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Ms. Dorothy Lumley

Dorian Literary Agency (DLA)

Upper Thornehill, 27 Church Road, St Marychurch, Torquay

Devon TQ1 4QY



Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Closed

E-Mail: Closed

Online Form: Closed

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from Patrick (admin)
Oct 13, 2013 8:40 am


Agent deceased.

(Thanks rebnatan)
from rebnatan
Oct 12, 2013 6:40 pm


"Thank you for your submission. However, unfortunately, due to the death of Dorothy Lumley, the Agency is taking on no more clients and has had to close down.

Yours sincerely
Gillian Fellows
Personal Assistant"
from seedydeedee
Jul 18, 2013 2:20 pm


Snail mail query sent 16/06/13, form letter received 18/07/13. She also advised that her list was full, and that she only takes on 1-2 clients per year, and also to send at least 3 chapters when making a submission to her, which I hadn't done as every literary agent has very specific submission guidelines, and there was no way of knowing what hers were. Would be handy to have submission guidelines for this company visible here - most others list them on their website.
from richcapo
Jul 07, 2012 2:27 pm


Anyone have a current email address for this agent.
from Saau_Hatshepsut
Aug 16, 2008 12:00 am


Deals only in fiction, specifically: Popular fiction, focusing on women's fiction, romance, historicals, crime/thrillers, science fiction, fantasy, dark fantasy & horror.

The contact name is Dorothy Lumley, email at doriandot@compuserve.com
This agent specifies that she does not want telephone inquiries as it is a small one woman company, and will only accept submissions via snail mail.

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