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Desiree Wilson

The Bent Agency

New York, NY



Website: thebentagency.com

Twitter: swindlesoiree

AAR/AALA Member: No

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from tac007
May 28, 2022 11:29 am


FQ: 3/21/2022
45K horror
Full request: 5/27/2022
I sent on 5/28/2022
from bawhelan
May 27, 2022 5:46 pm


FQ: 3/29
Form rejection: 5/27

It is a kind form that seems to want to assure me they really did consider my query. I was in a maybe pile for a bit, so I appreciate the wording. From what I can tell, they would be a wonderful person to work with.

"Although I read your query with great interest, I am going to respectfully pass on [TITLE]. I appreciate the chance to consider your work, and I wish you the best of luck with your writing and your search for an agent. Please note you're welcome to query another agent at TBA after one of us has passed."
from writervfp
May 25, 2022 8:32 pm


27/march- QUERY SENT
22/may- FORM REJECTION

urban fantasy, 77K
from Dragon64
May 18, 2022 6:26 pm


I at least appreciated a reply, form that it was, after 63 days. 98K speculative fantasy
from agentlefox
May 05, 2022 9:48 pm


queried 3/23
nudged with offer of rep 4/13
full request 4/14 sent same day
Offer of rep 4/26

72k upmarket/literary/speculative

I ended up going with a different agent, but the decision was really hard. Desiree was lovely on the call, had a clear and thoughtful editorial vision, and obviously has a very intuitive sense of their role as an agent and author needs. I shared something personal that might impact how I’d approach revision/submission and they didn’t miss a beat on how they’d navigate that.
from khontz333
May 04, 2022 9:38 am


Initial Query: 3/4/2022
Nudge (according to website): 5/1/2022
Rejection: 5/4/2022

62K YA
from KDMcQuain
May 01, 2022 1:08 pm


FQ 3/2/22
FR 5/1/22
LGBTQ+ 109k
from sophiakate
Apr 17, 2022 6:59 pm


Form query 2/21/22
form rejection 4/17/22

84k adult fantasy

Thank you for your query. I appreciate the chance to consider your work, but at this time I'm going to respectfully pass. I wish you the best of luck as you continue your search for an agent. Please note that you're welcome to query another agent at TBA after one of us has passed.
from LUV4NA
Apr 09, 2022 7:01 am


FQ: 2/14/22
ER: 4/9/22

YA Fantasy
Yikes, this one stung more since I had a lot of their MSWLs
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 02, 2022 5:54 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from cwbuecheler
Mar 29, 2022 4:43 pm


FQ 3/29/22

Dark Fantasy 96K
from ElleDesamours
Mar 28, 2022 2:26 pm


Pitch Wars full request sent 2/15/22
YA Spec 80k
Personalized rejection 3/28/22
from JEReedBooks
Mar 27, 2022 9:50 am


3/27/22 - Query

YA Fantasy Romance 97k
from Viya_Creations
Mar 26, 2022 5:09 pm


query: 02/07/22
Rejection: 03/25/22

Contemporary Retelling 105k words

"Not fit for me"
from swatithegeek
Mar 26, 2022 12:15 am


Form query: 02/06/22
Form rejection: 03/25/22

Adult Rom-Com, 75k words

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