MSWL

Manuscript Wish List

*I love strong characters, unique and diverse voices, and new takes on favorite tropes*

Please know that this list isn't comprehensive. If you think I would be a great fit for you and your book, send it my way!

Visit Holloway Literary for submission guidelines!

Young Adult

  • Fantasy (all types)

  • Historical Fiction/Fantasy

  • Paranormal

  • Spies/Heists

  • Gothic/Horror (more suspense, less gore)

  • Retellings (myth, folklore, legends, fairytales)

  • Romance (Rom-Coms!)

Favorites:Sabaa Tahir, Sarah Dessen, To All the Boys, Leigh Bardugo, Gallagher Girls series, Adrienne Young, An Ember in the Ashes, Ally Carter, Fable, Sorcery of Thorns, Sarah J Maas, Along for the Ride, Down Comes the Night, Elizabeth Lim, The Vampire Diaries, Reign.

Middle Grade

  • Fantasy (all types)

  • Historical Fiction/Fantasy

  • Paranormal

  • Mysteries

  • Adventure stories

  • Retellings (myth, folklore, legends, fairytales)

  • Friendship stories

Favorites: Rick Riordan, Gail Carson Levine, The Sisters Grimm series, Amari and the Night Brothers, Winterborne Home, Percy Jackson series, Serena Valentino's Villains Series, Emily Windsnap, She-Ra, Avatar the Last Airbender/Legend of Korra, Julie and the Phantoms.

Special Requests and Anti-MSWL

I'd love to see:
  • Lore, myths, and fairytales from around the world 
  • Something that makes me feel like I'm on vacation
  • Villains
  • Theme parks
  • Paranormal (witches, ghosts, werewolves--give me all of them!)
  • Fun sports stories (I love lacrosse and soccer)
  • College age rom-coms
Please don't send:
  • Picture/Chapter books
  • Nonfiction
  • Anything with excessive gore
  • Political stories
  • Incest, suicide, rape, or abuse
  • Super scary stories (I like creepy and suspense, not being scared to go to bed).