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Ms. Christine Witthohn

Book Cents Literary Agency, LLC

New York, NY


AAR Member: Yes

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Online Form: Closed

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from Patrick (admin)
Mar 28, 2017 5:25 pm

ladyhoffman, I can confirm that they are closed to queries.
from ladyhoffman
Mar 27, 2017 9:23 am

I know there website says they're closed to queries, but then below that it says that as of March 2017 they're on the *hunt* for certain ms. Does this mean it's okay to query of your novel fits any of those descriptions?
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 16, 2017 7:30 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from KristenH
Mar 07, 2017 4:29 pm

EQ 3/7/17 (Diplomatic Immunity)--same day rejection (not right for her list.) Will try her with something new later this year.
from reason
Feb 16, 2017 9:59 am

EQ: 2/15
ER: 2/16

I appreciate the quick reply. Women's fiction. 81K
from dpasquantonio
Feb 02, 2017 12:59 pm

EQ: 2017-02-02
ER: 2017-02-02

form, see JJProbe's comment for the form text if interested.
from mporgel
Jan 29, 2017 8:29 am

EQ: 1/27/17
ER: 1/29/17 (at 2am) Form
from huggsngiggles
Jan 10, 2017 7:04 pm

FQ: 1/7
ER: 1/10
from JJProbe
Dec 30, 2016 5:31 pm

EQ: 12/28/16
ER: 12/30/16
102K Thriller

Got a not-even-close-to-personalized form rejection, though it took 2 days and that makes me feel like I have a lot of staying power, at least compared to earlier comments. But then, it's just after Christmas. Anyway....

Thank you for your query.

If you are receiving this message, it means your story either wasn't a good fit for our agency, we already have something similar, or the hook isn't strong enough to stand out in an already crowded market.

Thank you for considering our agency.
Keep writing and query widely because the world would be a boring place without good books!

Book Cents Literary Agency
from kerrytaylor776
Dec 12, 2016 4:37 am

Rejected in about 10 minutes of sending my query letter.
from WhittneyT
Dec 10, 2016 3:02 pm

Form Query: 12/10
ER: 12/10- form

The fastest rejection I've ever gotten. Not even 20 minutes.
from SaraSota
Nov 03, 2016 11:02 am

I submitted a query for upmarket women's fiction, a genre posted on her "wish list," at approximately 9:30 pm last night.
I woke up early this morning to find a form rejection letter already in my email. Odd.
from EMBmom
Oct 07, 2016 12:40 pm

Q - 10/7/16 (online form)
ER - 10/7/16
from karambelas
Sep 29, 2016 12:48 pm

9/29/16 EQ via online form

The website states they no longer send out rejections, so silence means no. Good to know!

YA contemporary fiction
from HowBoutSomethinGood
Sep 14, 2016 10:50 am

Rejected in less than an hour, a personal best. While I'm not Ernest Hemingway (good luck with today's agents Ernie), I dare say the submission was barely glanced at before being 86'd. Submit at your own peril.

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