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Ms. Suzanne Brandreth

Cooke McDermid Literary Agency

1105-320 Front St. W.

Toronto, ON M5V 3B6



Website: cookemcdermid.com

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from Patrick (admin)
Nov 30, 2018 5:36 pm


Profile Update: Now taking queries via online form.
from batsojopo
Sep 17, 2018 4:24 pm


EQ: 9/17/2018

Literary/Historical fiction
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 25, 2018 5:40 pm


Profile Update: Genres updated.

from Patrick (admin)
Aug 20, 2018 7:17 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.

from Patrick (admin)
Aug 06, 2018 3:18 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks jmrydzon)
from jmrydzon
Aug 05, 2018 12:00 pm


Website Submission guidelines says the agency is closed until after Aug. 12
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 02, 2018 3:39 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.

from Patrick (admin)
Mar 02, 2018 10:50 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from FreyjasValkyrie
Feb 10, 2018 8:47 pm


Queried on 2-10-18. Website is under construction, so little information there. Sent query & first pages of manuscript.
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 13, 2017 8:51 am


Profile Update: This agency is merging with the McDermid Agency to form Cooke McDermid. Profile will be updated as details become known.
from FGeiger
Yesterday 8:45 am


EQ 75000word fiction Black Girls Don't Get Hickeys
from tsigone
Oct 02, 2015 12:56 pm


EQ: July 30, 2015 Addiction Memoir
Request for full: Aug 13, 2015
ER: Oct 1 Addiction memoir
We have carefully considered your submission. I’m afraid that we are not enthusiastic enough about your query to pursue it further. Because of changes in the marketplace we are taking on few clients right now, and as such have to be very selective about the projects we do sign
from StephanieTRoss
Sep 11, 2015 8:16 pm


#PitMad request: Sept. 10
EQ sent: Sept. 11
from phyllo
Oct 08, 2014 3:09 pm


I recently submitted and haven`t heard back (got an acknowledgement of receipt).

Just checked Data Explorer on her: the last request she made was in 2009. That`s right; FIVE years ago! And she`s failed to reply to about 95 out of 100 queries over those years.

Lesson learned: check the data explorer first so as not to waste time. Plus there ought to be some way to flag an agent who is a complete non-responder year after year just so others are aware.
from Odie8654
Apr 06, 2013 10:20 pm


4/6/13 Sent EQ +4 pgs. Tell Me My Name

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