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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/AALA Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from CarolyneWhelan
Sep 19, 2022 12:46 pm


sent: 8/26/22, response: 9/21, sent full MS 9/19.
women's/travel memoir, 56k
from Mostamand
Jul 28, 2022 5:21 pm


Sent 7-25-2022
from Catsamoa79
Jul 14, 2022 11:36 am


EQ: 4/12/22
CNR: 7/14/22
from BarbaraDrake
Jul 02, 2022 2:41 pm


EQ 4/6/22 CNR 7/2/22

Memoir 88K
from Marguerite
Jun 24, 2022 6:20 am


Received a confirmation email.
from kitbuddy
Feb 18, 2022 9:04 pm


As stated below, Ms. Amster sells all children's picture book back to the beginning of 2020. Just FYI
from thamnosma
Feb 04, 2022 4:31 pm


Query submitted 2/4/2022
83K Memoir
From comments, she's focused on YA now...as are many others apparently
from jevans
Oct 20, 2021 8:46 am


EQ: 10/20/2021 82K crime thriller
from WyldeGreen
Oct 11, 2021 7:12 pm


Not expecting any response after reading comments.
from prosperity1
Oct 02, 2021 6:17 pm


9-14-21 query-memoir 38k
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

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