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Eric Smith @ericsmithrocks Philadelphia, PA

Literary Agent, @PSLiterary. Author, DON’T READ THE COMMENTS, YOU CAN GO YOUR OWN WAY (@InkyardPress), BATTLE OF THE BANDS (@Candlewick). Loves @BeautyBritches.

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Joined Twitter 8/9/07


@MeriamMetoui @marchsoloway @AndreaBrownLit Omg this team up. Yes! @shhenning Hahah, yeah! I came out there for a writing workshop in like 2019, and ran around with @writersrepublic! It was so much fun.The big takeaway in my replies is that I ordered a green version of myself, as this plant "thrives on neglect." https://t.co/yISP5ZeqZj @RTstClaire Starbucks! :-) @BethanyMangle @aidenschmaiden ROFL I was love messaging Aiden about the box when it showed up. 😂I ordered a fake indoor plant online and got sent a REAL ONE please enjoy the coffee mug for scale. What the hell.… https://t.co/WppVfpRJAW @IsaacFitzgerald 😑OMG. @maryknews was the writer on Miles Morales. OMG. I KNOW HER. https://t.co/crceuTp2RwTruly honored that @AlisonStine, author of ROAD OUT OF WINTER, will be reading on April 18th! Keep an eye out for R… https://t.co/cYfWJE7OZb
Retweeted by Eric SmithGonna steal this and say same (high school teachers if you want a paperback of When You Were Everything reply to th… https://t.co/CpPaRlyyQ8
Retweeted by Eric Smith @AshWrites Omg 😂😂😂
3/2
2021
@aidenschmaiden @KalynnBayron Me, seeing this exchange. https://t.co/8CHyPkbvS2Hiii if you’re a high school teacher with a classroom library and you’d like a paperback of Don’t Read the Comments… https://t.co/aWSWitHNs2"Sure, that deadline isn't a problem." https://t.co/cQisUXSNueThe wild thing about @NitaTyndall's new novel, is that I immediately choked back a sob on the VERY FIRST PAGE. Oh… https://t.co/3cfXeDOd1XWe Have Always Lived in This Goddamn Month, a novel by Shirley Jackson
Retweeted by Eric Smith @sammynickalls Thinking of you over here!Sammy is one of my favorite writers, from her essays to her pieces on pop culture to her insights on mental health.… https://t.co/NIRw0OWN1JThe bell tolls at midnight tonight, EST! Get in those last minute OUT THERE submissions before everything turns int… https://t.co/tuHGEMBIgG
Retweeted by Eric SmithI've said this before, but there's something so wildly magical when one of your writing students is just unbelievab… https://t.co/JNgALf1ruI @aidenschmaiden Thank you for this Monday gift. @ShannonCangey Wow! @sethasfishman Solidarity.✨SALE DAY✨ My sophomore novel THE WEIGHT OF THE STARS is $2.99 on ebook today! If you’ve been waiting for that pr… https://t.co/RDMqxGDode
Retweeted by Eric SmithTonight at 7pm! I’ll be in conversation with @ockaur about her new book Rise of the Red Hand, hosted by my beloved… https://t.co/Xf5cHDFzeC
Retweeted by Eric SmithMy #Kickstarter is live. Please give it some Day One support https://t.co/JZ9BvLMWei
Retweeted by Eric SmithThis year is so rich with cool black content! I’m so honored to be alongside so many wonderful titles! https://t.co/GUAFTWmb6A
Retweeted by Eric Smith40+ YA Books By Black Authors Releasing In 2021: Wow, great list over on @unitedbybks, featuring @KaylaAncrum's DAR… https://t.co/huPrSfeaiiOne more day to enter to win a copy of 🍕❤️IT’S KIND OF A CHEESY LOVE STORY🍕❤️ over on @goodreads! @FierceReads https://t.co/WshkrprI9e
Retweeted by Eric Smith @MildlyDistorted @NerdyPam https://t.co/8XOQPcM7IvIf you’re a young editor who hopes to become an editorial director someday, this is the note my boss at S&S wrote t… https://t.co/5wjJCurcNY
Retweeted by Eric Smith @jhanteigh This is amazing. 🥰
3/1
2021
@ambergcs_plots Not yet. Soon though I’m sure. 😊 @RebeccaPodos This is why we work well together. https://t.co/dTn6rCbAMd @ecmyers Same. I need a coffeeshop so badly.My best friend owns an artist loft and coworking space and just texted me this. I sobbed. I want all my writer pal… https://t.co/Bfsl3ch3Wa @jhanteigh Those shelves tho 😍😍😍Oh definitely @zlikeinzorro. I mean honestly- https://t.co/4x8tgKrcbO https://t.co/ZMGC9CZf4H"The deadlines were there before, but not compounded by the isolation and total drudgery of the pandemic. Every nig… https://t.co/7zGoX2j6Ve
Retweeted by Eric SmithTomorrow night at 7 EST I’ll be interviewing @ockaur about her new book, Rise of the Red Hand! Come watch, support… https://t.co/LPbiTvHrRP
Retweeted by Eric Smith @erikhane https://t.co/wCg0uJu4bB @skrishna ❤️❤️❤️❤️ @matt_durante EricSmithrocks at gmail dot com! @matt_durante Ahh thanks Matt! Email me later, I gotta put you on the preorder mailing I’ve been... poorly promoting hahahToday's the last chance to bid on items for the Kidlit Against Anti-AAPI Racism Fundraiser! I've got two query crit… https://t.co/U7N6rPzcQF
Retweeted by Eric SmithThe fundraiser wraps up tonight! You can bid on one of three query critiques from me, and there are some amazing… https://t.co/HlKZm29pzG @vanjchan 😡 @KosokoJackson ROFL. This is very good 😂 @ecmyers @ShaunieDarko Yeah gonna second this. Definitely my favorite. @thedutchsimmons @carlywatters @erin_clyburn Nothing wrong with it, though if I requested something and the respons… https://t.co/zYsbMiKhDhNew writers: If you think something you're experiencing in publishing is weird, please reach out. Ask your agent, y… https://t.co/CuNxDDHRZB
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2/28
2021
Hello. I am an author on a television show. My agent stops by with baked goods and is also my best friend and the b… https://t.co/Ns1WW6nrRS*loud scream* https://t.co/kXfReJuFRT https://t.co/avMc0Ijfch @LRyan_Storms @InkyardPress Ah! And such company! Thank you! @mugmugmug @Allykirksdank @HowardWolke @dida_ramos @CrystalWritesIt hey friends! Email me with your address for you… https://t.co/yb0O2USpqnIn my next newsletter (going out tomorrow), I write about how checking the moon in the skylight has become an impor… https://t.co/MqZybkGKfQ
Retweeted by Eric Smith @stampepk 😍Clubhouse users! Coming up Wednesday, March 3rd, literary agents @carlywatters and @msmariavicente explain how trad… https://t.co/ySBMHE4PDK
Retweeted by Eric Smith @PSLiterary @carlywatters @msmariavicente *weeps* you’re all really gonna make me get on there. @DifferentAshley Happy birthday kiddo! @DifferentAshley Oh... oh my God. 🥺 @Imani_Barbarin 😂😂😂*sighs loudly in parent of a toddler* https://t.co/IGsPIkYoYmOh! Early paperbacks of Don’t Read the Comments arrived from @InkyardPress! Langston helps unbox while Frozen play… https://t.co/x7OgQzlPTWThe toddler is really enjoying those Ice Age movies but I’m really questioning the scientific accuracy of the franchise.Update: I looked at the idea I texted myself last night and it... wasn’t great.ICYMI for the night crowd, @StarTrek asked me to write an essay to go with their statement on #StopAAPIHate https://t.co/g9gCOfdeGE
Retweeted by Eric SmithRemember. Email or text those story ideas you’re getting right now, while awake in bed, thinking about that embarra… https://t.co/xrxDtej4vI @maryknews @_mlktea Absolutely a picture book in this.LAST WEEKEND before submissions close for OUT THERE: Into the Queer New Yonder. Queer author, queer protag, set in… https://t.co/shIxw0qrLq
Retweeted by Eric SmithDon't forget that a book bundle with SIGNED copies of HERE AND NOW AND THEN, A BEGINNING AT THE END, and WE COULD B… https://t.co/vorkl0vSzB
Retweeted by Eric Smith @ElloEllenOh Omg 🥰🥰🥰
2/27
2021
@farahnazrishi https://t.co/5fFLqCU337The owner of the deli down the block from us is cleaning out her house, and dropped off a wild amount of toy cars a… https://t.co/NBsUR13xUYWhen publishing allows me to write my YA ska novel, there are going to be a lot of teens listening to The Hippos an… https://t.co/LdQ04Jglg8I've written books about LGBTQ+ kids and about abortion rights- I'm not totally naive about censorship! But Kid Act… https://t.co/QBeVg5eR9d
Retweeted by Eric Smith @ashposton Laughing so hard. @cupcakeandy could represent you I suppose. https://t.co/7nwRVMY2A2 @LoebDavon @kbonilla OH YOU 🥰Bidding starts tonight at midnight! Want to ask me all your burning questions about writing and publishing kid lit-… https://t.co/v04mOTrBM3
Retweeted by Eric SmithGasp! I spot @SamMaggs and @NitaTyndall in that glorious banner of amazing faces! https://t.co/ruGftUIyfqThinking how this year we get THREE stories from @KaylaAncrum. THAT WAY MADNESS LIES (3/16) - A story in… https://t.co/ya1ukC75Fw.@StarTrek made a statement (w/ @GeorgeTakei , @GarrettRWang, Patti Yasutake, @dorrenlee +more) on the recent viole… https://t.co/jkp59vQcfj
Retweeted by Eric SmithMy toddler tried to steal his school bus driver's potato chips as we walked off this morning. I've taught him well, here at home.If you're having a hard time writing today, please remember it isn't your fault. It was Agatha. All along. @TheAdamSass @cupcakeandy Adam Sass revealed as latest villain in next episode?So many fantastic things to bid on here. I’ve got a few query critiques up for grabs, and there are chances to work… https://t.co/D6BfVxkFgX @blgtylr I-No big deal, just a key cast member of the DC Arrowverse @colindonnell reading WE COULD BE HEROES (photo courtesy o… https://t.co/KWohbsQd68
Retweeted by Eric Smith @gelrdrgz OmgTurned in my final copyedits and thinking about how I have to write a new book- https://t.co/OHcdfFY6GVI couldn’t hold a pencil “correctly” so a teacher put a little rubber thing on mine, meant to adjust your grip, and… https://t.co/GPr2ErbPwV
2/26
2021
@einetogi Oh yay!!! I like B&N! 🥰Browsing Zillow while working on your draft is a major part of the writing process.Me pitching this project: It’s a cute romantic comedy! ☺️💗🥰 My poor agent reading this project: https://t.co/uDg0gWGpYX
Retweeted by Eric Smith @JillBaguchinsky HahahahahahWhere it started. How it's going. https://t.co/vtt3VbpCdsI'm talking to my MFA students today about looking up agent and editor wishlists, and remembered this tweet. I saw… https://t.co/4TjTmPWXDPICYMI: My interview with @mikechenwriter all about his latest release, WE COULD BE HEROES https://t.co/dFmRHHIy9z
Retweeted by Eric SmithDEAL ALERT: The audiobook edition of ROAD OUT OF WINTER by @AlisonStine is currently on sale for just $4.99 on… https://t.co/0hkTcAsBZy
Retweeted by Eric Smith @britneyslewis Excuse me I didn't ask to be attacked before lunch.
2/25
2021

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