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Ms. Suzie Townsend

New Leaf Literary

110 West 40th Street, Suite 410

New York, NY 10018



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Website: newleafliterary.com

Blog: confessionsofawanderingheart.blogspot.com/

Twitter: sztownsend81

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from hdiangelis
Jan 19, 2017 3:06 pm


8/24/16: EQ
9/24/16: CNR (because her auto-reply said that no response within a month meant no)
10/5/16: #DVPit request; sent query and sample pages the same day
10/14/16: FR from assistant Sara Stricker (she acknowledged receipt and said to follow up in 60 days if I don't get a response)
1/10/17: Nudge
1/17/17: ER (personalized and encouraging)
from ladytuono
Jan 17, 2017 11:02 am


EQ 1/17

adult contemporary fantasy 86k.
from alexisdaria
Jan 11, 2017 8:55 am


EQ: 1/11
Contemporary Romance 93k
from charliebast
Jan 07, 2017 9:26 am


EQ: 1/7/17
from ShannaHughes
Dec 29, 2016 3:33 pm


EQ: 10/7 (fave during #DVpit)
FR: 10/15 from Suzie's assistant Sara
12/2 Nudge with offer of representation
12/5 Incredibly sweet step-aside. Sara and Suzie both loved it, but it ultimately had a few themes a little too similar to some clients on Suzie's list...
12/19 signed with another agent! :D

YA contemporary 67k
from aalogan
Dec 28, 2016 10:34 am


EQ 10/17/16 69k Japanese Urban Fantasy
CNR 12/28/16
from KristenH
Dec 01, 2016 4:15 pm


EQ 10/7/16 (CHAIN REACTION)
CNR 12.1.16 (No word from nudge.) I'll try JL Sterner with Venom in January 2017.
from cilo192
Nov 26, 2016 7:54 pm


EQ on 10/29 for YA
Marking CNR because the auto response said to assume it's a pass after a month. Would have loved to have worked with her!
from justwondering
Nov 17, 2016 7:00 am


EQ 9/14
CNR 11/17
from LBasher7
Nov 16, 2016 6:05 pm


10/6 Liked my Twitter pitch on #DVPit
10/20 EQ w/ 1 ch. sample of Adult Thriller MS
10/27 FR by Suzie's assistant, Sara, sent 11/15. Auto-response that says to nudge if no response after 60 days.
from Jwrite
Nov 12, 2016 10:24 pm


EQ: 11/12 (immediate auto response)


YA Paranormal 86K
from immoore
Nov 12, 2016 2:56 pm


EQ: 11/4/2016, 94k YA Fantasy
from nclar4
Nov 12, 2016 9:59 am


Requested full through contest, sent query and full 11/9.
Received email 11/9 that she received my MS. She said it might be up to 60 days for a response and to nudge if I haven't heard back after those 60 days. Very nice!
from ThatWriterGal
Nov 08, 2016 9:37 am


EQ: 10/18/16, 86k romantic suspense
Nudge with offer of rep: 10/25/16
FR: 10/27/16
ER: 11/7/16 with a very nice, personalized note from Suzie's assistant Sara. Classy and professional all the way around!
from Polonius
Nov 06, 2016 4:49 pm


EQ 10/3/16
ER 10/14/16 with a very nice note encouraging we try one of her colleagues

YA Contemporary

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