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Ms. Brianne Johnson

HG Literary

New York, NY



Website: www.hgliterary.com

Blog: www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/bjohnson/

Twitter: SecretAgentBri

AAR/AALA Member: No

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from PBWriterLG
Yesterday 12:46 pm


Query 5/31/21
Full Request 12/2/21
Sent 12/3/21
Nudge with Offer of Rep 1/11/22
Form Rejection 1/18/22

Picture Book
from ejdhanda
Jan 10, 2022 5:33 pm


Form Query: 6/28/21
Full Request (!!): 7/1/21, sent same day
Nudged: 9/11/2021, 10/24/21
Nudge with offer to submit revised ms: 1/10/22

60K YA Fantasy
from AudraWinter
Dec 23, 2021 2:03 pm


Query 11/25/21
Nudge w offer of rep: 12/07/21
Full request: 12/07/21 (sent next day)
Nudge: 12/21/21
CNR: 12/21/21

Wish I'd heard back from this one! She said she was really busy with the switch to HG, and this nudge was really close to the holidays, so I don't blame her at all. Seems like a wonderful person to work with!
from Catsamoa79
Dec 08, 2021 11:25 am


EQ: 9/1/21
ER: 12/8/21, same form letter as below
from heathwitch
Dec 07, 2021 11:37 am


EQ via QueryManager: 7th June 2021
ER: 7th December 2021: "Thanks so much for thinking of me, but this one’s just not quite right for my list. Due to a full workload, I have to be extremely selective about pursuing new projects. Please know that this is a very subjective business and that tastes range widely among agents. Someone else may feel very differently—you deserve someone who is passionate about your work and is confident about their ability to position it. Best of luck with this, and thank you so much for thinking of me."

Adult Fantasy/Magical Realism, 94k
from Kimita73
Dec 06, 2021 9:22 pm


@BySarahJane @KateKay @khontz333
Same situation with me too. I initially queried her back in January at WH but never got a response. Then I queried her at HG in June. Still no response. It was for a PB. In other words, you're not alone. I still have hope I will at least get a form rejection so I can have some closure.

Update: Sent query 6/10/21 to her new agency. I received a form rejection on 12/6/21. So glad to have some closure.
from Davidrpaul
Dec 06, 2021 11:58 am


Query: May 20th
Full Request 6/17/21, sent 6/18/2021
Nudge 9/21
FR on full 12/6

Fantasy 115k
from gwprouse
Dec 06, 2021 11:25 am


FQ: 6/10/21
Form R: 12/6/21

AF 108K
from BamBam42
Dec 02, 2021 8:36 pm


FQ: 6/8/21
FR: 12/2/21

Had already closed this one out, but good to hear with some finality that the query was received.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 02, 2021 2:33 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

Thanks ejdhanda
from ejdhanda
Dec 02, 2021 12:14 pm


https://twitter.com/SecretAgentBri/status/1466463170332184577?s=20
Temporarily closed to queries, aim of reopening early in the new year
from tayslaysdragons
Dec 02, 2021 7:07 am


FQ: 7/5/21
Nudge with offer of rep: 12/1
Kind step aside: 12/2

MG fantasy 48K
from messyf
Nov 19, 2021 1:32 pm


EQ: 5/27/21
FR: 10/19 sent 10/20
from melonpan
Nov 13, 2021 4:36 am


Form rejection on query after almost 6 months.
from Diablos
Nov 12, 2021 11:16 pm


Query: October 27th

YA Contemporary, 91k

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