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Mr. John Berlyne

Zeno Literary Agency

110 Gloucester Avenue

London NW1 8HX



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Website: zenoagency.com

Twitter: jberlyne

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from trevorwrites
Sep 14, 2018 6:37 pm


Invited to submit directly after meeting at a conference.

Submitted on 9/5
Personal Rejection on 9/14
Adult Hard SF - 125k words

Provided a detailed email response with action items. Very polite across the board.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 24, 2016 4:44 pm


Thanks alibryn. Now it says they're both closed again.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 24, 2016 4:43 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from alibryn
Sep 19, 2016 12:49 pm


Patrick: their website says Louise is open (and not accepting fantasy), but says John is still closed.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 16, 2016 9:45 am


Profile Update: Open to queries.

from Patrick (admin)
Jan 31, 2016 7:50 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks EmmanuelledeMaupassant)
from EmmanuelledeMaupassant
Jan 31, 2016 4:51 pm


currently closed to submissions
from Catsamoa79
Nov 05, 2015 7:58 am


EQ: 10/26
ER: 11/5
Crossover speculative adult science fiction.
Nice letter sent from John Wordsworth saying he enjoyed what he read and it had some strengths, but not for them at this time.
from worddance
Jun 05, 2015 8:45 pm


EQ: 2/11/15
ER: 6/5/15
YA Fantasy - form reject. Thought might be a bit personalized but alas, no.

For some reason, this one made me nervous.
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 22, 2015 12:29 pm


Profile Update: Updated genres.

(Thanks worddance)
from maryj59
Feb 17, 2015 6:24 pm


Thanks for this, worddance! Alas, another one off the list for me-
from worddance
Feb 17, 2015 5:24 pm


According to Twitter, they've updated their submission guidelines:


For the time being we're ONLY looking for horror, crime and thrillers. NO SF/F please.

http://zenoagency.com/submission-guidelines/
from imposter
Feb 01, 2015 11:05 am


EQ: 2/1/15



YA Horror
from andreiuta
Jan 10, 2015 9:56 am


Twitter handle @jberlyne
from diggergate
Jan 10, 2015 1:06 am


EQ: 11/10/14
ER: 12/03/14

Form rejection

SF/Fantasy crossover

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