Claire’s Wishlist: Claire is looking for author-illustrated picture books, but is also in the market for a few Middle Grade and young adult manuscripts. For middle-grade, she is looking for stories with strong narrative voices, quirky coming-of-age stories, and books that incorporate graphic or illustrative elements.

Submission Instructions: Queries can be sent to submissions@painted-words.com. For picture books, please include the full manuscript or book dummy (if an attachment is over 5 MB, please send a link). For MG, please send a synopsis and the first 10 pages of your manuscript.

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About Claire: Claire joined Painted Words in 2012 as an Editorial Assistant, and has worked her way up to becoming a literary agent with the agency.

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