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Ms. Denise Shannon

Denise Shannon Literary Agency

20 West 22nd Street, Suite 1603

New York, NY 10010

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AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Polonius
Oct 29, 2016 4:55 pm

EQ 3/15/16
ER 3/18/16

YA Contemporary
from justwondering
Sep 29, 2016 2:01 pm

EQ 9/26
ER 9/29

Form. Gotta love fast!
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 16, 2016 9:30 am

Profile Update: Genres updated.

(Thanks KimHarnes)
from KimHarnes
Sep 15, 2016 5:42 pm

Patrick, per her AAR profile, she does not accept YA. Thanks!
from DotAnna
Aug 15, 2016 1:49 pm

EQ: 7/25

Lit fic
from tamirw
Aug 11, 2016 3:54 pm

EQ 8/1/16
ER, form 8/11/16
from AAuthor
Aug 08, 2016 3:52 pm

HopefulAuthor, thanks, I think I will re-send! I use Nightly (the newish version of Thunderbird.) The reply settings don't always work, you can easily set your incoming box to reject those auto-requests from email programs. Apparently this intern hadn't done that.
from HopefulAuthor
Aug 08, 2016 3:30 pm

AAuthor, I would re-send it. And I'm curious to know which email program you use. Mine (sidekick) only tells me if it was opened or not. Yours sounds awesome.
from AAuthor
Aug 08, 2016 2:08 pm

Yikes! My email program reported that the Intern@ "deleted without reading" my email after 31 days out.
As many received emailed rejections on QT, I have to wonder if this was wholesale clearing out of the inbox?
I love Karen Russell and Lydia Davis, so this was a top choice. I'll send another email. Maybe?
What does anyone think?
from KristenH
Jun 03, 2016 4:15 pm

5/11/16, I requeried Denise with Chain Reaction. Today I've heard back from her with a pass, no reason.

6/3/16: 5/25/16 Requeried Chain Reaction
6/3/16 ER (no reason for pass)
from snowcrocus
May 25, 2016 9:19 am

Email Query 5/11/16
Email Rejection, form 5/13/16

Thank you for your recent query to the Denise Shannon Literary Agency. Unfortunately, we do not feel your project is right for us, but we wish you the best of luck elsewhere.

Chose her because she represents Lydia Davis.
from huggsngiggles
May 13, 2016 6:09 pm

EQ: 5/8
ER: 5/13
from anotherearth
May 13, 2016 5:45 pm

EQ: 04.29.16
ER: 05.13.16

from Christi12
May 11, 2016 3:04 pm

CNR after 54 days.

from KristenH
May 03, 2016 4:10 pm

On 4/22/16, I've requeried Denise Shannon with Venom--today I've heard back from her--not a good fit. I'll try her with Chain Reaction next month.

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