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Mr. Ben Miller-Callihan

Handspun Literary Agency



Website: handspunlit.com

Twitter: AgentBenMC

AAR/AALA Member: No

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Snail-Mail: Closed

E-Mail: Closed

Online Form: Closed

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from nicholelouise
Dec 05, 2022 2:48 pm


FQ: 11/28/22 Hist Fic 138k
FR: 12/5/22
from cdblep
Dec 01, 2022 10:01 pm


Thank you Patrick!
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 01, 2022 3:19 pm


Hi cdblep,
Then agents control their QueryManager forms directly, so it was closed by them. Sorry.
from Ardenwolfe
Dec 01, 2022 1:59 pm


@cdblep Judging from the number of agents closing their doors to queries, the 'Christmas Crush' in publishing is on. So much so that I recommend you wait until next year when the holidays are over. And even if you did query, chances are it'll be put on the back burner until 2023.

Fair warning.
from cdblep
Dec 01, 2022 1:10 pm


Hi, Mr. Miller-Callihan's twitter says he's open through 12/1/22. Any chance this was closed early and we can get our submission in today?
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 01, 2022 9:30 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from Brenna_Rose
Nov 10, 2022 5:16 pm


FQ to agency on 11/1
Form Pass on 11/10
86k LGTBQ+ Light Fantasy
from GITP2020
Nov 08, 2022 7:27 pm


FQ: 11/1/22
Form Rejection: 11/8/22
YA RomCom 67k
from SGA001
Nov 01, 2022 7:41 pm


FQ: 11/1/22
YA Fantasy 98k
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 01, 2022 8:55 am


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 16, 2022 2:01 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from cwbuecheler
Sep 15, 2022 10:25 am


EQ 4/7/22 ... sort of. I queried Ms. Courtney Miller-Callihan and she politely passed me over to Ben, who she thinks may click better with the ms.
CNR 9/15/22

Dark Fantasy 96K
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 13, 2022 8:55 am


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 17, 2022 6:32 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from NathanRH
Jul 27, 2022 11:24 am


Nicer form letter rejection than most.

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