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Desiree Wilson

The Bent Agency

New York, NY



Website: thebentagency.com

Twitter: swindlesoiree

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from stafocker
Aug 24, 2021 5:27 pm


8/24/21 - Full request after sent to another agent who passed to her

LGBT Graphic Novel ROMCOM 35,000
from ex_machina
Jul 19, 2021 12:30 am


Query sent: Jan 15th
Full request: Jan 16th
Sent; Jan 16th
Full rejection: Mar 1
Desiree gave me very good feedback. I asked if they'd be willing to look at a revised manuscript, and they very kindly agreed.
Revised manuscript sent; Jun 7

YA/SciFi 90k

YA/Sci-Fi 90k
from mkhardy
Apr 26, 2021 8:45 am


Form Query 8/5/20
Partial Request 9/2/20 - submitted same day
Full Request 10/8/20 - submitted Oct 9

Got into Pitch Wars, postponed decision until I can send revised manuscript

Sent full revised ms Feb 16 2021 following Pitch Wars
R&R request from a different agent on Friday April 2nd
Revised ms sent April 23rd
Nudge with offer of rep 25 April 2021

Adult space opera, 123k (70k pre-PW)

from writerjordan
Feb 26, 2021 6:13 pm


EQ: 8/4
FR: 8/7 - submitted same day. Super hopeful. I would love to work with Desiree.
Rejection: 9/9 - extremely kind personal rejection. they really understood my novel and characters. pacing was too quick.
from karenleespree
Jan 26, 2021 9:05 am


Online form: 10-8-20

ER: 1-22-21

YA Speculative
from MandyMBallard
Jan 16, 2021 11:11 pm


FQ: 10/5
Confirmation of receipt: 10/5
ER: 1/16

90k YA fantasy
from Catsamoa79
Jan 11, 2021 9:47 pm


EQ: 10/16/20
ER: 1/11/21
Form letter
from AtypicalTiff
Dec 03, 2020 10:20 pm


PitMad September
FQ: 9/5/20
Rejection: 12/3/20
Very nice, detailed rejection.
from misstery
Nov 13, 2020 8:51 am


FQ: 9/7/20
Form rejection: 11/13/20

Adult SF, 96k
from MarshmallowBard
Oct 30, 2020 9:04 am


Queried: 9-11-20
Rejected: 10-30-20
Graphic Novel (script only): 38K
Very nice personal rejection. She said the my Graphic Novel sounded very interesting, but had to respectfully pass at this time.
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 25, 2020 6:50 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from HLeightonDickson
Oct 21, 2020 10:15 pm


EQ: 8/4
FR: 8/17 - submitted same day. The Bent Agency would be a dream.
Offer of Rep 10/11
Signed 10/21.
:)
from AngelSnowden
Sep 18, 2020 3:45 pm


EQ: 9/9


Paranormal Romance 76k
from mhknecht12
Sep 09, 2020 9:16 am


FQ: 09/09/2020

YA science fantasy 75k
from giannifranco
Sep 09, 2020 8:35 am


horror 08/12
denied 09/09

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