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Ms. Pamela Malpas

Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency, LLC

151 West 19th Street 3rd floor

New York, NY 10011



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Website: www.jenniferlyonsliteraryagency.com

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from KristenH
Yesterday 10:36 am


Sorry for the R Karenok.

12/12/18 (2nd/final requery Venom)--same day rejection (not right agent)
from karenok
Dec 10, 2018 4:29 pm


EQ: 12/4
Partial Request: same day
ER: 12/10 (letter below)

Thanks very much for the opportunity to read your work. I’ve given thought to this sample, and I’m sorry to say I won’t ask for the balance of the manuscript: I don’t think I’m the right agent for it. Experience has shown that I need a real passion for a novel in order to advocate effectively for it, and I simply don’t feel that vital connection here. The failure is mine, and I’m sure another agent will have a different response. I wish you success with it.
from JVision88
Nov 26, 2018 8:52 am


EQ: 11/19
ER: 11/26

Thank you for your query. I’m sorry to say that I am too busy with obligations to my current list of books and authors to be able to consider this. I wish you success in finding an agent for your work.

-- not sure if this is a form rejection. She did use my name.
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 16, 2018 11:13 am


Profile Update: Profile reviewed. No Changes.

from anotherearth
Aug 08, 2018 12:19 pm


EQ: 05/22
Nudge: 07/25
CNR: 08/08

Literary 110K
from Fj2018
Jun 07, 2018 1:02 pm


EQ 5.29
ER 6.7 (form)
Thriller
from anotherearth
Jun 04, 2018 12:45 pm


Congratulations, laurids!
from laurids
Today 8:01 am


11-11-17 EQ lit fiction
automatic reply that she was on jury duty and might be slow in answering
11-21 Request for 50-page sample
11-21 Wrote back that I had just received an offer, but wasn't sure about it and had put it on hold while other agents finished reading. Sent sample and offered to send ms; she said she should stand aside out of respect for agent who offered, but if I decided not to accept his offer, she would be happy to read.
12-5 I rejected my first offer, and sent whole manuscript
12-7 Offered representation. Letter included a detailed account of why she loved the book. (unlike my first offer, which just said "I loved it.") She spent more than a half hour on the phone with me, talking about the book, explaining her submission policy, etc. I asked for ten days to consider and hear back from other agents who had the full.
12-16 ACCEPTED OFFER
from KristenH
Sep 19, 2017 6:32 am


Eq 9/15/17 (Diplomatic Immunity)---same day rejection (no political thrillers.)
from LightofBeauty
Sep 14, 2017 1:31 pm


EQ: 9/11

ER: 9/14

Typical form.

"Dear ____, I appreciate the opportunity to consider this, but I don’t think I’m the best agent for it. I wish you success in finding the right agent for your work.

My best,

Pamela Malpas"
from AuthorTeacherkl
Aug 25, 2017 9:41 am


EQ: 8/24/17 (query only)
ER: 8/25/17 form

Contemporary con/heist 80k
from jerilyn8
Jul 11, 2017 11:09 am


7/8 EQ
7/10 ER form
from JJProbe
Jul 06, 2017 6:45 pm


EQ: 7/4/17
ER: 7/6/17
102K Thriller
Form rejection, but at least she was fast.

Dear Mr._________, I appreciate the opportunity to consider your work but I don’t think I’m the best agent for it. I wish you success in finding the right agent for your novel.

My best,
Pamela Malpas
from FGeiger
May 25, 2017 9:50 am


EQ 12/4 Black Girls Don't Get Hickeys 75000 word fiction

FR 12/9.....hoping she loves it

ER 5/15/17 not her style feels comedy club excerpts detract from the story...took 5 mos
from KristenH
May 18, 2017 4:07 pm


EQ 3/29/17 (Requery Venom)
ER 4/28/17 (Passed-not a good fit.) I'll try Jen Lyons with Venom this summer.

5/18/17: EQ 5/17/17 (Requery Chain Reaction)--same day rejection (not right for their list.) I'll try Jen Lyons with Venom this summer.

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