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Ms. Alexandra Machinist

ICM Partners

730 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10019



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Website: www.icmtalent.com/

Blog: www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/AMachinist/

Twitter: amachinist

AAR/AALA Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Mevrouw_Bee
Sep 24, 2022 1:55 pm


09/24/22 EQ
Women's Historical Fiction 99k
from emmeline
Sep 21, 2022 2:04 pm


EQ: 8/2/2022 (queried via Submittable)
Full ms request: 8/8/2022
Notified of offer of rep: 8/19/2022
Stepped aside: 8/29/2022

Very warm, personal, detailed email about why she chose not to offer representation. Loved the writing and stories, but didn't love the novel-in-stories structure. Wanted a single narrative.

Literary/historical fiction, 70K
from sierraeyang
Sep 02, 2022 7:30 pm


EQ: 9/2/22
147K Fantasy
from TheBronze811
Sep 02, 2022 8:24 am


EQ 08/05/22
ER 08/31/22
129K Thriller

Form Rejection
from Tara725
Sep 01, 2022 10:27 am


Email query: 8/18/22
Form rejection: 8/31/22
Adult contemporary romance, 81k
from snowrose
Sep 01, 2022 8:12 am


EQ: 09/01/22

Adult Fantasy, 110K
from Ensari
Aug 31, 2022 11:42 pm


EQ: 11th Aug 22
ER: 1st Sept 22

Gothic Fiction 70K
from SJHoodlet
Aug 31, 2022 4:58 pm


EQ: 8/22/22
ER: 8/31/22

Adult fantasy romance: 200k (first in trilogy)
from kriskhaines
Aug 30, 2022 3:40 pm


EQ: 8/30/2022

Adult Fantasy Romance: 118k
from MAMdebut
Aug 30, 2022 12:27 pm


Congratulations, emmeline, for all the positive steps you shared from your journey, and best of luck with whatever comes next!
from emmeline
Aug 30, 2022 10:27 am


EQ: 8/1/2022
Full ms request: 8/8/2022
Notified of offer of rep with another agent: 8/19/2022
Stepped aside with personalized comments in very complimentary email: 829/2022

Historical/literary fiction: 70K
from MAMdebut
Aug 29, 2022 5:48 pm


EQ: 8-23-22

Historical Fiction
85K

Did anyone receive an auto reply confirming receipt of your query? Thanks!
from SGA001
Aug 24, 2022 7:03 pm


Email query 8/24/22
YA Fantasy 98k
from LStein
Aug 24, 2022 11:10 am


Email query: 8/3/22
Full request! 8/22/22

Upmarket/Book Club fiction, 87k

Fingers crossed! She seems like an amazing agent.
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 23, 2022 8:31 am


I'm not sure if she actually changed agencies. CAA acquired ICM this summer, but they seem to be keeping it separate. Alexandra's twitter and Publisher's Marketplace page still say ICM.

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