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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 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 Lupine
Sep 29, 2017 10:55 am


EQ 9/29 10:47AM
ER 9/29 11:44 AM

Less than an hour from query to form rejection. I think that might be a record.

"Thank you for sending along your query and for your patience while we reviewed the proposal. We regret, however, that we are not able to offer representation for this work."
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.)
from orangrila
May 31, 2017 2:27 pm


EQ: Feb. 06
CNR: May 31 She seems to have responded to most queries, so I hoped I'd receive a rejection at least. Ah well...

MG Fantasy
from Patrick (admin)
May 31, 2017 1:00 pm


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from jubilee
Oct 26, 2016 9:44 pm


EQ: 10/26
ER: 10/26

FORM

75K YA Urban Fantasy
from karambelas
Oct 21, 2016 8:19 pm


EQ: 10/21
ER: 10/21

FORM

Ya contemporary 76k
from tamirw
Jul 19, 2016 1:48 pm


EQ 7/18/16
ER, form 7/19/16

YA magical realism
from Grayson
Jul 14, 2016 12:08 pm


pickfordm,

And great success to you!
from pickfordm
Jul 14, 2016 10:04 am


Grayson, good point, and good to keep in mind.

:) and wishing you success!!
from Grayson
Jul 14, 2016 7:11 am


pickfordm,

Well, writers are the livelihood of agents, so that power thing goes both ways.
from pickfordm
Jul 13, 2016 6:01 pm


Thanks for sharing your experience, Grayson. I guess I'll follow up soon, when it hits 22 months for me give or take. That happened to the friend of a friend with her, also. It is a difficult balancing act, and you have a lot of compassion and understanding for the agents who have so much power over us. It's easy to be less charitable.
from Grayson
Jul 13, 2016 2:39 pm


Galen_Marek, pickfordm,

She had my original MS for 22 months (on paper). On her advice, I sent it second time, again on paper (a revision). Presently, she's had the revision for 8 months. I sent her an email this Spring asking if she'd ever received it. I did this more as an opportunity for her to put me out of my misery than anything else, but she never responded. Agenting must be a difficult balancing act.

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