Sign In
Literary Agents

Ms. Elisa Houot

The Seymour Agency


Twitter: ElisaHouot

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

Learn more about this agent, including:

  • Genres of Interest
  • Typical Response Times
  • Best Query Methods

Become a QueryTracker Member (Free)

Leave comments about your experiences with this literary agent, or read what other authors have to say.

from RMcMurdie
Yesterday 1:25 pm

5/7: Submitted a PB MS after I saw her announce she was looking at PB pitches on Twitter.
5/12: Rec'd friendly reply saying she reviews PBs by referral only. Generous of her to reply.
from disastersnorkel
May 09, 2021 5:36 pm

FQ: 4/8/21
Partial Request (first 5 chapters): 4/8/21
Sent Same day
Partial upgraded to full: 5/9/21

97k YA LGBT Fantasy
from AudraWinter
May 07, 2021 8:06 pm

FQ: 5/5/21
FR: 5/7/21

Form letter. Good luck to anyone out there who queries her, though! :)

109K YA LGBTQ+ Fantasy
from erinquill8
May 02, 2021 7:30 pm

FQ: 5/1/21 --> PB at 450 words

Rejection because I didn't realize Elisa only takes PBs upon referral.
from chiara1900
Apr 29, 2021 3:39 pm

EQ: 4/8/21
Partial request (first five chapters): 4/10/21
Full request: 4/29/21

upper YA fantasy 115k
from Catsamoa79
Apr 23, 2021 4:23 pm

EQ: 4/22/21
ER: 4/23/21 Form letter
from jwparente13
Apr 23, 2021 10:13 am

EQ via QM - 4/21/21
YA Fantasy - 87k

ER - 4/22/21

Helpful, part form/part encouraging. Praised the themes and idea for being unique, but ultimately she isn’t the fit to rep dark fantasy specifically.
from shellra
Apr 20, 2021 2:19 pm

PB 4/20/21
from MarisaBillions
Apr 20, 2021 10:00 am

I had gone to her wishlist and misunderstood. Per rejection she is focusing on kid lit right now.
from Claxton
Apr 19, 2021 5:40 am

Got my work passed from Marissa Cleveland to her. Form rejection about 5 days later.

To read more comments about this agent, or to leave comments of your own, become a QueryTracker member.

Agent Reports.

QueryTracker Members can view the data gathered by all other members, organized into reports showing...

  • The Number of Queries Sent and Their Replies
  • Query Response Times
  • Most Popular Manuscript Word-Counts
  • Most Popular Genres
  • Historic Trends
  • And Much More