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Started her own agency. Formerly with Betsy Amster Literary.

Ms. Mary Cummings

Great River Literary


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from writing4life
Jul 17, 2021 4:57 pm

FYI: This agent is big on picture books. She had a few MG sales. The only YA sale she made was in 2011.
from PriscillaKW
Jun 26, 2021 1:14 pm

EQ: 6/25/21

from KatieScribe2
Jun 16, 2021 1:02 pm

Patrick, Thank you! I will look at it.
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 16, 2021 11:37 am

KatieScribe2, her new site is up with current contact info.
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 16, 2021 11:36 am

Profile Update: Started her own agency. Formerly with Betsy Amster Literary.
from KatieScribe2
Jun 14, 2021 4:34 pm

Has anyone tried to requery her at the email the literary agency supplied? Should I re-send it?
from angelsteele
May 30, 2021 5:59 pm

"...our associate Mary Cummings has set up her own agency, Great River Literary, and can be reached at"
from Patrick (admin)
May 30, 2021 5:30 pm

Profile Update: No longer listed on the agency website.
from EileenFerriter
May 20, 2021 6:24 pm

EQ: 5/20/21
from Isolamelia
Apr 08, 2021 5:43 pm

EQ: 1/11/21
CNR: 4/8/21
MG Mystery
from mermaid99
Apr 05, 2021 9:05 am

EQ: 3/20
PB - 980 words
CNR: 4/5
from m_pepper
Mar 10, 2021 3:57 pm

EQ: 12/08/20
PR: 12/10/20 (sent later that evening)
Sent a follow-up email on 3/9/21
Rejection on 3/10/21: "Apologies for the delay. While there was a good deal I liked in here (some marvelous characters), overall I did not feel sufficiently engaged to undertake the difficult market for ghost stories so must pass. Thank you, and all best"
from Isolamelia
Jan 02, 2021 9:03 pm

EQ: 12/28/20
Request for Partial: 12/31/20
ER: 1/2/21
MG Fantasy
Kind rejection - book didn't work for her.
from latham2018
Dec 23, 2020 9:09 am

Fantasy Picture Book 500 words 12/22/2020
from Vanesssm1
Nov 07, 2020 3:05 pm

EQ 11/7/2020

YA Historical Fiction 61.5K

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