Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q10: Science Fiction: I always enjoy a good heist story, but I struggle to sell them and I have two on my list already so I'm going to pass on this one. Pass. #tenqueries 11/

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q9: YA Contemporary: The blurb in this query doesn't really give me much to go on, but there's one element I can't get past so it's a no for me. Pass. #tenqueries 10/

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q8: Contemporary Romance: This is meta in a way that doesn't quite work for me. Pass. #tenqueries 9/

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q7: YA Contemporary: This explores grief and loss in a way I really love, but there's this level of improbability that I can't quite let go of. Pass. #tenqueries 8/

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q6: Contemporary Romance: This enemies-to-lovers set-up has all the elements that I adore and I can't resist. Full Request. #tenqueries 7/

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q5: YA Contemporary: This breaks the fourth wall in a way that isn't quite working for me. Super voicey and fun, but just not the right fit. Pass. #tenqueries 6/

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q4: Science Fiction: This is fun and feminist which is what I'm looking for in Sci-Fi but I'm not really connecting to the story the way I would like to keep reading. Pass #tenqueries 5/

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q3: Fantasy: It's true that I always enjoy a good pirate story, it's also true that I've struggled to sell them in the adult space. Pass. #tenqueries 4/

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q2: YA: This really should be comped to We Were Liars, and I hated that book so this is a pass for me. Pass. 3/ #tenqueries

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q1: Middle Grade: This is a sweet friendship story, I'm not sure about the dual POV, but I'm intrigued enough to want to see where this is going. Full Request. #tenqueries 2/

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q20: Contemporary Romance: There are too many degrees of lying done by the main characters that I find off-putting. I also struggle with the power dynamics of this particular pairing. #tenqueries #bonusquery 21/

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q19: Rom-Com: Okay so there is something about the voice in this one, and it's like sunny chaotic one meets grumpy strait-laced one and I adore that pairing. Full Request. #tenqueries #bonusquery 20/

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q18: YA Contemporary: This sounds like a stalker MC, and I am just not into that kind of conflict/story. Pass. #tenqueries #bonusquery 19/

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q17: Science Fiction: This is a really solid query and the sample pages are good, but the pitch is so similar to so many others I've seen in this inbox. Pass. #tenqueries #bonusquery 18/

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q16: YA Fantasy: This one also is missing the high concept hook it needs to truly break out in this crowded field. Pass. #tenqueries #bonusquery 17/

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q15: YA Contemporary: This feels a little too close to sad than to happy for what I'm looking to read these days. Pass. #tenqueries #bonusquery 16/

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q14: YA SFF: This manuscript needs some more time to develop, as it reads way too young to me. Pass. #tenqueries #bonusquery 15/

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q13: Science Fiction: This query has no actual information about the story being pitched. Not a lot I can do with that. Pass. #tenqueries #bonusquery 14/

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q12: YA Contemporary: This has some elements that I love, but overall this pitch is not working for me. Pass. #tenqueries #bonusquery 13/

Eva Scalzo 🇵🇷
@evascalzo
Literary Agent
QueryManager.com/evascalzo | boricua🇵🇷, reader, feminist, ally, wife, mom, lit agent @ Speilburg Literary | AALA, RWA & SCBWI | all opinions mine | she/her
58 MSWL
424 Queries
32 Tips

Q11: Middle Grade: Some of these are just not what I'm looking for, but articulating what that is, is difficult. Because it's more I'll know it when I see it. Pass. #tenqueries #bonusquery 12/