Hen&ink Literary Studio
Thank you for your message. We are currently only accepting queries during Open Coop Days. The next Open Coop Day is February 5, 2019 (for 24 hours). If you sent this before February 5th or after February 5th, 2019, please note that it likely won't be read.
February 5 is the day to send it to participate in Open Coop Day and to be reviewed!
We are looking for dynamic middle-grade and YA contemporary fiction (it's okay if there's a dash of magic, but we are not looking or high fantasy at this time). We are always ready to look at polished illustration portfolios )12-15 images. We are not seeking picture books at this time. Thank you for thinking of Hen&ink for your work. We encourage you to check-out Henandink.com for more about Erzsi Deak, the "Coop," and what we are looking for in character-driven and voice-y middle-grade and young adult book projects (fiction and non-fiction) that hit the commercial literary "gong." We are always interested in new and original work that makes us laugh and cry and laugh again. Smart humor is a must. We are also very interested in voice-y illustration with great line and color -- and humor and heart. Heart in words and pictures is everything for us.
Big note: Make sure to include "Open Coop Day" in your query or it risks bouncing. Thank you!
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