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Ms. Rachel Ekstrom

Folio Literary Management

New York, NY

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Twitter: EkstromRachel

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from hrmhwd
Sep 15, 2020 2:48 pm

Got the same auto response. Closed, even though her PM profile says she reopened on 9/8.I did not catch on the Folio site that she's supposedly closed, because it didn't say so on her personal bio/guidelines page. I see it now, under her picture on the page where they're all listed together.

Whatever. This is the second time in three days I've gotten CLOSED when the website didn't indicate (nothing but a pinned tweet in that case). I'm pretty fed up.
from Dreamland0516
Sep 10, 2020 9:46 am

I also got the auto reply that she was still closed. The folio website still shows her closed as well, even though publishers marketplace says she planned on opening. I sent a tweet requesting her status.
from skifast
Sep 09, 2020 3:03 pm

I just sent her a query and got back an autoreply saying she was still closed. So...not sure what the story is.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 09, 2020 1:10 pm

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Ward494
Sep 03, 2020 2:36 pm

EQ -9/3/20
83,000 YA Fantasy
from cwbuecheler
Jul 27, 2020 3:40 pm

EQ: 4/6/20
CNR: 7/27/20 - I think I queried her while she wasn't accepting queries (see below)

SF Space Opera, 103k words - I didn't realize "on hiatus" on Twitter might mean not accepting queries. I thought it meant she was on a Twitter hiatus! I guess we'll see.
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 11, 2020 10:27 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from brmyers
Jul 06, 2020 1:50 pm

EQ: PitDark Request 21 MAY 2020
CNR: 06 JULY 2020

from KatieMCF
Jun 30, 2020 9:48 am

Originally queried Rachel in January 2019 after meeting her in June 2019. Never got a response, so I assumed it was a reject.

Then, this past January (2020) while participating in #IWSGPit, Rachel's assistant, who had control of her Twitter account during the Pitch session, liked my tweet which was an invitation to query. I sent the query as requested again just to see what, if anything, would happen. Still received no response.

Sent a 78k-word YA psych suspense
from MackLittle
Jun 24, 2020 10:53 am

6/24/20 - sent follow up letter letting her know I have an offer of representation.
from Catsamoa79
Jun 23, 2020 10:38 am

EQ: 2/4/20
Sent again on 4/16/20 since I did not get an auto response the first time, but did this time
CNR: 6/23/20 (it's been 8 weeks, the requisite time frame given)
from dclawr
Jun 18, 2020 1:54 pm

EQ 6/11/2020

MG contemp.
55,000 words
from MackLittle
Jun 09, 2020 8:33 am

PitMad LIKE via Maggie Auffarth 6/4/2020
from Belle_91
Apr 15, 2020 5:22 pm

When I queried her on 04/15/2020 I got a receipt of confirmation saying she was still reading at this time. So I think she's open for queries.
from dclawr
Mar 27, 2020 9:11 am

Is she back open for queries? Her twitter profile says "on hiatus." Thanks so much.

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