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Ms. Serafina Clarke

Burkeman and Clarke Literary Agency

14 Neville Court, Abbey Road

London NW8 9DD



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Website: www.burkemanandclarke.com

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from libbyj
Mar 05, 2011 3:50 pm


Lost their initial September response to the spam gods. Inquired again and was told to make certain revisions to my manuscript and submit again. They also agreed to read a full of my second novel.

Holding my breath.
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 15, 2011 7:17 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from pollster
Oct 06, 2010 10:35 am


Queried on the 22 of September -- standard form rejection on the 6th of October.
from libbyj
Sep 02, 2010 7:30 pm


Initially queried in March and they requested a full. It is now the beginning of September and they wrote to tell me that my manuscript is at the top of their pile and was I still interested in their agency. I updated them on my recent queries and told them I was still interested...so we'll see....
from libbyj
Apr 14, 2010 4:32 pm


I queried on March 28th and they requested a full on the 29th. They told me it would be up to four months as well and asked for more personal information
(future writing plans, who I am etc.). It's a long wait...
from robinhl
Jan 12, 2010 5:53 pm


Queried Jan 4; form rejection Jan 12:

Thank you for your email. For various reasons, not least the current market, we shall not be requesting you to submit your material to us.

We do however thank you for thinking of us and wish you better luck elsewhere. We would also ask you to please forgive this standard email, but we receive so many requests that we cannot reply to all of them individually.

from mdotterer
Jan 11, 2010 1:28 pm


Requested a full! One day turn-around time! Yes, I'm a little excited. She very politely apologized that it would take them about 4 months to read the MS, due to their backlog.

I can live with that, as long as I can query others. She didn't specifically ask for an exclusive, although their website does say they prefer it. I won't send anything out without letting them know.
from pollster
Jan 06, 2010 7:06 am


Queried December 27th; polite refusal on January 6th. Standard form refusal. Genre -- Autobiography.
from bclement412
Nov 14, 2009 10:45 am


Equeried 11/11

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