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Mr. Ted Weinstein

Ted Weinstein Literary Management

New York, NY


AAR/AALA Member: No

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Snail-Mail: Closed

E-Mail: Closed

Online Form: Closed

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from Patrick (admin)
May 24, 2022 5:06 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from spacerog
Apr 22, 2022 9:46 am

Is the website submissions form broken?
I got an auto responder email saying that the email was no longer active?

Yup, I submitted a second fake query with a different email and got this almost immediately in response
"You sent your query to this out-of-date and inactive email address. Please read any literary agency's web site before querying. You'll find lots of helpful resources and full submissions instructions for our agency at"
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 19, 2022 3:28 pm

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 09, 2021 3:08 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

Thanks ihavewritten
from ihavewritten
Dec 08, 2021 8:57 pm

Not open to queries anymore
from Maranda
Jun 11, 2021 2:57 pm

from Patrick (admin)
Mar 02, 2021 8:39 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.

Thanks Mesmer7
from Mesmer7
Mar 01, 2021 7:57 pm

Looks like he's open to queries now.
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 10, 2020 3:18 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks Quacking)
from Quacking
Mar 10, 2020 12:20 pm

Website says referral only
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 19, 2019 10:29 am

Thanks Pyrrhonist
from Pyrrhonist
Feb 19, 2019 10:24 am

Website now shows open query, no longer by referral only.
from tracker_of_agents
Sep 11, 2015 1:08 pm

EQ: 9/9/15

history / narrative nonfiction

Their website had a query submission form, so not sure they are "closed to queries."
from drumsolo
Sep 29, 2011 4:07 am

His website says this: We do not accept submissions from prospective clients except by referral.

I sent one anyway; I'll let you know what happens :)

Here's what I got back immediately:

Thank you for your email to Ted Weinstein Literary Management. We strongly encourage you to read any agency's web site thoroughly and carefully before sending a query.

If you are an author sending a query, as it states on our Web site we do not review submissions except by referral. There are many other great agents who are accepting new clients so we encourage you to query widely. Some resources you may find useful include:

* The Publishers Marketplace database of book deals (

* Jeff Herman's "Guide to Book Publishers, Editors, and Literary Agents" (

* The AAR directory (

If you have written for any other reason, we will reply soon.

Ted Weinstein Literary Management
from Fleetwood
May 31, 2011 7:34 pm

He responded to my nonfiction (history) equery within hours, asking for the full proposal. Three days later (including weekend days) he emailed a thanks-but-no-thanks note complimenting the proposal, but with some very constructive comments about the book concept and slant. What a classy guy!

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