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Ms. Molly Ker Hawn

The Bent Agency


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Twitter: mollykh

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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"I live in London and I work with authors and publishers both in the U.K. and the U.S."

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from Tajjaa
Sep 04, 2019 4:45 pm

EQ: 08/21/19
ER: 08/31/19

YA Urban fantasy
from lifeiswritable
Aug 31, 2019 8:52 am

EQ: 8/12
ER: 8/31 - Really encouraging form letter!

YA Contemporary 60k
from caribbean88
Aug 06, 2019 1:18 pm

EQ: 8/5
Confirmation of receipt: 8/5
ER: 8/6

YA Fantasy 103K
from Falen1
Jul 15, 2019 9:02 am


Submissions are always in standard manuscript formatting, which is double spacing.
from SH_writer
Jul 11, 2019 11:05 pm

EQ: 7/1/19
ER: 7/9/19
Form letter
from KateInnes
Jul 11, 2019 9:29 am

I'm just considering sending a query to Molly Ker Hawn, but I'm unclear when they say attach the first 10 pages to the email, if these must be double-spaced pages. Does anyone know? Many thanks!
from jamielynnheller
Jun 19, 2019 8:20 pm

Auto-response email says: "Thank you for your email. I aim to respond to all submissions within two weeks of receipt, so if you don't hear from me within two weeks, feel free to resend your query."

I appreciate this kind of information.
from micheleedgley
Jun 13, 2019 10:28 am

She did say she carefully read every submission and said a really nice no!!!
from swatithegeek
May 16, 2019 5:58 am

DVpit EQ: 04/26/19
ER: 04/27/19

Not the right agent, but sure someone will snap it up.

YA Romance, 82k
from Falen1
Apr 30, 2019 1:52 pm

EQ 4/29
Full Request 4/30

YA contemp fantasy 100k
from bjnick
Apr 14, 2019 4:36 pm

EQ: March 18
FR: April 3
"Thank you so much for writing me about your manuscript. I read each query I receive carefully, and I'm sorry to say that I'm not quite the right fit for yours. I do appreciate that you thought of me and wish you the very best luck finding the ideal agent for your work."
from emmatens
Mar 03, 2019 12:17 pm

EQ Feb 28, 2019
YA Historical Fantasy - 77,000 words

ER: March 3, 2019
from Vicorva
Jan 09, 2019 1:08 pm

EQ: 12/31/2018
ER: 01/09/2019
from Catsamoa79
Dec 11, 2018 4:23 pm

EQ: 12/8/18
ER: 12/11/18
Form letter; YA historical
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 24, 2018 2:10 pm

Profile Update: Genres updated.

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