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Ms. Joanna MacKenzie

Nelson Literary Agency, LLC

Chicago, IL


Twitter: joannamackenzie

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from thehipp
Jan 24, 2020 1:52 pm

Closed to queries according to agency website.
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 07, 2020 10:10 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from KristenH
Jan 01, 2020 6:39 am

EQ 11/8/19 (2nd/final Requery Diplomatic Immunity--adult thriller)
ER 11/19/19 (Passed--not good fit)
from Tragethon
Dec 16, 2019 12:00 pm

EQ 10-29-19
11-4-19 Full MS Request
12-16-19 Full MS Rejection

I"m so sad...she didn't even give us any feedback.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 04, 2019 6:17 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from sfdwriter
Oct 20, 2019 5:07 pm

FQ: 10/4/19
ER: 10/18/19 (form)

upmarket WF 92K
from cterlson
Oct 11, 2019 11:00 am

Online Form - 09/20/2019
ER - 10/11/2019
88k Crime/mystery
from hipsterchocobo
Oct 08, 2019 10:19 am

Form Query 10/01
ER 10/08 Form letter

Detective mystery
from Winnie12
Sep 28, 2019 1:32 pm

8/08/19 EQ
8/13/19 (Kristen passed it along to Joanna thinking it was a better fit)
9/17/19 nudge to make sure she received
9/18/19 FR
Now we wait, lol

Lit thriller 88k
from Jazzcat
Sep 06, 2019 1:51 pm

EQ: 8/22/19 Paranormal Mystery. MC is woman in her mid-40's who is starting over in work as well as love; hoped it would be a good fit for an agent who was "dying to read women's second act stories."
ER: 9/6/19 Guess not! ;)
from Writer72kehr
Sep 05, 2019 8:02 am

EQ: 8/16/19
WF 90K
read she was "dying to read women's second act stories"
FR: 9/4/19 sent same day
ER: like 20 minutes later, ouch.
from LGV_AL
Aug 16, 2019 1:41 pm

EQ 8/2/19 literary mystery @97K
ER 8/16/19
from clearwater
Aug 12, 2019 6:09 pm

EQ 8/7/19 historical mystery @82k
ER 8/12/19 Form letter
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 01, 2019 6:11 pm

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 01, 2019 7:55 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

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