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Ms. Ellen Goff

HG Literary

37 West 28th St, 8th floor

New York, NY 10001



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Website: www.hgliterary.com

Twitter: ellenpauleygoff

AAR/AALA Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from NoemieIpou
Feb 08, 2022 3:34 pm


Email Query: 01.06.2022
Email Rejection: 02.08.2022

Received a very nice, encouraging rejection. She liked the concept and my writing but is looking for other YA genres.

86K YA Mystery
from juliabean
Jan 24, 2022 1:51 pm


EQ: 1/12/22 (MG mystery)
R: 1/24. She's focusing mainly on YA.
from kimwritesbooks
Jan 23, 2022 3:16 pm


EQ: 1/20
FR: 1/23 YA Rom Com

Her responses stated that while she liked my concept, she's having to be super selective this year and my project didn't quite fit the bill. Very kind and prompt response.
from blackhand
Dec 22, 2021 2:33 pm


Email Query: 11.30.2021
Email Rejection: 12.22.2021

Received a very thoughtful, personalized rejection letter.

YA Historical, 99k
from bandofinsiders2
Nov 16, 2021 12:36 pm


EQ 11/16
YA Fantasy
She actually ended up sharing my query with a colleague who was specifically looking for my type of MS--super unexpected and nice of her!
from Katydidnt
Oct 20, 2021 8:18 am


EQ: 8/31/21
Nudge w/offer of rep: 10/19/21
Polite step aside: 10/19/21

84k YA fantasy
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 08, 2021 4:25 pm


Thanks writing4life
from writing4life
Aug 08, 2021 2:19 pm


Twitter: @ellenpauleygoff
from catmarauder191
Mar 24, 2021 7:51 pm


EQ: 3/23/21
ER: 3/24/21

98k YA fantasy
from kathleea
Jan 02, 2021 6:07 pm


Out of office until Jan. 4
from brmyers
Dec 05, 2020 6:30 am


EQ: OCT 13 2020
CNR: 27 NOV 2020
Form Rejection: 04 DEC 2020

TA GOTHIC MYSTERY 85K
from MarshmallowBard
Aug 18, 2020 2:19 pm


Email Query: 8/15/20
Rejected: 8/18/20
Graphic Novel (text only): 38K

Very nice rejection, just not what she was looking for at this time.
from richardallen
Jul 15, 2020 1:45 pm


Very nice rejection. One day Y/A
from Catsamoa79
Jul 15, 2020 12:17 pm


EQ: 5/4/20
Nudge: 7/15/20
ER: 7/15/20, within minutes of my follow-up; not what she is looking for at the moment (YA historical romance)
from moniquemihalit
Jun 25, 2020 4:52 pm


EQ: June 17
FullRequest: June 18

96K YA historical

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