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Ms. Suzie Townsend

New Leaf Literary

110 West 40th Street, Suite 410

New York, NY 10018

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Twitter: sztownsend81

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from kib5032
Today 5:54 pm

EQ 1/18
CNR 3/23

YA fantasy (103k)
from tkbarber
Mar 18, 2017 11:21 am

EQ :3/18/17
75k Romance Thriller
from OwenHenryBaker
Mar 15, 2017 10:17 pm

EQ: 3/13/17

78K Contemporary YA
from SaraCo
Mar 14, 2017 8:30 am

@mirandaf That does make sense. I have gotten form rejections from agents who said they didn't reply, but most them were things I submitted with either #ownvoices or #MSWL in the subject line. In one case, the agent said to submit future projects.
from mirandaf
Mar 13, 2017 9:01 pm

@karenleespree and @saraco -- most likely those are a mixture of personalized rejections (eg agent really liked some things but there was also something that appeared to be a dealbreaker), responses to queries with referrals, responses to people who she'd met at conferences etc. i got a rejection once from an agent who typically did not send them because i mentioned in my query that she'd requested material from me in the past :-)
from SaraCo
Mar 13, 2017 3:28 pm

karenleespree I wonder the same thing too.
from karenleespree
Mar 13, 2017 10:35 am

I'm always confounded as to why some queries get a pass and others are ignored. (using the data stats)
from ARaven
Mar 07, 2017 1:22 pm

EQ: 30.01.2017
CNR: 07.03.2017 (more than a month, as per the auto-response email)
from HLFulcher
Mar 06, 2017 3:19 pm

Polite 'personalized' form letter rejection. Clearly, they actually did read it. I'm open to sending them other works in the future.
from SaraCo
Mar 03, 2017 12:12 pm

EQ: 3-3-17 Received an auto-response saying if I didn't hear in a month, then it was a pass.
from mgmystery
Mar 03, 2017 8:38 am

EQ: 1/28/17
CNR: 3/3/17 Her confirmation said she'd respond within a month.

MG Mystery 41k
from CatLegis
Feb 26, 2017 6:28 pm

EQ 2/26/2017

General Fiction 100K
from EmCeeWrites
Feb 25, 2017 3:23 pm

EQ 1/17/17
CNR 2/25/17

YA Contemp action 84K
from stephenandrew
Feb 23, 2017 6:18 pm

EQ: 2/17 YA epic fantasy
from karenleespree
Feb 17, 2017 10:08 am

EQ: 2/17 YA HF

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