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Mr. John Cusick

Folio Literary Management


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Twitter: johnmcusick

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from Attewell
Jun 14, 2021 1:39 pm

EQ 6/14/21
YA SF 80,000
from jennadevillier
Jun 07, 2021 1:37 pm

EQ: 6/7

98k YA science fantasy
from chelseagparker
Jun 03, 2021 2:49 pm

EQ: 3/1/21

Sample for IP project - Queer YA Rom-com (submitted 2500 words)
from authorsaurus
Jun 02, 2021 11:33 am

EQ: 3/1/21
CNR: 6/2/21

90k YA Fantasy
from alicelinwon
Jun 02, 2021 11:10 am

EQ 6/2/21

YA Historical Fantasy 99k
from jpaulkjr
May 28, 2021 10:15 am

Queried 5/27/21
Full requested 5/27/21
Full sent 5/27/21
YA 92K
from jpaulkjr
May 27, 2021 12:18 pm

EQ 5/27/21

YA 92K
from K_Hana_Lee
Apr 13, 2021 4:06 pm

EQ 4/3/21
Nudged with offer of rep 4/13/21
Polite response bowing out 4/13/21

Adult Fantasy 120k
from Johnny555
Apr 09, 2021 4:26 am

Seems like CNR is the common outcome here :(

Maybe I am aimed too high with this one.

Doing the same
from jaymeinman
Mar 19, 2021 4:25 pm

EQ: 11/24/20
Requested full 11/29/20. Full sent 11/30/20

Submitted my full 11/30 - no answer yet. He has several other Full requests earlier than mine that he hasn't responded to, although he's requested new fulls recently (Feb and March 2021)

SF 83K
Note that I had scheduled a consultation with John through Manuscript Academy, so this was not just a slush-pile query. After our talk he requested 10 pages and then after reading those requested the full (!)
from Venusdemiles
Mar 15, 2021 1:02 pm

EQ 11/11/20
3/15/21 no reply.
from Kate_TheAvidWriter
Mar 08, 2021 8:09 am

EQ: 1/20/21
CNR: 3/8

YA Fantasy 102k
from BL2017
Mar 07, 2021 1:12 pm

EQ: 01/05/21 Sci-fi 74k
CNR: 03/07/21
from catmarauder191
Feb 25, 2021 2:52 pm

EQ: 1/12/21
CNR: 2/25/21

99k YA fantasy
from MarthaJ22
Feb 20, 2021 3:24 pm

EQ:2/16/21 YA Magical Realism 95,000

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