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Ms. Jennifer Lyons

Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency, LLC

151 West 19th Street 3rd floor

New York, NY 10011



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Website: www.jenniferlyonsliteraryagency.com

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes (preferred)

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from askjudyww
Yesterday 1:22 pm


MG Historical 27K
EQ: 10/16
from Patrick (admin)
Yesterday 11:08 am


Profile Update: Profile reviewed. No Changes.

from abreitwrite
Oct 15, 2018 3:32 pm


EQ: 10/14/18
ER: 10/15/18 (form)

YA fantasy, 94k
from flyblown
Oct 15, 2018 3:02 pm


EQ at 12:15pm on 9/17.
Full request at 12:30pm on 9/17. Sent half hour later.
10/15. Alerted her to my offer of rep, she said she'd get back to me.
from DreamerBeliever
Sep 20, 2018 7:44 pm


@LightofBeauty Yeah, there were some issues with two different emails that totally confused me and made me kinda uncomfortable. I get that beggars can't be choosers and all that... I get we writers feel so lucky when an agent asks to see our full but that doesn't mean we are supposed to take whatever behaviour they dish out. I am deeply considering sending them an email and saying 'I would like to withdraw my MS. Please delete if you still have it.' Writers make the industry move, we should be treated with consideration. Simply because it's the nice thing to do. I am not impressed by this agency and I wouldn't recommend anyone to submit to them. Yes, they are quick to request but after that........silence, disregard, shadiness. My experience. Be warned.
from LightofBeauty
Sep 17, 2018 9:38 pm


@ DreamerBeliever - same boat, and same vibe. Plus, when you look on their site and take a peak at their PublishersMarketplace, there are hardly any current deals or recent releases. They have an impressive client list, of course, but with so little activity even from those clients, makes you wonder how they really run their business and if they're actually aggressively selling books. I'm not confident in their ability to sell my book, at all, and I'm not impressed by how they're running their business these days either. Very weird indeed. and overall, extremely off-putting.
from DreamerBeliever
Sep 17, 2018 8:38 pm


I regret sending this agency my full. They don't read fulls. It's been months. They don't take nudges seriously either. It's very weird. I want to pull my MS. Cause I don't really trust how they go about their business for other complex reasons.
from LightofBeauty
Sep 17, 2018 11:39 am


EQ: 5/26

FR: 5/27 To my surprise (and on a Sunday too, AND on a holiday weekend), Jennifer forwarded her query to Lucinda Karter, and Lucinda requested the full!

9/17 going to CNR Lucinda by 10/1. All I've gotten is many thanks to my sending my full and to my nudge, but that's it, not a word as to if she's even reading or has read. Clearly this agency doesn't prioritize reading all the fulls they request, and has a thing for stringing authors along. Moving on.
from KristenH
Aug 06, 2018 6:27 am


EQ 8/1/18 (Requery Chain Reaction)--same day rejection (Can't offer rep)
from rejectionsurvivalist
Jun 10, 2018 1:00 am


EQ: 6/1
FR: 6/8; sent 6/10

Lit fic 50k
from KristenH
Jan 23, 2018 4:08 pm


EQ 11/17/18 (Diplomatic Immunity)
CNR 1/23/18 (No word from nudge, thoug I normally hear back from Jeff Ourvan on a pass.)
from Blackhat
Nov 09, 2017 11:07 am


The lady indicates she prefers hardcopy queries. Who am I to question the thoughts of an agent? Give her what she wants.

Sent snail mail query (SMQ?) 11/9

Women's Fiction - 102k
from Boreas
Nov 03, 2017 1:37 pm


EQ: 11/3/17

YA Action/Drama 107k
from inluvwithwords
Sep 27, 2017 12:12 pm


EQ: 9.27.17
ER: 9.27.17

YA magical realism
from KristenH
Jun 15, 2017 4:13 pm


Eq 6/15/17 (requery Venom)--same day rejection from Jeff Ourvan (no reason why for pass.)

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