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Ms. Mandy Hubbard

Emerald City Literary Agency

2522 North Proctor Street, Suite 359

Tacoma, WA 98406



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Website: emeraldcityliterary.com

Twitter: MandyHubbard

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from CandaceDavenport
May 25, 2016 2:09 pm


EQ: 5/23/16 102K Secondary world YA Fantasy/Sci-fi
ER: 5/25/16 nice form rejection.
from Writer1111
May 14, 2016 9:57 pm


I'm one of Mandy's clients and she read my MS super fast (I had an offer in a couple days). However, I know she had a bunch of others to work on at the same time and I just happened to hit when she was looking for something like mine so she read it faster.

She's been super busy with client books and the class she's teaching, plus I think she tends to read based on her mood at that moment so she may request a MS and if she gets three that are the same genre, she may break them up with something else. She's AWESOMELY fast for an agent, though, and she makes a point of contacting everyone. It's very important to her! She will 100% respond to everyone.
from lindsaymealing
May 12, 2016 6:38 pm


Mandy *does* respond to all queries, though they do get responded to out of order. If you queried in April and are waiting for a response, you will hear back! Her oldest query right now is from 4/5. She's just swamped at the moment.

Hope that helps!

-Lindsay (Mandy's assistant)
from CombatKatie
May 12, 2016 12:35 am


@writer1218, I sent my query on 5/4, got a full request same day, and confirm receipt 5/5 (since my query had been sent fairly late on 5/4). I have a friend repped by Mandy, who said Mandy was going through her inbox and attempting to reach inbox 0, so I sent my query at the perfect time. I'm pretty certain Mandy responds to all queries, so you may want to resubmit.

(Note: my query WAS a referral from my friend, which I suspect is why I got such a fast response.)
from huggsngiggles
May 10, 2016 1:40 pm


EQ: 5/8
ER: 5/10
Really nice
from Patrick (admin)
May 04, 2016 12:16 pm


Profile Update: Genres updated.

from BdreaK
Apr 29, 2016 5:47 pm


EQ: 1-31-16
ER: 2-1-16
Women's Fiction (LGBT)
But the rejection was probably the nicest I've ever gotten.

EQ #2: 4-28-16
ER: 4/29/26

Romance
from scifictionwriter
Apr 12, 2016 11:19 am


Queried Mandy's assistant Lindsay 4/7
FR: 4/8!
R: 4/12 didn't connect with character right away

YA SF
from PilotKelson1056
Apr 12, 2016 10:57 am


EQ: 4/10
ER: 4/12
Comedy
from apac123
Apr 12, 2016 8:24 am


Thank you hikarinotsubasa, I hope so...I'll update as soon as I hear anything!
from hikarinotsubasa
Apr 12, 2016 6:52 am


apac123, that may be a good sign? Some agents have an assistant or intern go through and reject the definite nos, and pass along the maybes, or keep a maybe pile for themselves, for the ones they seriously want to consider. I'm not sure about Ms. Hubbard specifically, but with my first MS I had a couple of situations where it seemed my query had been skipped, and I either got a request or a personalized and/or tiered rejection in the end. I'd wait a bit longer!
from apac123
Apr 12, 2016 4:48 am


Does she skip or miss queries? I queried 4/7, haven't heard anything.
from ZachJPayne
Apr 11, 2016 11:38 am


YA Contemporary, 79,000 words
Queried: 4/10
Form Rejection: 4/11

Very nice turn-around, very polite form letter.
from lisingjosevirgilio
Apr 07, 2016 7:03 pm


EQ 4/6/16
ER 4/8/16
from wackywriter
Apr 01, 2016 11:56 am


EQ 3/29/16
ER 3/30/16

Polite response. At least she was quick.

YA Urban Fantasy
68,000 words

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