Query & MSWL

To query, please send an email to ZBquery@mcintoshandotis.com

Fiction:
Please send a query letter, synopsis, author bio, and the first three consecutive chapters (no more than 30 pages) of your novel.

Nonfiction:
Please send a query letter, proposal outline, author bio, and three sample chapters (no more than 30 pages).

What I'm looking for: 

Adult literary fiction, narrative nonfiction, upmarket women's fiction, upmarket suspense/mystery/thriller, historical fiction, graphic novel. 

For nonfiction, interested in:

The internet, gender, travel, food, design, forgotten histories, mental health, pop culture

 

For fiction, interested in:

Dark comedy, dry humor, campy/pulpy sensibility, strong and uncommon settings, dysfunctional family sagas, offbeat coming-of-age, graphic novels, friend groups, underdogs, stories with unconventional structures. 

 

Projects like:

The Lobster, Normal People, My Sister the Serial Killer, My Favorite Thing is Monsters, Leslie Jamison, Ottessa Moshfegh, The Idiot by Elif Batuman, George Saunders, Helen Oyeyemi, The Good Place, Fleabag, Netflix's Sex Education, Detransition, Baby.

Read more on my Manuscript Wishlist.