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Mr. Ben Miller-Callihan

Handspun Literary Agency



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Website: handspunlit.com

Twitter: AgentBenMC

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from TooMuchCoffeeMan
Oct 18, 2021 2:10 am


Form rejection to personalized query @ 42 days.
from PepitaM
Oct 13, 2021 8:33 pm


Queried 2 April
Full Request 13 April
Full sent 14 April
No response, chase up email sent (1 June)
No response - closed at 6 months

Adult SpecFic 85k
from cdrebel11
Sep 08, 2021 12:20 pm


EQ: 7/12/21
ER (Form): 9/8/21

Adult science fiction 85K
from hjack115
Sep 05, 2021 8:37 pm


Sent query to Courtney Miller-Callihan 9/5/21
Adult fantasy, 101k
from bubblyian
Sep 04, 2021 4:19 pm


Sent email query August 3
Closed as no response after 32 days
Scifi 65k
from MindiWM
Aug 01, 2021 11:39 pm


EQ: 8/1/21
Adult SF, 94,000
from GinaBMonroe
Jul 07, 2021 1:13 pm


Email query 7/7/21 with materials attached, not in body of email, per website
YA contemporary fantasy, 81k
from Maranda
Jun 10, 2021 12:02 pm


EQ:6/5/21
CANCER COOKBOOK
from writinginfragments
May 24, 2021 6:58 pm


EQ 5/24/21

YA Thriller 75k
from YellowStrike1
May 24, 2021 3:31 pm


Sent letter on May 8, 2021

Adult sci fi, 153k words

Brief but polite form rejection on May 24, 2021
from mkhardy
Apr 27, 2021 5:08 pm


Email query 21 Feb 2021
Email rejection (form) 23 Feb 2021

Adult Space Opera 123k
from K_Hana_Lee
Apr 27, 2021 3:39 pm


EQ 4/8/21
Nudge w/ offer of rep 4/13/21
Full request 4/17/21
Offer of rep 4/23/21
I wound up accepting an offer with a different agent, but Ben was awesome and super friendly. Would definitely recommend him to others!

Adult Fantasy 120k
from Ardenwolfe
Apr 23, 2021 3:15 pm


@K_Hana_Lee Impressive. Is that two offers?
from jdruffin
Apr 20, 2021 1:38 pm


EQ: 4/5/21
ER: 4/20/21
Fantasy 78k
from ASMannai
Apr 04, 2021 5:41 am


Email Query: 3/20/21
Form Rejection: 4/1/21
MG Fantasy 57,000 words

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