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Ms. Elaine Spencer

The Knight Agency, Inc.

570 East Avenue

Madison, GA 30650



Website: www.knightagency.net/

Twitter: ElaineSpencer

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from Sphynx
Apr 16, 2019 1:28 pm


EQ: 4/5/19
ER: 4/16/19

65k Chic Lit
from chelsir
Apr 16, 2019 12:06 pm


EQ: 4/6/2019
ER: 4/16/2019

60k YA romance
from William86
Apr 10, 2019 11:10 am


Query onlline form: 3/7/19
Form rejection: 3/12/19
Family saga, 102k
from kjgillenwater
Mar 05, 2019 10:14 am


EQ: 3/4/2019
ER: 3/5/2019

80K
from Mylorian1
Jan 16, 2019 7:02 pm


Online Q: 16 Jan
Historical 88,000
ER 17 Jan
from ateal2018
Jan 09, 2019 11:26 am


EQ: 12/31/18
ER: 1/9/19

60k MG fantasy
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 25, 2018 9:39 am


Profile Update: Now using QueryManager for queries. Genres Updated.
from Theknight
Oct 23, 2018 2:16 am


EQ 10/19/18
ER 10/22/18
Form letter. Identical to rejection below
Suspense 70k
from duke_of_lilywhite
Oct 21, 2018 1:49 pm


EQ: 10-12-18
ER: 10-15-18
Thank you so much for allowing The Knight Agency to consider your material. Unfortunately, after carefully reviewing your query, we’ve determined that this particular project isn’t the right fit for us at this time. As I’m sure you know, the publishing industry changes swiftly now, as do readers’ tastes and trends. As a result, our own agents’ needs shift and change, as well; therefore, we would like to encourage you to consider querying us with future projects as you may deem appropriate.

Again, thank you very much for allowing us this chance to consider your material, and we wish you all the best in your publishing endeavors.

Sincerely,

Kristy Hunter
from karenleespree
Oct 15, 2018 8:26 am


EQ: 9/18

MG, SFF I have the only query skipped over in the data. Hmm? Mystery solved. For some reason, I used Elaine.Spencer@knightagency.net email. I have no idea where I got that.

Actually, the information I use came from Publisher's Marketplace: "If after viewing this page you believe you have something that I'll love, please send a one-page query letter, along with the first five pages of the manuscript, in the body of the email to Elaine.Spencer@Knightagency.net. Please cite "Publisher's Marketplace" in the subject line." https://www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/ElaineSpencer/

However, 28 days later no response
from Windmo
Oct 14, 2018 1:57 pm


EQ: Emailed first 5 pages (1st scene) 10/04/18 - romantic comedy
ER: 10/10/18 Kind, personalized rejection:
Thank you so much for allowing The Knight Agency to consider your material. Unfortunately, after carefully reviewing your query, we’ve determined that this particular project isn’t the right fit for us at this time. As I’m sure you know, the publishing industry changes swiftly now, as do readers’ tastes and trends. As a result, our own agents’ needs shift and change, as well; therefore, we would like to encourage you to consider querying us with future projects as you may deem appropriate.

Again, thank you very much for allowing us this chance to consider your material, and we wish you all the best in your publishing endeavors.
from Jeanetto
Jun 01, 2018 4:57 pm


EQ 5/31/18
MG adventure/sci-fi

ER 6/1/18
Form from intern as others have posted.
BUT . . . My first response from an agent! I feel like I’m in the club now.
from Cashwinne
May 11, 2018 5:12 pm


EQ: 5/10/18
ER: 5/11/18 Form from intern.

Thank you so much for allowing The Knight Agency to consider your material. Unfortunately, after carefully reviewing your query, we’ve determined that this particular project isn’t the right fit for us at this time. As I’m sure you know, the publishing industry changes swiftly now, as do readers’ tastes and trends. As a result, our own agents’ needs shift and change, as well; therefore, we would like to encourage you to consider querying us with future projects as you may deem appropriate.



Again, thank you very much for allowing us this chance to consider your material, and we wish you all the best in your publishing endeavors.



Sincerely,



Kristy Hunter

80k YA Urban Fantasy
from katherinel
Apr 04, 2018 6:00 pm


For those who’ve heard back: did you send to Elaine directly or to submissions inbox?

EQ: 3/15
PR: 4/4 from Kristy Hunter (sent 4/4)
from meagent
Apr 04, 2018 9:59 am


EQ: 3/28
ER: 3/29 - Form letter
85k YA paranormal mystery

Katherinel - I sent an email query.

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