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Ms. Rachel Kent

Books & Such Literary Agency

52 Mission Circle, Suite 122, PMB 170

Santa Rosa, CA 95409



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Website: www.booksandsuch.com

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from Patrick (admin)
Nov 13, 2017 8:56 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.

(Thanks StaceyTrombley)
from StaceyTrombley
Nov 10, 2017 9:20 am


The website says she represents "teen" aka YA but that's not listed in her genres here
from KristenH
Nov 22, 2016 3:57 pm


On 6/17, I queried Rachel Kent with Chain Reaction. This afternoon, I nudged her and heard back--if no word in a month, it's a pass. Oh well. I'll try Rachel in October with CR.

11/22/16: EQ 10/7/16 (REQUERY VENOM)
ER 11/18/16 (Passed from nudge: it's not what their publishers are seeking for right now.) I'll try Mary with Venom in January 2017.
from Catsamoa79
Jul 28, 2016 7:03 pm


EQ: 5/30/16
CNR: 7/28/16
More than 30 days, so oh well....
from TahaniNelson
Aug 09, 2014 1:53 am


EQ: 07/08
CNR: 08/09

Not sure if I should resubmit to another agent in this agency or not. I don't see anything on their site that says either way. I'm thinking not, since all e-mails go to the agency as a whole. They probably pass queries around if it fits someone else. Oh well.

Good luck to those still waiting.
from Yorwick
Jun 14, 2014 3:57 am


EQ 06/04/14

YA Mystery with Sci-Fi/Fantasy elements
from NikolaVukoja
Dec 13, 2012 7:58 pm


Thanks for that Nat, really appreciate you letting me know.

Kind of had the feeling that was the case, which is why I think I'll leave submitting because I cannot get all that on one page without being unhappy with what I'm presenting.

I know it is possible and ppl do it all the time, but I also think its a good indicator of who is suited to whom... :)
from natattack
Dec 13, 2012 6:54 pm


Raven, when I submitted I included all those elements inside the 1 page limit. I think the marketing piece of it can be just a one to two sentence summary; they'll ask for a more detailed plan if they're interested. Got a partial request a couple months ago so just holding my breath at this point :)
from NikolaVukoja
Dec 13, 2012 4:22 pm


Those of you who have submitted can you please clarify the length of your submission?

It says to send query only no more than one page but also asks for aimed market, writing experience (BIO) unique elements (etc).

Do they mean 1-page QL plus the rest or all up?
from KristenH
Jul 06, 2012 7:02 am


Requeried Venom.

8/8/12: Closed/no response after nudge. Will try her in the future and query Mary Keeley next week.

11/12/12: Requeried Rachel with new query for Venom.
from janndaintyjohns
Mar 23, 2012 12:35 pm


Been about 30 days. Closing it out... sigh.
from KristenH
Mar 21, 2012 7:32 am


Sorry to hear that my friend. She gave me a NR. I might try to query her again this spring for Chain Reaction or requery her Venom. Undecided. Thanks for letting me know.
from doghugger
Mar 20, 2012 1:15 pm


She read my partial and requested a full. I nudged her 3 1/2 months later and she replied that it was well written and I had done a good job at changing the things she asked me to change, but that the book wasn't a good fit for her. She told me to query other agents and that there is one sure to love it. I think maybe it was too gritty for her. Not sure.
from KristenH
Oct 19, 2011 4:11 pm


Rnpundel, any word on your new partial? 7/7, I've queried her. Two weeks ago, I nudged. She's closed/no response. I'll try Wendy Lawton next month and will requery her next year.
from doghugger
Jun 15, 2011 6:38 pm


After receiving my query, Rachel requested a full. Three months later she sent me a very helpful rejection letter. In the rejection she suggested changes I should make and that she'd like to see my future work. I made those changes and emailed her to let her know. She requested a partial 4-1-11 and I am now awaiting her reply.

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