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Ms. Betsy Amster

Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises

607 Foothill Blvd. #1061

La Canada Flintridge, CA 91012



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Website: amsterlit.com

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from AnneGreer
Aug 11, 2021 8:58 pm


she has recently only sold children's and YA
from TooMuchCoffeeMan
Jun 15, 2021 11:17 am


EQ: 4/22/21
CNR: 6/15/21 (54 days)
NF 69k words
from Maranda
Jun 10, 2021 2:02 pm


EQ: 6/10/21
from LarkMarie
Apr 22, 2021 9:27 am


Query and prologue sent, 12/17/20, 135k true crime/me too memoir
from Isolamelia
Feb 20, 2021 6:49 am


EQ: 12/28/20
CNR: 2/20/21

Book club fiction
from Nomad_girl
Feb 16, 2021 2:39 am


Submission process has changed. Email is now: b.amster.assistant@gmail.com Also check website for specific pitch instructions.
from KelleyCodyGrimm
Jan 05, 2021 12:30 pm


Submitted on 10/20/2020 but have not heard back as of 1/5/2021.
from TinaHendricks
Nov 15, 2020 2:12 pm


Adult comm fantasy--mag realism, 88k 11/15/20
from pwilson962
Oct 31, 2020 11:25 am


EQ: 9/4/2020
ER: NA
Mystery: 71,000
10/31/2020 She has a lot of mss posted on timeline with zero responses. Reason is as follows per her website: receives numerous submissions - only responds to those they are interested in.
from Cabinboy
Mar 17, 2020 10:51 am


My submission to b.amster.assistant@gmail.com was returned as undeliverable
from sarahadler
Mar 05, 2020 7:11 pm


EQ: 2/3/20
CNR: 3/5/20 (doesn't look like she's requested anything in a looong time)

97k women's fiction
from ashpsych123
Feb 04, 2020 7:29 pm


Queried A father's sin thriller 2/4/20
from jeeje2u
Feb 03, 2020 11:36 am


EQ 12/3/19
CNR 2/3/20
100k memoir
from sfdwriter
Nov 06, 2019 11:16 am


EQ: 11/6/19

upmarket WF 92K
from jsk_31
Jul 15, 2019 11:39 am


EQ 7/15/19, lit fic 80,500 words

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