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Ms. Sarah Davies

Greenhouse Literary Agency

4035 Ridge Top Road, Suite 550

Fairfax, VA 22030

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Twitter: SarahGreenhouse

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from orfeo1607
Sep 16, 2017 4:40 pm

EQ: 8/02/17 (YA Historical Fantasy 107K)
Nudge with Offer of Rep: 8/04
Full Request: 8/04
Offer of Rep: 8/14

Sarah was very nice on the phone, but ultimately, I chose another agent. Note: she now lives in London.

from WilliamCrawford
Sep 14, 2017 11:45 am

I believe the rejection was a form letter, but it was kind. Here is the text: "Many thanks for your submission – I appreciate you thinking of me and Greenhouse.
I’m sorry to say that I’ve decided to pass on your work. The children’s and YA markets are very competitive, and I have to feel a high degree of confidence in a story to take it on. I just don’t have quite enough conviction that this is one for me at the moment, though please bear in mind that another agent may feel differently – it’s such a subjective business. I’m also sorry that I can’t offer editorial comment or advice on your story; we receive such a high volume of submissions. If you haven’t already done so, please see our website and my blog – links below – which will tell you more about what we seek and writing craft in general.
Best wishes, and thanks for giving me the opportunity to consider your work.

from ltlibrarian
Aug 27, 2017 10:32 am

YA Portal Fantasy

EQ: 06/30/16
ER: 07/05/16
from JessyMontgomery
Aug 09, 2017 3:10 pm

EQ: 7/25/17
Nudge with offer of rep: 8/3/17
Full Request: 8/4/17
Pass: 8/7/17

Voice didn't grab her like she'd hoped

YA Dark Fantasy, 92k
from FGeiger
Jul 30, 2017 8:30 am

EQ 7/30/17 Summer With Pappy 60000 word YA coming of age aimed at boys
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 25, 2017 9:33 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.

(Thanks AliciaIsWriting)
from AliciaIsWriting
Jul 25, 2017 8:20 am

Open to queries!
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 18, 2017 10:03 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks dlpoet17)
from dlpoet17
Jul 17, 2017 4:10 pm

Sarah will be closed to submissions from close-of-business Eastern Time on Wednesday, July 5 until Monday, July 24. Queries received during this period will be deleted. Thanks for your patience, and wishing you a great summer.
from mmurad1986
Jul 07, 2017 6:25 pm

EQ: 5/3/17
FR: 5/12/17
FS: 5/15/17

from maitley79
Jul 03, 2017 11:21 am

EQ: 6/26/17 (MG Contemporary)
ER: 7/3/17 (Personalized)
from slynna
Jun 19, 2017 1:04 pm

EQ: 5.30.17
EF: 6.18.17

88k YA sci-fi romance
from MelindaSenseney
Jun 16, 2017 5:12 pm

Nice reply even though she passed on my story.
from fornwalt
Jun 05, 2017 12:32 pm

EQ: 5/20/2017
ER: 6/5/2017

YA Fantasy, 87k

Form letter, but remarkably polite and encouraging. :)
from KBurrrr
May 23, 2017 12:42 pm

EQ 5/4
ER 5/23 form


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