YA

Alex Slater @abuckslater · Feb 26

Me reading a query that promises a YA thriller, blending humor and horror, from a POC, and comps brand new media, and shows engagement with the convo within contemporary teen lit. #MSWL

Amelia Appel @AmeliaLAppel · Feb 25

Regularly scheduled call for sporty YA full of badass girl (identifying) athletes. Where are my Olivia Moultrie-esque protags? Gimme #MSWL

Rachel Diebel 🌬 @diebelra · Feb 25

Went hiking this weekend at the creepy/cool ruins of the Cornish Estate in Cold Spring and #MSWL for this setting, let me tell you. There was a tragic romance! A huge fire! There’s gotta be a YA book in there somewhere.

Eric Smith @ericsmithrocks · Feb 25

Pst. This Friday I open up to queries at @PSLiterary again.

I really want to find more genre-blending literary fiction, diverse + inclusive YA, quirky non-fiction, and lots more.

The full #MSWL is here! bit.ly/2GG1M7r

Peter Knapp @petejknapp · Feb 25

Monday #mswl thoughts: I would love to find an epic YA paranormal series or a sweeping, action-packed, high concept YA sci-fi series (but not necessarily set in space).

Nicole Bea (Bezanson) @Nicbeawrites · Feb 25

Happy Monday! Another week, another #mswl! If you have something that fits / a project you think I’d love, pls send it along via QueryTracker. I look forward to seeing your submissions! #writingcommunity #amquerying #AmWriting

Eric Smith @ericsmithrocks · Feb 24

I want to read a YA romance novel that carries the same emotional heft as when Patrick sings that acoustic version of Simply the Best to David in their store on Schitt’s Creek. #MSWL

P.S. Literary Agency @PSLiterary · Feb 24

“YA like MY LADY JANE or GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE—playing with historical w/a fun, contemporary voice.” @kurestinarmada #MSWL psliterary.com/submissions/

P.S. Literary Agency @PSLiterary · Feb 23

"Romance, Literary, Commercial, Suspense, Young Adult, Middle Grade, and Picture Books." @CurtisPSLA #MSWL psliterary.com/submissions/

Kiara👉🏾ECCC & C2E2 @dezinpub · Feb 22

My indefinite graphic novel #mswl:
-middle grade story about a kid and their deep relationship with dancing
-middle grade or YA story about a kid juggling two environments, “code switching”, and seeing their beloved neighborhood changing because of gentrification

Peter Knapp @petejknapp · Feb 22

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)

If you're querying MG or YA, here is a good sense of my #mswl for 2019! But of course one of the best feelings is falling in love with the story I didn't know I needed, so please consider submitting to me even if you're not sure if it's on my wish list!

Lina Langlee @LinaLanglee · Feb 21

So... right NOW would be a good time to send me contemporary YA. I'm prowling the submissions inbox for a strong voice and interesting relationships. katenashlit.co.uk/submissions/
(SFF - I see you, I love you, I respect you, but I am not looking for you at the mo) #mswl #amquerying

Lisa Dunn @AuthorLisaDunn · Feb 20

What about The Breakfast Club, but in a youth group missions trip/mandatory community service backdrop? Either multiple POV or from the perspective of the self-declared social outcast who realizes these are her people, after all? #MSWL #Christian #YA #Contemporary

P.S. Literary Agency @PSLiterary · Feb 20

“Fun, joyful YA about teens from marginalized groups out there having hijinks, falling in love, getting spells wrong, etc.” @kurestinarmada #MSWL psliterary.com/submissions/

Natalie M. Lakosil @Natalie_Lakosil · Feb 20

Watching Murder Mountain and...gah, a YA set there? 👀 #mswl

One of my fav books is the Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly; cults, really dark contemps- places you can’t believe still exist