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Ms. Stephanie Lehmann

Elaine Koster Literary Agency LLC

55 Central Park West, Suite 6

New York, NY 10023

AAR Member: No

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E-Mail: Closed

Online Form: Closed

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from KristenH
Oct 22, 2011 2:14 pm

10/5, I sent her a query. Today I've gotten the no longer taking no new clients rejection letter.
from writerlcy
May 09, 2011 5:09 pm

Yep, I'm in the "we no longer accept sumissions" club..When I noticed the handwriting, I immediately thought it was good news for some reason...You know, a handwritten note saying "I hope you haven't signed yet" LOL
from KristenH
Apr 30, 2011 6:12 am

You're welcome Patrick.
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 29, 2011 8:39 pm

Closed to queries.

(Thanks angelscribe)
from KristenH
Apr 28, 2011 4:03 pm

On 4/21/2011, I've sent her a query. Today I've heard back from her: "We are no longer accepting new submissions." She wrote it on my query.
from jennshon
Jan 05, 2011 11:27 am

Query sent 12/8/10
Reply rcv'd 12/17/10

Handwritten note on my query letter:
"Thanks for the query but we aren't taking on new clients. Sincerely, Stephanie"
from Christiner78
Dec 13, 2010 10:34 am

Queried and got a letter back saying they no longer accept submissions. 12/12
from dlpoet17
Dec 12, 2010 4:07 pm

Yea AQ and PM contradict each other, but considering its snail mail vs email, I wouldn't bother hitting her up.
from meppichharris
Dec 11, 2010 6:02 pm

Rejection 12/11, saying "We no longer accept submissions." The weird thing is that I read somewhere that Stephanie was actively trying to build client list. So whatever. Moving on.
from shortclara
Sep 27, 2010 1:22 pm

On the agency's PM page it says "We no longer accept submissions" at the bottom of the page.
from Shirleefender
Sep 21, 2010 8:57 am

"Sorry, it's not for us." Written on my query for women's fiction.
from Lshiroff
Sep 15, 2010 2:00 pm

Found this on a list of agents accepting women's lit:

Stephanie is looking for chicklit and momlit, young adult, literary fiction, thrillers, mysteries and narrative nonfiction. Query with a bio, 1-3 page synopsis, first three chapters and SASE.
from berryblue100
Jun 11, 2010 2:44 pm

Received the same standard rejection "Sorry, not for us" on the top of my query letter. I would have been okay with that, as I've received similar rejections before, but the fact that it was written barely legible handwriting made it a very unprofessional.
from jpeurifoy
May 11, 2010 2:52 pm

I only received my own query letter back with the hand written "Sorry it's not for us. --SL 4/26/10".
from jett71
May 06, 2010 2:14 pm

I had the same Full request, Full reject handwritten "not for us" from Ellen Twaddell 2-26-10. Not very helpful.

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