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Mr. Richard Henshaw

Richard Henshaw Group

145 W. 28th Street, 12th Floor

New York, NY 10001



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Website: richardhenshawgroup.com

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from brentawinters
Oct 04, 2017 1:29 pm


Mailbox for user full response.
from JPaulBarnett
Oct 04, 2017 9:20 am


Queried on 10/4/17 and immediately received a "mailbox for user is full" response.
from ethrash42
Oct 03, 2017 2:13 pm


I queried and received an "inbox too full" message.
from lesomers
Sep 20, 2017 5:33 pm


EQ: 9/19/17

97k fantasy
from Catsamoa79
Sep 03, 2017 10:55 am


EQ: 8/21/17
ER: 9/3/17
Form letter, same as below. Makes you wonder why he's even open to submissions....
from sp00ky
Jul 19, 2017 4:18 pm


EQ: 7/09 adult horror 80K
FR: 7/18 (same as others have posted)
from heroic665
Jul 06, 2017 8:11 am


EQ: 6/27/17
ER: 7/6/17

95K Fantasy
from tennisplayernw
Jun 14, 2017 12:53 pm


EQ 6/14/17 (literary/commercial fiction)
from CindyintheRain
Jun 13, 2017 11:23 am


EQ: 6/9/17
ER: 6/13/17 Same form rejection as others
from DinaHaynes
Apr 17, 2017 8:17 pm


EQ: 4/17/2017

Contemporary Ro 85K
from BillGinTexas
Mar 14, 2017 10:20 am


03/14/2017 Yeah, I got the same, impersonal rejection as well.
from BillGinTexas
Mar 02, 2017 11:22 am


02/24/2017 Resubmitted after revision
from Boreas
Feb 21, 2017 10:03 am


EQ: 2/10/17
ER: 2/21/17 - Same impersonal form letter as everyone else.

YA Action/Drama 107k
from SaraCo
Feb 21, 2017 8:39 am


EQ: 2-20
ER: 2-21 (form)

Looks like its the same form others mentioned about being caught "at a time when the demands of my current clients leave me with very little time to devote to exploring new talent." I don't think it has anything to do with the time of year like some speculated a few months ago - he must just have all the clients he can handle unless he sees something amazing.
from KristenH
Nov 01, 2016 3:56 pm


EQ 10/24/16 (Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 11/1/16 (Same form as JJ Probe's.) I'll try him in 2017 with a new ms and if he's open to new clients.

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