Editor Wish Lists for May 2022

The editors at Entangled Publishing are always looking for the next breakout hit. Could that be your book? Each month, we have a new wish list from our editors. Watch for them as they’ll change monthly. Let’s discover each other today! All submissions can be sent through our Submittable system. The link can be found here: https://entangledpublishing.submittable.com/submit

Jen Bouvier, editor

Currently only looking for:

  • High Fantasy + Paranormal/Urban Fantasy + Sci-Fi YA (Entangled: TEEN)
  • Contemporary/Paranormal Romcoms (Amara)
  • Contemporary Women’s Fiction (Sideways)
  • Contemporary Adult Thrillers (Sideways)

Forever wish list:

F/F, strong voices, high-concept plots, Black joy, characters with historically marginalized backgrounds, authentically written settings outside of the US

This month’s wish list:


  • I love LGBTQIAP* romance everywhere of course, but I really, really want more in YA
  • Upper YA romantic High Fantasy in the vein of Naomi Novik and Holly Black
  • Authentically based on folklore/mythology, particularly: Jewish, Welsh, Irish, Scottish, Scandinavian, Native American
  • Unique, authentic spins on magical creatures
  • Sweet romance arcs, where the characters complement and admire each other from the start. Give me wholesome, healthy romance and epic, blushy crushes!
  • Light, campy, romantic accessible sci fi that feels like Another Life or Mass Effect


I have a lot of Contemporary RomComs right now, so whatever I add needs to be high-concept and have a very strong voice. I would love some new spins on popular early 2000s movies for example.

For Paranormal RomComs, same, and creative worldbuilding is a must. Not looking for Urban Fantasy here, more something lighter. Think Bewitched.


  • Funny Women’s Fiction in the vein of Sophie Kinsella, Bridget Jones, and Sex and the City, but updated for this generation
  • Underrepresented jobs in WF and Thrillers: highly specialized, STEM, or traditionally masculine
  • Women-centric Thrillers without romance, starring everyday millennial heroines (Think: The Maid by Nita Prose, The Club by Ellery Lloyd, One by One by Ruth Ware)
  • Claustrophobic/chamber play settings in Thrillers

Alexander Te Pohe, editor

  • Generally: strong voices, f/f, non-US inspired fantasy, trans authored romance especially from trans women/trans feminine people.


  • FANTASY with a unique voice and setting.
  • YA CONTEMPORARY especially books about Indigenous and/or LGBTQIA+ joy.

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