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Ms. Elisa Houot

The Seymour Agency



Website: theseymouragency.com

Twitter: ElisaHouot

AAR/AALA Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from colbywilkens
Jun 24, 2022 1:03 pm


Like on Smooch Pit
Fq: 5/17, first 5 chapters
Nudge with Offer of rep: 6/22
CNR, kind step aside: 6/24
82k Adult Rom Com
from writtenintheclouds
Jun 21, 2022 12:42 pm


Form query: June 10, 2022
Form rejection: June 11, 2022, a Saturday; that’s dedication to the job! :)

YA Contemporary Romance, 66k (BIPOC)
from CRogers
Jun 11, 2022 9:13 am


Form Query: 6/3/22
Rejection: 6/11/22

NA Romance 79k
from MarshmallowBard
May 28, 2022 5:10 pm


Responded in an hour
from blackhand
May 16, 2022 3:34 pm


Form Query: 5.16.22
Form Rejection: 5.16.22

YA Historical, 93k
from demiller
May 06, 2022 4:03 pm


FQ-5/5/22
Partial-5/6/22
Partial Sent-5/6/22

YA Contemporary 79k
from curlygirlknepper
May 05, 2022 9:01 am


4/28/22 - Form Query, query letter, synopsis, 5 pages of MS
78K - YA/NA Contemporary Romance

5/5/22 - Form Rejection

"Thank you for considering me to represent your work. Unfortunately, I don't feel like it is the right fit for my list at this time, and I must pass on offering representation. Please know that every query is given extensive consideration, and this decision is subjective. I wish you success on your path to publishing."
from jennadevillier
Apr 23, 2022 4:36 pm


FQ: 4/19
Partial request (5 chapters): 4/23

89k YA Fantasy
from writervfp
Mar 25, 2022 1:02 pm


21/march- QUERY SENT
22/March- FORM REJECTION

contemp. fantasy, 76K
from LookingForAnAgent
Mar 01, 2022 6:54 am


Next day form rejection on cont romance
from RCrawford
Feb 27, 2022 12:43 pm


FQ: 2.27.2022
Rej: 2.27.2022

YA Paranormal Romance 105k

not the right fit
from Viya_Creations
Feb 20, 2022 9:05 am


Query: 19th Feb, 22
Rejection : 20th Feb, 22
Contemporary retelling with speculative twist

Not right fit for her
from kmwrites
Feb 18, 2022 5:18 pm


Query Submitted 02/18/22
Query Rejected 02/19/22

YA Fantasy 85K
from cristamo
Jan 12, 2022 9:06 pm


EQ 1/8/2022
FR 1/12/2022

YA Contemporary
from overallcheck
Jan 12, 2022 7:30 pm


EQ 1/7/2022
Form rejection1/12

YA contemporary 92K

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