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Ms. Kevan Lyon

Marsal Lyon Literary Agency, LLC

PMB 121, 665 San Rodolfo Dr. 124

Solana Beach, CA 92075



Website: www.MarsalLyonLiteraryAgency.com

Blog: www.facebook.com/Marsal-Lyon-Literary-Agency-191789830085

Twitter: KevanLyon

AAR/AALA Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from nicholelouise
Sep 21, 2022 3:57 pm


9/19/22 Online Query Form - 138k Historical Fiction
9/21/22 - Form rejection:
"Thank you for your query. While [TITLE] sounds interesting, I'm afraid it's not right for my list at this time. I appreciate your email and wish you luck finding an agent who can successfully champion your work.
Best,
Kevan "
from KellyLarivee
Aug 11, 2022 12:32 pm


FQ 8/6/22
Nice Rejection Note 8/10/22
from Mevrouw_Bee
Aug 10, 2022 2:16 pm


FQ: 08-08-2022
Women's Historical Fiction: 99k
Form rejection 08-10-2022 Not unexpected.
from MAMdebut
Jul 27, 2022 4:22 pm


Form Query: 7-25-22
Polite Rejection on 7-27-22: Dear XX, Thank you for your query. While XX sounds interesting, I'm afraid it's not right for my list at this time. I appreciate your email and wish you luck finding an agent who can successfully champion your work. Best, Kevan

Great respect for agents who reply promptly and politely. No easy task given the high volume in their inboxes!

85K Historical Fiction
from helengosselin
Jun 21, 2022 9:20 pm


FQ 6/10/2022
*Temporary removal of query consideration to make a stylistic edit: 6/13/22. Will be resubmitting*
Resubmitted query: 6/14/2022
Form Rejection: 6/21/2022
169K, LGBTQ+ Fantasy
from STatoun
May 03, 2022 4:06 pm


FQ: 4/28
FR: 5/3

104,000 word historical fiction.
from yulannu
Apr 19, 2022 3:32 pm


FQ 4/19/22
ER 4/19/22
(Adult / Historical Fiction / 104,000 words)
from adr900
Apr 08, 2022 3:21 pm


FQ 4/8/22
FR 4/8/22

"Thank you for your query. While [TITLE] sounds interesting, I'm afraid it's not right for my list at this time. I appreciate your email and wish you luck finding an agent who can successfully champion your work.
Best,
Kevan"

at least because she's doesn't require any pages in her form I know that's not the reason she rejected me, I guess.
from KDMcQuain
Apr 08, 2022 3:03 pm


FQ 4/5/22
FR 4/8/22
LGBTQ+ 109k

Thank you for your query. While TITLE sounds interesting, I'm afraid it's not right for my list at this time.
from PattiDiener
Mar 01, 2022 6:22 pm


Query: 2/23/22
Rejection: 3/1/22
Romance 93K
A kind response although somewhat of a form letter. Still, she gave a few specific comments. I appreciated the timely answer though.
from lisafpb
Feb 02, 2022 3:45 pm


EQ: 1/20/2022 (online form)
Historical
Polite Rejection: 1/27/2022
Dear (my name),
Thank you for your query. While (title of book) sounds interesting, I'm afraid it's not right for my list at this time. I appreciate your email and wish you luck finding an agent who can successfully champion your work.
Best,
Kevan
from sallykins
Nov 20, 2021 4:54 pm


Online form. Historical, 97,000 11/1/21
Full 11/20/21
from erinmainord
Oct 17, 2021 12:59 am


FQ: 10/16/21
Adult Fantasy Romance 76k
from Ensari
Sep 25, 2021 1:38 pm


Online form submitted 9/25
Got a form rejection (the same as with others below) within 5 hours. At least it was quick, appreciate that!

Paranormal romance 70K
from susanemerson
Sep 22, 2021 8:43 pm


Submitted to the online form and got a form rejection the same day.
Short and sweet, thankful for a response. "Not the right fit for my list at this time."

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