Query Caitlin McDonald

Thanks for your interest in querying me! For a detailed and current list of what I am looking for, please see my agency page or the #mswl tag on my website. As a general rule, I am always looking for quality science fiction and fantasy for adults and young adults, with an emphasis on compelling, diverse characters, unique concepts, and strong voices.

If your manuscript is some form of speculative fiction but you don't see the exact subgenre available on the list, don't worry--I still want to see it! Just pick the closest option available. If your novel is straight crime, romance, historical, literary, or some other genre not listed and has NO speculative elements, then I am probably not the right agent for you.

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