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Ms. Kayla Lightner

Ayesha Pande Literary

New York, NY


Twitter: LightnerKayla

AAR/AALA Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from TooMuchCoffeeMan
Oct 14, 2022 5:00 pm

If I were that agent I would check it out. I filled out the form anyway.
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 13, 2022 5:01 pm

TooMuchCoffeeMan, I can't seem to find her listed on the AALA website.
from TooMuchCoffeeMan
Oct 13, 2022 10:12 am

Website describes Kayla as "a member of the AALA (Association of American Literary Agents) as well as a member of their DEI committee."
from Lorettakate
Sep 15, 2022 1:20 pm

EQ: 9/14

I didn't get a confirmation email.
63K YA Gothic Horror
from LStienstra
Sep 14, 2022 12:43 pm

@meganokonsky, I did not get a confirmation e-mail, but the submissions page did load some new text after I submitted.
from meganokonsky
Sep 14, 2022 12:23 pm

FQ: 9/14
Does APL send an email confirmation of your query? I filled out the form this morning and hope it went through!
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 13, 2022 8:39 pm

Profile Update: Open to queries. Genres updated.
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 16, 2022 8:29 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from Robisstrange
Mar 10, 2022 10:08 pm

Submitted APL form query: 3/10/2022

Adult Horror 118k words
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 04, 2022 7:23 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 22, 2021 8:19 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from karendovebarr
Aug 16, 2021 4:39 pm

EQ: Historical fiction 6/9/21
Closed/No response 8/16/21
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 07, 2021 11:57 am

Profile Update: Open to queries. Genres updated.

Thanks TeeKayEm
from TeeKayEm
Jun 06, 2021 2:30 am

Ms. Lightner's tweet from June 4th, 2021:
"Hello lovely #amwriting and #amquerying community! My quick lil' spring hiatus has come to an end! I'll be back open to queries starting 6/7. My ?updated? #mswl is below. I can't wait to see your work!"
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 22, 2021 8:27 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

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