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Ms. Elizabeth Wales

Wales Literary Agency

Seattle, WA



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Website: www.waleslit.com

Blog: www.facebook.com/Wales-Literary-Agency-391156820542/

Twitter: waleslit

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from BillGinTexas
May 11, 2017 11:46 am


EQ: 05/11/2017 85K Comm Thriller
from Patrick (admin)
May 10, 2017 7:33 pm


Profile Update: This agent reviewed and approved this listing.

from Patrick (admin)
May 10, 2017 7:33 pm


Profile Update: Genres updated.

from Patrick (admin)
May 08, 2017 5:45 pm


Profile Update: No longer accepting postal queries.
from rachelbirds
Mar 18, 2017 11:09 am


EQ 03/18/2017
Memroir, The Green Chair, 86k
from KristenH
Mar 04, 2017 6:26 am


EQ 2/28/17 (Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 3/3/17 (Passed--only taking select few new clients.) Will try her in the future with something new later this year.
from SnapPeas
Nov 14, 2016 1:50 pm


EQ: 11.10.16
ER (form): 11.14.16
from anotherearth
Jun 20, 2016 5:35 pm


EQ: 06.14.2016
ER: 06.20.2016
Literary 100K

Dear [my name],

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 KristenH
Apr 18, 2016 4:11 pm


Congrats ForNickles! On 3/21/16, I've queried Wales Lit with Chain Reaction's requery. I've nudged her on Friday and heard back today--a pass, since they don't rep thrillers. But I've queried it as commercial fiction.
from fornickels
Mar 16, 2016 3:24 pm


EQ: 2/19/16
67k Women's Fiction/Apocalyptic
FR!!!!: 3/11/16

So excited about this one!! She has another writer on her client list who is similar in theme (which is rare for the type of book mine is) so I really thought she'd be the best agent. Mostly been corresponding with Neal. He's been emailing back and forth with more questions. Haven't had an agent do that yet on a FR. Don't want to get my hopes up but this would be fantastic.
from KristenH
Mar 02, 2016 4:20 pm


Monday I requeried Elizabeth Wales with Venom--today I've heard back with a pass--unable to see work, take on few new projects each year. I'll try her later this spring with Chain Reaction.
from remember123
Apr 03, 2015 6:35 pm


EQ: 3/20/15
ER: 4/3/15
Dear Remember123,

Thank you for your note. We must pass with appreciation on the chance to read more from XXX; we’re glad you thought of us for your novel but we are working on many client projects and this has limited how much new work we can see and take on. We wish you all the very best with your writing and everything else.

All best,

Elizabeth Wales
Neal Swain
from pbloom
Feb 03, 2015 4:32 pm


Submitted query 8/11/14. They requested ms 8/17/14. Followed up 11/2/14 and received a quick reply indicating ms was still being considered. Rejected 12/10/14 with a very nice letter. While this might seem like a rather lengthy wait-time, they responded quickly when I wrote requesting update. This seems like a terrific agency.
from PawPaw
Oct 16, 2014 11:09 am


Query Sent today 10/16 I expect the Reject within 3-5 hours
from KristenH
Jul 30, 2014 6:52 am


Good luck Synae!

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