This is going to be a quick post of pass-it-on news. Here are just a few tweets (from the past week) about what certain agents are looking for.
(And psst! Even if you don’t write in these genres, if you have blogging friends who are looking for an agent and these apply to them, it would be awfully nice to pass this stuff on. Karma points and all that jazz)
Tina_Wexler Tina Wexler, ICM Talent
Yes, I want a novel-in-verse for my list. Yes, I rep the Muriel Rukeyser estate. No, I'm not looking for poetry collections for adults.
WANTED: Contemporary YA with quirky characters
TayMartindale Taylor Martindale, Full Circle Literary
Was just about to post that I'm looking for YA contemp with quirky characters, and a stellar query fell into my lap. Win. #queries
WANTED: Children's book illustrator
stevenmalk Steven Malk, Writers House
Send it to me first! RT@DJBray Also, if you are the next Mary Blair, please send me something!
*Mary Blair was a Disney artist/illustrator who was recently featured in a tribute by Google—see HERE for more info about her style.
Coming on Friday:
Spooky literary destinations~ From Transylvania to Estes Park, Colorado