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Ms. Elaine Markson

Markson Thoma Literary Agency

44 Greenwich Avenue

New York, NY 10011

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from MissPlum
Sep 23, 2013 4:49 pm

Something funny with their website today.
from flute71
Jul 22, 2012 8:53 pm

7/22 Wrote off my May EQ as a no response. Moving on.
from cowboys
May 08, 2012 8:20 pm

Just sent my synopsis with first chapter of novel. Will not get discouraged if no reply. Someone will except my novel. There's nothing out there like it. I'm sure you've heard that one before (:
from KristenH
Dec 22, 2011 4:02 pm

9/5, I queried Elaine. Last week I nudged her. No response. Will requery her in 2012 and will try Eleanor Jackson next month.
from MelissaMorgan
Nov 14, 2011 6:55 pm

Same experience as DrCarter2001. E-queried May 2011. Gary requested full the next day saying he couldn't wait to see what happened next. Politely inquired in October. No reply.
from DrCarter2001
Oct 03, 2011 6:44 pm

I never heard anything back from Elaine or Gary regarding my full despite two nudges. I haven't closed it out, and will try another nudge if I ever get an offer elsewhere, but I'm already disappointed by the lack of responsiveness.
from karenleespree
Oct 03, 2011 1:12 pm

I sent a "mystery/thriller Upper MG, which apparently they're very interested in rec...though haven't heard a word since query was emailed on 8/8/11 hmm
from WhatAWriter
Sep 09, 2011 3:03 pm

Web site says only query one agent; they pass them along to others. I queried Markson' colleague Elaine Jackson; took her four months to reply ... said my query only "just now resurfaced" ... not sure if that meant she passed it along. What do you think ... query just one agent, or wait a while and then query second, third, etc?
from relentless
Apr 19, 2011 10:20 am

Congrats, DrCarter2001!!
from DrCarter2001
Apr 19, 2011 9:49 am

EQ 4/18 medical thriller
Full request + synopsis 4/19 by Gary Johnson!

Just sent it now as a Word attachment. Fingers crossed!
from Zooks3
Mar 27, 2011 10:24 am

3/27/11 - EQ Ms. Markson re: DATDI w/1st chapter
7/24/11 - closed, no response
from domberoonie
Feb 05, 2011 2:56 pm

Feb. 5, 2011 Submitted query letter and one chapter by email.
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 15, 2011 7:37 pm

Updated email address.
from professor
Nov 14, 2010 7:23 pm

Do consider such effort to comment rare and valuable. Hardly ever happens.
from sbp725
May 06, 2010 10:30 am

Queried via email 3/23/10. Personalized email rejection 5/6/10.

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