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Mr. Ben Miller-Callihan

Handspun Literary Agency



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Website: handspunlit.com

Twitter: AgentBenMC

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Maranda
Jun 10, 2021 12:02 pm


EQ:6/5/21
CANCER COOKBOOK
from PepitaM
Jun 01, 2021 8:09 pm


Queried 2 April
Full Request 13 April
Full sent 14 April
No response to date (but its only 6 weeks)

Adult SpecFic 85k
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
from awendel01
Apr 01, 2021 4:41 pm


EQ: 3/08/21
ER: 4/01/21

Fantasy, 114k.
from cjosep13
Mar 22, 2021 10:44 am


EQ: 3/22/21

Fantasy, 74K
from banaesma
Mar 09, 2021 2:09 pm


EQ: 30 January, 2021
ER: 9 March, 2021

Form rejection saying it's not right for their list.

adult 83k LitFic
from peterachel
Mar 08, 2021 5:47 pm


EQ: 3/6/21
ER: 3/8/21

119K science fiction
from MarsNobody
Mar 08, 2021 5:11 pm


Although I received a rejection, I had a polite response in less than 24 hours.
from mhbarton
Feb 24, 2021 11:26 am


EQ: 23 Feb 21
ER: 24 Feb 21, Same form letter as below.

Adult Fantasy 89k words

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