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Ms. Susan Cohen

Writers House

21 West 26th Street

New York, NY 10010

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from Elvenlight111
Aug 09, 2019 8:46 am

EQ: 2/21
PR: 2/22 from assistant Nora Long

I am so psyched about this! Fingers crossed...

YA Fantasy 79k
from ridetbred
May 08, 2019 4:42 pm

EQ 5/3/19 email 'Dark Horses'
ER 5/8/19 Pleasant note
from EZippermeyer
Feb 08, 2019 1:21 pm

EQ: 9/3.
PR: 10/9.
FR: 10/15.
Revise/Resubmit: 1/21 (!!!)

MG, 55,000. Wish me luck!

Note: I had CNRed this because as you can see, it took over a month -- so don't be too quick to CNR.
from gmwilson
Jan 14, 2019 12:37 pm

UPDATE: Katherine Patterson's website lists her agent as Allison Cohen at The Gersh Agency.
from gmwilson
Jan 14, 2019 12:23 pm

... and Patrick, just to make it a bit more confusing I looked at the client list for PealCo, most are children's authors. And Katherine Paterson is listed as one.
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 14, 2019 12:17 pm

gmwilson, yes, looks like two agents with the same name. The other agent (the one at PearlCo) sometimes goes by Susie Cohen. Probably to help with the confusion. I'm checking now to see if Susie Cohen qualifies for listing on QT.

from gmwilson
Jan 14, 2019 11:55 am

I was wondering about the status of Susan Cohen at Writer's House as well after I came across this: Could there be two literary agents with the same name? The later doesn't mention children's lit in her bio.
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 10, 2019 8:45 pm

LIMAMA1956, she is still listed on the Writers House website and has been answering queries. Also, Publishers Marketplace reports sales she's made as part of Writers House as recently as July of 2018. Where do you see that she started her own agency, and what is it called?
from LIMAMA1956
Jan 10, 2019 7:20 pm

You do realize that Susan Cohen is no longer at Writers House? She's no longer listed at their website. She set up her own shop in 2015.
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 28, 2017 9:54 am

Profile Update: New email address.

from karenleespree
May 17, 2017 12:50 pm

EQ: 4/27 MG Speculative. It doesn't appear Susan responds to all queries. I'll wait a few more days before closing. CNR: 5/17
from orangrila
Oct 11, 2016 6:16 pm

EQ: August 4
Follow-up on query: Oct. 11
Form R: Oct 11.

MG Fantasy
from vienna
Aug 18, 2015 7:34 am

EQ: 8/17/15
from aporia
Jul 16, 2015 2:03 pm

EQ 6/12
PR 6/15
Upgraded to full 6/25
R & R 7/15
from zpinwheel
Jul 07, 2015 11:27 am

EQ 6/27/16
Rejection 7/7/15 with a detailed note from her assistant as to why

YA contemporary

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