Submit to Clara Foster at ACM UK

Hello! Thank you very much for submitting your work. As a reminder of what I'd like to see:

In fiction, I am looking for stories in the upmarket/book-club sweet spot where literary and genre-fiction meet (think CIRCE and LESSONS IN CHEMISTRY), intensely emotional literary women (think LUSTER by Raven Leilani or THE GUEST by Emma Cline), and just about anything written with beautiful prose, a high-stakes plot, and/or a folkloric, legendary, or mythical grounding (think SHE WHO BECAME THE SUN by Shelley Parker-Chan, A MARVELLOUS LIGHT by Freya Markse, or NINTH HOUSE by Leigh Bardugo. I love a romance in any genre—fantasy, historical, mystery, or a combination of all three—and will, no matter how dark a book gets in the middle, always gravitate towards a happy ending.

In the YA/Crossover space: much like my taste in adult fiction, I want to see clever world-building, emotional (and flawed) characters, and preferably a romantic sub-plot—or main plot. Here however I would like to find writing from authors who push the boundaries even further: new twists on old tropes, high concepts (an idea you can pitch in a sentence), and perspectives we rarely get to see. My enduring favourites from my teenage years are THE HUNGER GAMES and A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS, and I would love to help publish books that stick just as steadfastly with a new generation of readers.

I am not currently seeking any non-fiction projects.

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