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Ms. Kevan Lyon

Marsal Lyon Literary Agency, LLC

PMB 121, 665 San Rodolfo Dr. 124

Solana Beach, CA 92075

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Twitter: KevanLyon

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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In all submissions, please include a contact phone number as well as your email address. If we are interested in your work, we will call or email you. If not, we will respond via email. (Accordingly, please do not send a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) and do not send any pages or materials you want returned to you). Our response time is generally 4-8 weeks. We welcome unsolicited materials and look forward to reading your work.

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from TheWrite1
Aug 23, 2018 3:42 pm

EQ: 8/20
ER: 8/23
from PilotKelson1056
Aug 16, 2018 2:42 pm

EQ: 8/9
ER: 8/14

It was a confusing rejection sent from Patricia saying Kevan doesn't think this is right for her list. I pictured Kevan sick in bed and having Patricia reading her queries and her saying, "no." Haha.
from Hulagirl
Jun 07, 2018 9:48 pm

EQ 6/4/18
ER 6/6/18

Historical Romance 89K
from KellyFriedman2013
May 11, 2018 2:44 pm

EQ - 4/23/18
ER - 5/11/18 - Personalized response signed by Patricia Nelson. Called my project interesting. I will take that as a win.

Paranormal Romance - 53,000
from erinblakemore
May 01, 2018 10:00 pm

Query 4/27/18
Full request 4/27/18
Nudged with offer of representation 4/30/18 - she responded and asked for a week to consider.
Kind rejection 5/1/18

Upmarket historical, 87,000 words
from Edunmo
Apr 04, 2018 10:28 am

EQ: 04/03/2018
FR: 04/03/2018 From Kevan herself

92 K Historical Romance
from claugh49
Mar 09, 2018 4:21 am

EQ 3/1/2018
FR 3/9/2018 from Kevan.
She said to expect to wait several weeks before I hear back about the full. I will update here.
from hairaplenty
Jan 14, 2018 5:09 pm

chheydenm Kevan is a woman.
from chheyden
Jan 13, 2018 10:43 am

His assistant Ms. Patricia Nelson replied FOR Mr. Lyon
from surfrat224
Dec 14, 2017 5:17 am

EQ: 12/8/17
ER: 12/13/17 (form from Patricia Nelson)
from Catsamoa79
Dec 05, 2017 10:15 pm

EQ: 11/28/17
ER: 12/5/17
Form letter sent by Patricia Nelson on behalf of Kevan Lyon.
from Miggie
Nov 20, 2017 6:04 pm

EQ: 11/17
ER: 11/20
from rdickens
Nov 14, 2017 8:05 pm

EQ Memoir 11/13
Form rejection 11/14
from sholroyd
Yesterday 8:19 am

EQ 8/26/17 (93k word women's fiction)
FR 8/28 from Kevan
ER 9/20 from Patricia Nelson - strong writing, enjoyed it, but don't "have a clear vision for how to help it break out in either the crowded current women's fiction or contemporary romance markets"
from vivienchase
Sep 19, 2017 7:42 pm

EQ 9/18 - Champion (YA 79k)
ER 9/19 from Patricia

Form letter—it even said to find an agent who would “champion” my work. I laughed out loud at the irony.

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