Kristine Swartz
@KristineESwartz
Editor
Book editor, bread baker, BTS stan. Opinions are my own. She/her.
11 MSWL
Eleanor Hinkle
@eleanorghinkle
Assistant Editor
Assistant Editor, Clarion Books @ClarionBooks @ClarionTeen at HarperCollins • always down for a good horror movie or musical • she/her 💖💜💙• opinions my own
2 MSWL

#mswl for YA and MG, Halloween edition:
- small town murder
- vampires!
- houses, hotels, etc. with minds of their own
- curses of any kind
- demons, goblins, general spooky denizens
- fall festivals
- cozy MG, witchy or not

Agents, if you have any of the above, pls reach out!

LisaGreenEditor
@LisaGreenEdito2
Editor
Associate Editor for the Mystic Owl line & City Owl Press. Accepting submissions but check the requirements 1st: bit.ly/2SNuKt0 then query: bit.ly/LGEditor
60 MSWL
5 Tips

Guys, I want vampires. I NEED vampires, but with a twist. IF they are adult/NA and there's HOT romance, send them please. #MSWL QueryManager.com/LisaGreenQueri…

Theresa Cole
@TheresaMCole
Editor
Acquiring Editor for @CityOwlPress and Mystic Owl Press. Addicted to sunshine, coffee, motorcycle riding, and camping. Submit - QueryManager.com/TCole
12 MSWL

#MSWL I'm a sucker for the fish out of water trope, especially if that fish is fresh to a new identity (freshly turned vampire, just found out hidden paranormal genes run in the family, etc). Add humor, and I'm all-in!

Lauren Spieller
@laurenspieller
Literary Agent
Literary Agent @TriadaUS | Author of YOUR DESTINATION IS ON THE LEFT + SHE'S THE WORST. I love dogs like it's my job. She/Her.
538 MSWL
67 AskAgent
2 Queries
89 Tips

I love grounded, upmarket genre fiction. The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires, The Rook, The Warehouse, Hench, Mexican Gothic, Station Eleven. When I reopen to queries on Sept 1, please send me books like this.

#mswl #sff #horror

Ashley Herring Blake
@ashleyhblake
Literary Agent
Author of books | Agent at Rees Literary | Up next: FOOLS IN LOVE, Running Press 12.7.21; DELILAH GREEN DOESN’T CARE, Berkley 2.22.22 | she/her 💖💜💙
115 MSWL

💫 Paranormal adult rom com. I’m still on the hunt for a vampire or witchy rom com, and queer it if you got it. I’m talking charming, quirky, funny, steamy, tropey, just add witches and/or vamps. Easy peasy. 🤩🧛🏻‍♀️🧙🏻‍♀️#MSWL

Ameerah Holliday
@Ms_Holliday93
Literary Agent
“The very time I thought I was lost, / My dungeon shook and my chains fell off” Dancer | Poetess | Revolution | Jr Agent - Serendipity Lit | Opinions are my own
16 MSWL

@NINETIESRNB

just the concept of black vampires, yes pls! pic.twitter.com/UdeMKymThv

If you’ve got the book, I wanna read it!

I’ll also take any BIPOC fantasy creatures; vampires, werewolves, witches. . . I’m not picky. #MSWL

Carlisle Webber
@carliebeth
Literary Agent
Literary agent at @FuseLiterary 📚 Princess on the outside, villain on the inside 🖤 She/her, Ms. 👸🏼
108 MSWL
10 Tips

Vampires, ghosts, zombies, evil cheerleaders, yay! Also creepy amusement parks, graveyards, half-abandoned shopping malls, and weird circuses. #MSWL

ZR/Zabé Ellor
@ZREllor
Literary Agent
Indie bestseller MAY THE BEST MAN WIN🏈| SILK FIRE (July 2022)🐉 | ACTING THE PART (Fall 2022)🎥| assoc. agent @JDLitAgency | rep @RedPenKaitlyn | opinions mine
219 MSWL
3 AskAgent
29 Tips
Carlisle Webber
@carliebeth
Literary Agent
Literary agent at @FuseLiterary 📚 Princess on the outside, villain on the inside 🖤 She/her, Ms. 👸🏼
108 MSWL
10 Tips

I like witches, vampires, and some fairies. I am not the right agent for talking animals, dragons, or anything with a portal #MSWL

Kiki
@kianangu
Literary Agent
YA/Adult Fiction Agent at DMLA. Half-hour Comedy Writer. Hobbit degenerate. She/her. I smile a lot/make inappropriate jokes 🌈🦄 Deliverer (Death Stranding).
152 MSWL
25 AskAgent
21 Tips

In YA SFF: I want projects like Attack The Block (2011) and Vampires Vs. The Bronx (2020). #mswl

Ashley Herring Blake
@ashleyhblake
Literary Agent
Author of books | Agent at Rees Literary | Up next: FOOLS IN LOVE, Running Press 12.7.21; DELILAH GREEN DOESN’T CARE, Berkley 2.22.22 | she/her 💖💜💙
115 MSWL

I’m just saying, vampire rom com. They’ve been alone for a sooooo long and all they want is their one true forever, probably queer because come on, LOVE. #MSWL

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

#MSWL - YA or MG paranormal: vampires, werewolves, oh my! Particularly interested in paranormal from underrepresented points of view and stories that bring something new to the genre. Related: contemp fantasy a la LEGENDBORN, a 2020 fav, too.

Kim is open to queries
@kim_lindman
Literary Agent
associate literary agent + social media @StonesongNYC this account's for lurkin' and workin'
31 MSWL
4 Tips
rebecca kuss
@reebsthereader
Editor
senior editor @ rick riordan presents+disney hyperion. 🇰🇷✡️. she/her.
37 MSWL
7 AskAgent

contemporary fantasy!! i want it!! ESPECIALLY (really only) if it draws from diverse folklore and/or reimagines evergreen fantasy elements (witches, vampires, chosen ones, etc) with BIPOC at the center of the story 👸🏽🧙🏽‍♀️🧜🏿‍♀️
#mswl

Ashley Herring Blake
@ashleyhblake
Literary Agent
Author of books | Agent at Rees Literary | Up next: FOOLS IN LOVE, Running Press 12.7.21; DELILAH GREEN DOESN’T CARE, Berkley 2.22.22 | she/her 💖💜💙
115 MSWL

For fantasy, I'm always ready for some fresh witches or vampires, particularly from marginalized creators. I'm not the best fit for high fantasy or sci fi, but if you've got something you'd comp to GIDEON (the writing, the snark, the queer), I'd love to take a look. #MSWL

Ashley Herring Blake
@ashleyhblake
Literary Agent
Author of books | Agent at Rees Literary | Up next: FOOLS IN LOVE, Running Press 12.7.21; DELILAH GREEN DOESN’T CARE, Berkley 2.22.22 | she/her 💖💜💙
115 MSWL

Now to specifics! I love ALL THE ROMANCE, w/ queer & BIPOC stories prioritized. Give me all your fave tropes starring queer, BIPOC, & QBIPOC characters, including rom coms, historical (more regency f/f PLEASE), contemporary romance, & paranormal w/ witches and/or vampires. #MSWL

Becca Podos
@RebeccaPodos
Literary Agent
Reps YA/Romance/SFF at Rees Literary Agency. Author, occasionally. FOOLS IN LOVE out 12/7/21 and FROM DUST, A FLAME out 2/8/22. Rep @ericsmithrocks She/they
95 MSWL

Paranormal YA fantasy (can we just call it that again?) Vampires and vampiric beasties, especially queer, especially non-western versions—give me the manananggal! The pontianak! The estrie! But really, any creature that lives a little outside the mainstream and in shadows #MSWL

ZR/Zabé Ellor
@ZREllor
Literary Agent
Indie bestseller MAY THE BEST MAN WIN🏈| SILK FIRE (July 2022)🐉 | ACTING THE PART (Fall 2022)🎥| assoc. agent @JDLitAgency | rep @RedPenKaitlyn | opinions mine
219 MSWL
3 AskAgent
29 Tips