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Ms. Kayla Lightner

Ayesha Pande Literary

New York, NY


Twitter: LightnerKayla

AAR Member: No

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from Patrick (admin)
Mar 22, 2021 8:27 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from writerwriterwriter12
Mar 20, 2021 11:36 am

EQ: 3/12
Full request: 3/13
Nudge with offer of rep: 3/20
Polite step-aside citing lack of time to read by deadline: 3/20
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 21, 2020 7:58 am

Thank you, Sky1212
from Sky1212
Nov 21, 2020 3:38 am

@Patrick. She uses now the APL Query form and not E-mail.
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 20, 2020 9:21 am

Profile Update: Open to queries. Genres updated.

Thanks PeaceM
from PeaceM
Nov 20, 2020 1:05 am

Open to queries as of today, 20th Nov 2020
from Patrick (admin)
Today 11:23 am

Profile Update: Changed agencies. Formerly with Liza Dawson Associates.

(Thanks RebeccaDSivori. Though her Twitter now says she is an assistant, so I don't know if that means she is accepting queries directly.)
from RebeccaDSivori
Today 10:39 am

@Patrick, in her updated manuscript wishlist profile, she says she is with Ayesha Pande Literary
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 17, 2020 12:06 pm

Profile Update: No longer listed on the agency website.
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 14, 2020 9:41 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks KLBurd)
from KLBurd
Apr 14, 2020 7:24 am

Website says she is closed to queries as of 3/27/20
from jcgriffin
Mar 30, 2020 8:37 pm

Adult Fantasy/Magical Realism 80K
ER: 3/30/20

Response stated that while my novel would be a project she would ordinarily be interested in, she is taking a pause on taking on new projects at the moment. She said she would pass, "for now" and wished me luck on gaining representation. She encouraged me to resubmit when she reopens for queries with this project if still unrepresented or another project that I may be working on in the future.
from nomsequitur
Mar 30, 2020 6:13 pm

EQ: 3/9/20
ER: 3/30/20 form

81k Fantasy
from edoyle02
Feb 11, 2020 6:34 pm

EQ: 2/3/2020
ER: 2/11/2020
from MackLittle
Feb 09, 2020 9:29 pm

not a perfect match, but MS may straddle the line of things she likes.

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