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Ms. Emelie Burl

Susan Schulman Literary Agency

Missoula, MT



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Website: www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/Schulman/

Twitter: BigKidBookworm

AAR/AALA Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from mbowman
Feb 02, 2023 11:45 am


EQ: 1/30/23
Kind rejection 2/2/23, stating she has a very full YA Fantasy list and she is extremely selective.

Still, was nice to finally get something that wasn't a form reject.
from mschiereck
Feb 02, 2023 10:03 am


Reject because she doesn't rep adult romance. I was confused because QT says she does
from mjlyonswrites
Jan 26, 2023 11:07 am


01/17/23 - Emailed query, synopsis and sample
01/26/23 - Kind rejection, liked the premise, standard "didn't connect with the writing"
109k queer YA romance
from bawhelan
Jan 17, 2023 11:48 am


YA Fantasy
EQ: 1/11/2023
Rej: 1/17/2023

Slightly personalized form saying my book was good but a little too "epic" for her taste. Probably not a good fit for second world (YA) fantasy in general since my book isn't really epic at all. Also got the note saying her YA fantasy list is pretty full at present.
from Sairdysue
Jan 13, 2023 10:08 am


Emailed query: 1/4/2023 (I also pasted all the materials)
Full request: 1/11/2023
Sent: 1/11/2023

Spooky MG, 52K
from Brenna_Rose
Jan 12, 2023 4:52 pm


Emailed Query: 1/3/23 (For those asking, I pasted all of my materials into the body of the email rather than as an attachment.)

Kind reply passing due to Fantasy list being very full at the moment: 1/12/23

86k Cozy LGBTQ+ Low Fantasy/Romance
from TooMuchCoffeeMan
Jan 06, 2023 4:15 pm


Sent email query with first three chapters as an attachment.
from jjadamson
Jan 06, 2023 12:09 pm


Is this actually a literary agency? Their PM page talks first off about film and television.
from ronniekiley
Jan 04, 2023 10:43 pm


This agent requests both sample pages and a synopsis. How are you all sending your materials? As attachments or pasted in the body of the email?
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 04, 2023 5:22 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries. Genres updated.

Thanks vivianwolkoff & bgtgauthor
from bgtgauthor
Jan 04, 2023 2:43 pm


I'll second the mention that she's open to queries.
I've been struggling to figure out what this agent's expected response time is. Their website is as good as nonexistent. Anybody know anything? TIA.

EQ: 1/4/2023

MG Fantasy 65k
from vivianwolkoff
Jan 04, 2023 6:07 am


She said on Twitter that she's open to queries again.
from ESoule
Sep 19, 2022 5:46 pm


EQ: 10/25/21
Full Request: 10/29/21
Nudge: 3/9/22
Emailed back 3/10/22, saying it is still on her list.
CNR at almost 11 months

YA Contemporary 83k
from adoxey2
Nov 09, 2021 9:35 pm


EQ: 6/14/2021
Full manuscript request: 6/21/2021
Edit:
Nudge: 10/16/2021
Reply: 10/18/2021 telling me she has been super busy and has not read my manuscript yet, is behind schedule, but hoping to catch up soon.

YA SFF 101k
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 06, 2021 9:55 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

Bonni_Brodnick

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