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Ms. Lisa Erbach Vance

The Aaron M. Priest Literary Agency

708 Third Avenue, 23rd floor

New York, NY 10017

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from mjcassell
Yesterday 6:23 am

EQ: 6/23/21
CNR: 10/22/21

95k Adult Historical Thriller
from lauratheauthor
Sep 22, 2021 10:27 am

Email Query: 6/22/21
CNR: 07/20/21

Cozy Mystery 89k
from jennybquery
Jul 01, 2021 12:37 pm

I did not receive an auto-reply to my query.
I sent it again about two weeks later, noting that I did not receive the auto-reply.
I did not get an auto-reply with that email either.
from jekyllnseek
Jun 30, 2021 2:00 pm

Does everyone who has submitted to this agent receive a confirmation auto-reply?
from jekyllnseek
Jun 29, 2021 8:33 pm

EQ: 6.29.21

91K domestic thriller
from LarkMarie
May 10, 2021 10:05 am

11/28/20, query sent for 135k true crime/me too memoir, no response.
from dhamm29
Mar 05, 2021 4:07 pm

88K Thriller
EQ - 3-5-21
from lisangus
Feb 23, 2021 4:19 pm

She requested my full manuscript a day after querying (71k, suspense).
After 47 days she rejected it, but definitely not a form letter rejection. She commented on the things she liked about it, and pointed out two areas for improvement (that led her to say she wasn't the right agent for it.) So I definitely feel she gave it a fair reading, and I appreciate the feedback.
from lisangus
Jan 11, 2021 8:59 am

sent query Jan 10 (suspense, 71k)
responded Jan 11 (ie one day later), requesting the full manuscript.
from andyscontras
Jan 02, 2021 6:05 pm

EQ -- 1/2/2021 Spec Fiction 84K
from lindsaysmith818
Oct 01, 2020 6:25 pm

EQ 10/1/20
New Adult Fiction 50k
from Writerkehr
Jul 08, 2020 9:35 am

EQ: 12/8/19
RS 90K
from Sunny95
Jun 28, 2020 2:32 am

EQ: 5/28/20
78K Commercial fiction
from Zooks3
May 28, 2020 3:07 pm

5/28/20 EQ re: THE KNOTTED GUN - thriller
from VTVet2020
May 02, 2020 11:47 am

Submitted thriller 2/25/20. Website says will get back within 4 weeks if interested and if no contact, assume pass. Given that there was an original auto acknowledgment that my query was received, I'm assuming after more than 8 weeks that it's a pass.

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