Brian Geffen @Brian_Geffen · Jan 4

5/ #MSWL: Fast-paced, high-stakes YA fantasy, specifically with unique magic systems and fresh worldbuilding. I'm particularly attracted to lyrical prose, and recent YA favorites include Leigh Bardugo's King of Scars and Laini Taylor's Muse of Nightmares.

Savannah [insert secret agent pun here] Brooks @slbrooks91 · Jan 3

2019 #MSWL: let’s get some YA with teens who are obsessed with strange things. Think The Thing About Jellyfish. I wanna learn some weird stuff.

Lydia Silver @LydiaRSilver · Jan 3

Opening up our @DA_Childrens submissions for 2019! If you're working on an #ownvoices #MG adventure with an unusual mythology, a diverse #YA that's as funny as Louise Rennison, some ground-breaking children's #nonfiction #PB or ANYTHING ELSE #kidlit send it my way #MSWL

Jim McCarthy @JimMcCarthy528 · Jan 2

And that’s just a few ideas off the top of my head. I’m always looking for MG, YA, and adult, and I’d love to find something that knocks me out! Happy new year! #MSWL

Jim McCarthy @JimMcCarthy528 · Jan 2

I am ALWAYS looking for YA fantasy or sci-fi. It’s not even out yet, but Swati Teerdhala’s stunner, The Tiger at Midnight is EXACTLY the kind of high-stakes, thrilling novel that I tumble head over heels for. #MSWL

Peter Knapp @petejknapp · Jan 2

#mswl 2019: I'm often looking for the thing I didn't realize I wanted, so please, if you have a new MG or YA you're querying, try me! I'd love the opportunity to consider your work. I aim to reply to all queries within 10 weeks of receiving them. (12/13)

Peter Knapp @petejknapp · Jan 2

#mswl 2019: anything with a "cool" factor. I love big, cinematic stories or stories that have huge emotional range: books with high emotional intensity and those sentences that slam into the reader and take their breath away. (11/13)

Peter Knapp @petejknapp · Jan 2

#mswl 2019: YA Paranormal: I want a big vampire or werewolf book or paranormal series that feels new and different and unlike what we've seen before. And YA SFF unlike anything we've seen before. (5/13)

Peter Knapp @petejknapp · Jan 2

#mswl 2019: YA thrillers and twisty tales: think ALLEGEDLY, ONE OF US IS LYING, THE DARKEST CORNERS, ALL OF THIS IS TRUE, WE WERE LIARS, etc. (4/13)

Peter Knapp @petejknapp · Jan 2

#mswl 2019: Sweet, smart YA contemporary love stories: think TO ALL THE BOYS I’VE LOVED BEFORE, WHAT IF IT’S US, SIMON VS., EVERYTHING LEADS TO YOU, etc. (3/13)

Peter Knapp @petejknapp · Jan 2

Peter Knapp @petejknapp

Here are just SOME of the things on my #mswl in 2019 (but I of course often fall in love with the thing I didn't know I was looking for)... (1/13)

#mswl 2019: Smart, hold-no-punches YA contemporary. One of my favorite titles of 2018 was SADIE by Courtney Summers so if you’ve written something like that, yes please! Other favorite recent contemporary YA: Nina LaCour’s WE ARE OKAY, Angie Thomas’s THE HATE U GIVE. (2/13)

Peter Knapp @petejknapp · Jan 2

Writers: I am hungry and excited to sign new clients in 2019, so if you're querying a MG or YA, please consider querying me! You can learn how to do so here: parkliterary.com/get-in-touch/ #mswl #askagent #tenqueries #mg #ya

Amanda is in the Endgame @AmandaIsA_Ram · Jan 2

Back to Work Day is here! Happy January 2, 2019!

Agents: let’s hang out 👀

A new year reminder that I’m looking for diverse #MG, #YA, and #graphicnovels - you can learn more at my #MSWL below 👇🏼