maggie Kane
Literary Agent
There is always time to read. Always. Junior agent @IGLAbooks Unconventional Leo, textbook middle child. Opinions are lurking, they are just mine. She/her

Let's try that again! Writers! During this quagmire of a time, maybe you want to check out my #MSWL ? I'd love a story to sweep me off my feet, away from (gestures) all of this…

Kristina Pérez is closed to queries
Literary Agent
Literary agent @zenoagency . New Yorker in London, medievalist, feminist, Latinx. Probably listening to 90s music right now. Closed to queries.
Sarah Guan @🏡
Works in the book trade (edits adult & YA speculative fiction @erewhonbooks ). @Stanford 🎓, New Yorker, Earth citizen. All views my own. (she/her)
148 MSWL
5 AskAgent
2 Tips

I’m craving speculative stories about immigration & community that cast a wide net. Give me the Ellis Island “empty pockets/big dreams” classic. Give me knowledge workers, refugees, sprawling mixed-status families. Give these characters magic, spaceships, eldritch secrets.

❄️Megan❄️ - Closed to Queries
Literary Agent
Agent @ D4EO Literary • Freelance Editor • #RevPit Editor • Former #Pitchwars Mentor • (She/They) • Latinx
106 MSWL
193 AskAgent
10 Queries
178 Tips

Megan Manzano 🇵🇷 🌸 ~ Closed to Queries @Megan_Manzano

I'll be closing to queries today at noon EST.

I will reopen in May and will be participating in DVPit.


If you have any of the following in MG or YA, I'd love to see it:

- Thrillers
- Queer rep, especially a queer rom com
- Found families (bonus points if it's like Cheer on Netflix)
- Fae
- Latinx voices
- Contemporary fantasy or spec fic

#amquerying #MSWL

Hannah (Allaman) Hill
Associate editor @DelacortePress . Ms. 152 insights into your soul.

NGL I'm also consistently a sucker for...

📌Families! Siblings! Multi generational stories!
📌Witches + magic
📌Baking (bonus points: make it flirty)
📌Speculative twist? I'm there.

#mswl #MG #YA

Kaitlyn Johnson
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @belcastr Freelance Editor. Serial comma for life. She/her. Query at QueryMe.Online/KaitlynJohnson
250 MSWL
336 AskAgent
55 Queries
347 Tips

This can all be for MG, YA, and Adult btw.

I'd love a spec fic with modern witches (small spells, hanging herbs, cats and comfy seats to read the grimoire). Think Sabrina bet less superpower and more everyday crystals, brews, etc. #querytip #amagenting

Literary Agency
The literary agency formerly known as Conville & Walsh. Representing the best authors in the world.

From @susanW1F: I adore novels with a sense of mischief, powerful prose/voice, dark in unexpected ways, but never bleak. I love a contemporary, complex family story, or something with a speculative edge - ghosts, folklore, magic, ‘otherness’. Find me here: