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Ms. Kristin Ostby

Greenhouse Literary Agency


Twitter: kristinostby

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from yuvawrites
Aug 23, 2022 9:42 pm

Form Query following DVPit Like: 24/8/22

84K YA Horror
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 05, 2022 4:16 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from wondersky
Jul 14, 2022 4:39 am

FQ: 7/11
FR: 7/13

Generic pass, QPOC MG contemp-fantasy 50K
from blackhand
Jul 13, 2022 1:49 pm

Form Query: 7.12.22
Full Request: 7.13.22 (Sent 7.13.22)

YA Historical, 91k
from CRogers
Jul 12, 2022 8:47 am

Form Query: 7/8/22
Form Rejection: 7/12/22
Not a fit for her list right now.

YA Contemporary 79k
from lisaclow
Jul 11, 2022 10:02 am

FQ: 7/8/22
FR: 7/11/22

"Thank you for taking the time to submit your query and for considering me as your potential literary agent. Your project is not a fit for my list right now, but I wish you all the best in your publishing endeavors."
from writtenintheclouds
Jun 21, 2022 12:42 pm

FQ: May 9th, 2022
Full request: May 9th, 2022
Form rejection: June 9th, 2022

YA Contemporary Romance, 66k (BIPOC)

“The material is not a fit for my list at the moment, but I really appreciated the opportunity to read your work. Here's wishing you all the best in your publishing endeavors!”
from jamoy26
May 06, 2022 2:22 pm

Form query: 01/04/22
Form rejection: 01/04/22
#APIpit like 05/05/22
Resent Form Query: 05/05/22
Full request: 05/06/22
Form Rejection on request: 05/06/22

81K YA Sci-Fi
from brittnee
May 03, 2022 10:06 am

FQ: 5/2/22
FR: 5/3/22

YA 71k sapphic contemporary
from Katrina_Goforth
Apr 15, 2022 12:46 pm

Form request: 4/13/2022
Form rejection: 4/14/2022
MG Fantasy, 60,000 words
from Doctorslug
Apr 15, 2022 10:05 am

YA horror/paranormal 97k
Form rejection: 04/15
Appreciate the speed!
from MarinaHill
Apr 11, 2022 12:35 pm

BIPOC writer
Kristin sent me a FORM rejection on a FULL manuscript she had for six months.
YA African fantasy
from catmarauder191
Apr 06, 2022 5:28 pm

FQ: 4/6/22 (she tweeted that her inbox was at zero so I went for it)
ER: 4/6/22 (sigh)
63k YA contemporary
from meganthebookworm
Mar 28, 2022 5:58 pm

Queried: 10/4
Full Request: 10/8
Submitted: 10/9
Revise and Resubmit Request: 10/21
Submitted R & R: 2/25
Personalized rejection: 3/28

She gave great personalized feedback on what to work on and said I could resubmit if I made the changes! I know R&Rs are a long shot, but I think this agent is worth it, so I'm going to give it a shot.

Update: I got my personalized rejection today. She was perfectly lovely, but I'm still pretty bummed. It feels like I did achieve what I set out to do, but something about it still wasn't to her liking. I know that's the nature of R & Rs. You put in extra work and it still might not match what they're hoping for. I'm still glad I at least gave it a shot. She did say I seemed close though, and she wished me well. She seems like she'd be lovely to work with and I wish all of you luck.
from BritMoss
Mar 24, 2022 10:04 am

FQ: 3/9/2022
FR: 3/24/2022

YA Contemporary 76k

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