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Ms. Stephanie Winter

P.S. Literary Agency

New York, NY

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Twitter: readbystephanie

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from juliatomiak
Yesterday 11:52 am

Email query 1/26/2021
Partial request 2/25/2021

YA Contemporary 70K
from RichelleRenae
Feb 14, 2021 5:20 pm

Form Query: 12/7/21
YA Contemporary STEM/Music 65k
No response from agent; assuming decline for agency
from suecurrie24
Jan 27, 2021 12:48 pm

Queried on Jan 16.
Requested synopsis and first 10 pages on Jan. 27.
from dswalsh
Jan 14, 2021 3:39 pm

Requested full manuscript. Rejected two months later. She said it wasn't a genre she usually represents -- adult contemporary fantasy -- which we both knew from the outset, but we each took a shot. Ultimately, it didn't work out. Still, she was friendly and professional.
from ksommerlot
Jan 12, 2021 6:50 pm

Pit Dark request, sent 10/29/2020
Form R 11/14/2020
89k historical fantasy
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 04, 2021 6:21 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 13, 2020 11:47 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from DrAshleyNova
Dec 08, 2020 10:55 am

I booked a 15 minute consultation + 10 page read with Stephanie on Manuscript Wishlist. She gave me some excellent feedback and helped me workshop a few problems I was having with the voice in my novel, and at the end she said she would like to see the full text if I was interested in querying her. Full manuscript sent 12/08/20, confirmation of receipt same day.

Fingers crossed!

88k Urban Fantasy w/ Queer and Historical elements.
from milli505
Nov 24, 2020 8:39 pm

EQ: 10/13
PR: 11/24

YA LGBTQ+ Contemporary, 82k
from miketal20
Nov 01, 2020 11:56 am

EQ 09/30
115K, LGBTQ memoir (underrepresented voice: Gay Asian Immigrant from the Philippines)
from TinaHendricks
Oct 18, 2020 11:29 am

Adult commercial fantasy-magical realism, 87k 10/18/20
from KLBurd
Oct 09, 2020 11:14 am

EQ: 7/11/20
FR: 7/17/20
Notified of Offer of Rep 10/8/20
Form Rejection: 10/9/20
LIke Minaku, there was radio silence from Stephanie.
from nikki22
Oct 09, 2020 11:05 am

ER: 08/31/2020
Full request: 09/08/2020
Form rejection : 10/09/2020 Sent by an assistant.
Like KellyE and JBL246, the response contained zero information and was basically a form rejection 'project is not a good fit for us' template which is not what one would expect after a full request.
from SamanthaRR
Sep 28, 2020 11:32 am

Does anyone know how long to wait before nudging Stephanie on a full request? I looked on her agency's website, but I couldn't find any nudging guidelines. Thank you!
from JBL246
Sep 15, 2020 10:01 am

Like KellyE, I got a form rejection with zero feedback from an assistant after a partial, then a full request, and then waiting 6 months. 'Not a good fit' comment after all this time is pretty poor. However, I am learning to expect less and less from this process. Likely time to move on to trying small presses.

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