My Manuscript Wish List
Katie Hoffman, editor, joined DAW Books in 2012. Prior to joining DAW, she worked at Soho Press, University Book Store in Seattle, and Amazon. She has worked on books from K. Eason, Suzanne Palmer, Sarah Kuhn, and others. She likes stories with inclusive worldbuilding, compelling examinations of ideas, and a lot of heart. You can find her on Twitter at @kehoffman_ and Instagram at @ke_hoffman.
What I’m looking for:
Some of my favorite subgenres and tropes include:
In particular, I’d love to see works of indigenous futurism, tales involving queerness, especially across the asexual spectrum, and speculative stories that incorporate Deaf community and culture.
My favorite recent reads include: An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers Solomon, Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse, The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
Fun facts about me:
Submissions should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
If you are an literary agent, please reach out to me via my email address. I'm excited to discuss sff manuscripts with you!
If you would like DAW to consider your unagented manuscript, please see our submission guidelines at submit.dawbooks.com. I cannot consider novellas, short story collections, or YA.
Guidelines & Details
I'd like the next...
My favorites include...
Other recent favorites:
Books: The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin, The Goblin Emperor by Katharine Addison, and Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie, Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang
TV/Movies: Our Flag Means Death, Steven Universe, Over the Garden Wall, Crazy Rich Asians, Black Panther, Song of the Sea
Other media: The Adventure Zone, Critical Role, Strong Songs, Destiny 2, Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Kingdom Two Crowns
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