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Ms. Doe Coover

Doe Coover Agency

P.O. Box 668

Winchester, MA 01890



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Website: www.doecooveragency.com

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Patrick (admin)
Dec 14, 2016 2:31 pm


Profile Update: Genres updated.

(Thanks thegreenonesmakeyouhorny)
from thegreenonesmakeyouhorny
Dec 13, 2016 10:44 pm


Is listed as being interested in literary fiction, in fact almost exclusively represents non-fiction; her partner, Colleen Mohyde, handles fiction for the agency.
from Shelley
Jul 28, 2016 4:36 am


EQ: 27 July 2016 at 3.20pm
ER: 27 July 2016 at 8.50pm

Five and a half hours after query letter to submit 'Form Letter' of rejection and so rude to simply address it as 'Dear Author'. If someone has taken the time to investigate your agency, followed the strict submission guidelines by pasting in the body of the email: author bio, synopsis and first 50 pages, then at least have the courtesy and address it in the manner it should be addressed when you have been given a name.

Historical Fiction 104k words
from Catsamoa79
Apr 04, 2016 12:30 pm


EQ: 3/31/16
ER: 4/4/16
Form letter
from batsojopo
Mar 11, 2016 12:08 pm


EQ: 3/8
ER: 3/11
from ytrimble
Jan 13, 2015 1:18 pm


Dear Author:



The Doe Coover Agency thanks you very much for your recent submission. We apologize that the volume of submissions necessitates our replying in a form letter. And while we appreciate your thinking of the agency, we’re afraid that the project you propose does not seem right for our list. Another agency may well feel differently, of course, and we certainly want to wish you the best of luck with your work. Thank you again for the chance to consider your book.










THE DOE COOVER AGENCY









The Doe Coover Agency

P.O. Box 668

Winchester, MA 01890

Tel. 781 721 6000
from Traveller
Jan 05, 2015 9:55 am


EQ: 1/1/2015
ER: 1/5/2015

Form response from Frances Kennedy: The Doe Coover Agency thanks you very much for your recent submission. We apologize that the volume of submissions necessitates our replying in a form letter. And while we appreciate your thinking of the agency, we’re afraid that the project you propose does not seem right for our list. Another agency may well feel differently, of course, and we certainly want to wish you the best of luck with your work. Thank you again for the chance to consider your book.
from Linda_Strader
Nov 05, 2014 7:27 am


The genres tab says they accept memoirs...but the website does not.
from mbovary
Jun 09, 2014 11:32 am


EQ 6/7
ER 6/9
Form
Historical Fiction
from JD_Wallace_826
Apr 07, 2014 4:14 pm


EQ 4/6/14
ER 4/7/14

Commercial Spy - 104k
from DJohnston
Mar 24, 2014 1:12 pm


EQ 03/24
ER 03/24

That was a form letter, by the way. I got the same one.
from professor
Sep 04, 2013 3:03 pm


Probably an assistant or this time of year, possibly an intern.
from LunasChild
Aug 26, 2013 11:04 am


I got a rejection, but it was from someone named Frances Kennedy. Hmm, I wonder if Doe Coover doesn't answer her e-mails anymore, or she simply asked a co-worker to formulate the response to me.
from spoiler2010
May 15, 2013 6:50 pm


I'm 0-5 with this one. One of the Six Toughest Sells on this website.
from professor
Apr 29, 2013 4:41 pm


Agents often get upwards of 300 queries a week, even the smaller ones. That's why some keep low profiles and don't even have webpages. Any response is a good thing at this point.

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