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Mr. Matthew Belford

The Tobias Literary Agency



Website: thetobiasagency.com

Twitter: MWBelford

AAR/AALA Member: No

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E-Mail: Closed

Online Form: Closed

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from Patrick (admin)
Apr 09, 2022 1:13 pm


Profile Update: No longer working as a literary agent.
from DeeCee2022
Mar 17, 2022 2:14 pm


FQ: 14 February 2022
FR: 17 March 2022
SF 85k

"I have to say that I am leaving the Tobias Literary Agency. Because of this, I have to pass on your work"
from angelsteele
Mar 16, 2022 10:21 pm


Per his Twitter today, Friday will be his last day as an agent, he will be pursuing something else in publishing.
from aFictionalHubbard
Mar 16, 2022 1:39 pm


No spot to show that he's leaving the agency. So, not a rejection exactly.
from spacerog
Mar 16, 2022 12:59 pm


Thank you for sending your query my way. It is with a heavy heart that I have to say that I am leaving the Tobias Literary Agency. Because of this, I have to pass on your work. If you believe your manuscript may be a good fit for one of my colleagues, please query them directly.
from cwbuecheler
Mar 16, 2022 11:58 am


Mr. Belford has announced that he is leaving both the Tobias Agency and agenting in general, and will be working in other roles in the publishing industry.

https://twitter.com/mwbelford/status/1504139123078094856?s=21
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 04, 2022 10:34 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from Semperance
Feb 25, 2022 9:33 pm


Query form: 2/25/2022

Adult Fantasy 112k
from c_rush
Feb 22, 2022 9:39 am


FQ: 02/14/22
FR: 02/22/22

Adult science fiction. 85,000 words.
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 09, 2022 9:40 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.
from Finch_dubois3
Jan 14, 2022 12:37 pm


Query sent: 12/19/21
Query rejection: 01/14/22
Sci-fi YA: WC 66,000
from gwprouse
Dec 16, 2021 11:05 pm


EQ: 10/22/2021
FormR: 12/16/21
Adult Fantasy 109K
from evflynn
Dec 13, 2021 3:10 pm


FQ: 10/8/2021
FRej: 12/13/2021

92k Adult Fantasy
from John_Darous
Dec 09, 2021 12:48 am


EQ - 09/21/2021
Rejected - 12/09/2021

Form rejection
from UnderTheTree
Nov 29, 2021 10:35 am


11/15/21 Web form submitted
11/29/21 Emailed rejection
54k fantasy
"While I appreciate the amount of work you’ve put into creating this story, I am unfortunately going to have to pass on this project."

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