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Ms. Elizabeth Wales

Wales Literary Agency

Seattle, WA

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Twitter: waleslit

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Maranda
Jun 12, 2021 1:27 pm

from LarkMarie
May 17, 2021 11:01 am

11/10/20, query, 135k true crime/me too memoir

11/19/20 "with appreciation, we must pass" email.

from WriterNicole
Mar 01, 2021 2:10 pm

EQ: 2/20/21
ER: 3/1/21
80K Commerical Fiction
"Thank you for sending us your query. We must pass with appreciation on this project. We wish you all the very best with your writing and
everything else."
from carolynltesta
Jan 18, 2021 2:59 pm

EQ: 1/14/21
ER: 1/18/21
69k Memoir
from pickfordm
Nov 12, 2020 2:01 pm

EQ in May, but I didn't receive a response. Just to be sure, I emailed her a follow up, with my updated query letter, today!

EQ: 11/12/2020
from jeeje2u
Feb 20, 2020 2:27 pm

EQ 2/13/20
ER 2/20/20
94k memoir
from MAnthony99
Dec 20, 2019 8:36 am

EQ: 12/13/2019. Memoir.
PR: 12/20/2019. Email suggested I send after the New Year as they'll be closing for a week for the holidays.
from PandaBear
Mar 08, 2019 11:34 pm

3.27.19 Email Query

4.7.19 Not taking any more new authors for this year
from KristenH
Dec 23, 2018 12:13 pm

Eq 3/21/18 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 3/28/18 (Passed--no reason why)

11/18/18: EQ 11/7/18. (2nd/final Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 11/15/18 (Passed--only focusing on nonfiction, no thrillers though I queried it as commercial fiction.)

12/23/18: EQ 12/5/18 (2nd/final Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 12/13/18 (Passed--not thrillers, though it's queried as commercial fiction.)
from KristenH
Sep 23, 2018 6:57 am

EQ 8/27/18 (2nd/final requery Venom)
ER 9/17/18 (Passed--same reason as below)
from verachan
Aug 25, 2018 8:01 pm

EQ 7/20/18
ER 8/13/18
Thank you for sending us your query. We are unable to ask to see your work as we can only review and take on a few new projects each year. We wish you all the best and thank you for thinking of us.
from jldelozier
Apr 23, 2018 4:44 pm

EQ 4/15/18 72,000 word commercial
ER form 4/23/18
from DianaHawkins
Feb 28, 2018 2:01 pm

EQ 2/14/2018 General Fiction, Shadows Over an African Heart.
ER 2/28/2018 Form rejection saying "Thank you for sending us your query. We are unable to ask to see your work as we can only review and take on a few new projects each year."
from rdickens
Nov 11, 2017 5:27 pm

EQ Memoir 11/6/17
Form Rejection 11/11/17
from DiscoStories
Nov 08, 2017 8:26 pm

EQ: 11/5/17 Memoir 109K
ER: 11/8/17
Form rejection stating that she can only take on a few new projects per year. I very much appreciate the fast reply!

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