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Ms. Pamela Hopkins

Hopkins Literary Associates

2117 Buffalo Road, Suite 327

Rochester, NY 14624

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AAR/AALA Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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First 3 chapters or 50 pages with synopsis as attachments to email.

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from rsilvestro
Jun 04, 2022 12:10 am

Does this agency not have a website?
from JennBouchard
May 23, 2022 7:12 am

Same as what others have said; she has decided not to take on further work at this time.
from dobnarr
May 23, 2022 12:06 am

Rejected after 7 days with the following, which suggests she's perhaps not actually open to queries:

"Unfortunately, I've decided to pass on this.
After a great amount of consideration, I've made the difficult decision to reduce the amount of new work that I take on at this time. My client list has grown and become very full, which consumes most of my work time. Also, the literary market is increasingly tight, making it difficult to place manuscripts. Therefore, I'm not taking on any new work at this time.
I encourage you to send your work to other agents, so that it can receive the attention it deserves.
I appreciate your interest in my agency. I wish you the very best with XXXXXXXX and success in publishing your work.
from meganmfranks
Mar 19, 2022 10:57 am

Super kind and considerate reply. Even though it was a rejection, she was incredibly polite and encouraging.
from angelsteele
Feb 02, 2022 5:39 pm

Very nice rejection, from her email just to give other queriers a heads up!
“ Although we consider mystery, suspense and thrillers, we are mainly concentrating on women's genre romance at this time. We don't handle young adult, children's stories, short stories, science fiction-fantasy, screenplays, poetry or non-fiction.

Also, I have to be honest and admit that stories with paranormal, supernatural and time travel are not my favorite. So, I don't handle those kinds of projects.”

FR: 07/05/2021
Query sent 07/16/2021
from aemckenzie
Jan 31, 2022 10:17 am

Email query: 10/07/21, romantic suspense novel
Email rejection (form): 1/31/22
from OPKiwi
Aug 05, 2021 10:39 pm

EQ: 04/07
ER: 08/05
from MikeNordenstrom
Apr 14, 2021 11:22 am

EQ, 04/14/2021, adult thriller
from Gstiteler
Feb 27, 2021 9:58 am

EQ: 2/17
ER: 2/23

Thoughtful form rejection noted by others. Appreciated the prompt response.

Historical Mystery 85,000
from pamelakyel
Jan 15, 2021 7:48 pm

I received a personal reply, and form letter combo, from Ms. Hopkins where she even noted the title of my novel. Super sweet.
from TinaHendricks
Nov 28, 2020 12:36 pm

adult female-driven comm fantasy-mag realism, 88k 11/28/20
from VictoriaJayne
Sep 07, 2020 7:32 pm

9/3/20: EQ
9/7/20: Form Rejection: "While I liked elements of this project, ultimately, I just was not as enthusiastic as I would need to be to pursue taking it on for representation."

65K Contemporary Romance - Motorcycle Club Romance - First in Series
from Woodside
Aug 31, 2020 1:10 pm

EQ 8/16/2020
Adult Espionage Thriller 85,000 words
ER Form letter 8/31/2020
from giannifranco
Aug 15, 2020 7:06 pm

com fiction 08/08
denied 08/15
from Ensari
May 30, 2020 7:29 am

EQ: 05/28/2020
ER: 05/30/2020

Contemporary fantasy, 71K

It felt like a personalized form letter as mentioned by many but nevertheless she addressed me by my name, not by my pseudonym which made me realize that she had actually read the query till the end. The best thing was she didn't leave me hanging for months. Thanks, Ms. Hopkins!

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