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Mr. John Cusick

Folio Literary Management


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Twitter: johnmcusick

AAR/AALA Member: No

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Online Form: Closed

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from Quinnandaver
Sep 17, 2022 12:59 am

@pwalford Full from start of April for me
from pwalford
Sep 16, 2022 4:51 pm

Anyone still waiting on a full from March 2022 or earlier?
from queserasera
Sep 15, 2022 5:35 pm

EQ: June 29
Full Request: June 29
Full Sent: June 30
Form Rejection: September 25

"Thanks so much for the chance to look at [Redacted]. I really like this concept, but I’m sorry to say I wasn’t as drawn in by the story as I hoped to be. Of course this is a subjective response, but it does tell me I’m not the right agent for this piece. I’m sorry not to write with better news, but I hope you find the perfect fit soon."

Black YA Horror
from cwbuecheler
Sep 15, 2022 10:20 am

EQ 4/18/22
CNR 9/15/22

Dark Fantasy 96K
from jamiedamato
Sep 14, 2022 11:43 am

YA/Crossover Queer Paranormal Rom-Com
4/5/22 - Queried
5/15/22 - Withdrew for revisions from agent feedback
5/16/22 - Expressed interest in seeing new pages when ready
6/6/22 - NEW query with updated pages
6/7/22 - Full Request, sent same day
8/11/22 - REQUEST FOR A CALL!!!
8/15/22 - OFFER OF REPRESENTATION!!! Will let him know by Sept. 1.
8/30/22 - We signed :))))))
from A_M_Smith
Sep 01, 2022 1:59 pm

EQ: 4/13/22
Full Request: 4/14/22
Materials Sent: 4/15/22
Nudge and mentioned revised manuscript due to agent feedback: 8/22/22
Apologized for delay and requested updated manuscript. He said he will push my manuscript to the front of his reading queue: 8/24/22 (Sent same day)
Rejection: 9/1/22
Loved the concept and haunting atmosphere but wasn't drawn in enough by the story.
89k YA Fantasy
from digitia
Aug 25, 2022 12:41 pm

EQ: 6/6/22
YA-Adult Crossover Fantasy 85k
CNR: 8/25/22
from Writinglu
Aug 19, 2022 10:49 am

Queried: June 1st
Withdrew query and resent: June 2nd
Full Request: June 2nd
Full MS sent: June 11th
Resent Revised MS: June 21st
Confirmation of Receipt: June 22nd
Pass: 19th August
from galian84
Jul 23, 2022 10:59 pm

Email Query: 5/28/2022
CNR: 7/23/22
His agent page states no response within 30 days = No

YA Contemporary Fantasy 92k
from kawanope
Jul 06, 2022 12:36 am

EQ: 27/06/2022
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 01, 2022 5:34 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from jeikre
Jun 20, 2022 4:24 pm

Query sent 6/20/2022

YA 96k
from TheSharkLady
Jun 20, 2022 12:53 pm

@sumkat I submitted on the 12th and got a message about him not having access to e-mail that day (I think he was traveling). So basically they're out-of-office auto-reply messages. I would assume you'd only get that if your e-mail went through.
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 07, 2022 3:44 pm

Thanks jimjomjamie
from jamiedamato
Jun 07, 2022 9:01 am

Will close to queries July 1 according to Twitter

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