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Ms. Beth Phelan

Gallt & Zacker Literary Agency

273 Charlton Aveune

South Orange, NJ 07079

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Twitter: beth_phelan

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from swatithegeek
Nov 09, 2019 9:41 am

DVpit EQ: 04/24/19, received auto-confirmation
ER: 11/09/19, apologized for delay, then form letter

YA Romance, 76k
from vcarbol
Oct 08, 2019 1:08 pm

Does anyone know if she is open to #mswl queries even though she is closed? :)
from JessicaRussakHoffman
Aug 09, 2019 2:23 pm

Notified of offer 8/9/19
Full request and sent via email 8/9/19
Also she wanted to know who the offering agent was

MG 55k
from LittleKiwi
Apr 26, 2019 6:21 am

E-Query: 12/12/18
CNR: 26/4/19
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 28, 2019 9:01 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from qt175ya
Feb 06, 2019 8:16 am

EQ: 7/24/18 YA UF
Resubmitted per guidelines: 10/24/18
CNR: 2/6/19
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 15, 2019 7:41 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 15, 2018 10:16 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from specuKate
Oct 23, 2018 3:26 pm

@moonklutz Good to know I didn't mess it up right from the start! Thanks, moonklutz and good luck to you!
from moonklutz
Oct 23, 2018 2:52 pm

@specuKate I asked her on Twitter just because I was curious and she said it's fine as is - she was just late changing the auto-responder. :) I know she's a very popular agent to query, so the chances are low, but I'm still hopeful!
from specuKate
Oct 23, 2018 2:47 pm

@moonklutz Since the first one seemed to bounce back entirely, I just resubmitted the original query assuming she never even saw it. Hope that helps.
from moonklutz
Oct 23, 2018 2:39 pm

@specuKate That's great! When you re-sent it did you change up your subject line or anything? I wasn't sure how to handle it.
from specuKate
Oct 23, 2018 12:41 pm

Update: Submitted again today and it went through! Cross fingers.

So despite our eager anticipation, and the info on the website, she is still closed to queries. I received the following auto-response when I sent today:

I am currently closed to unsolicited submissions and will reopen in mid-September (exact date to come). Your email will still be read and sorted by me, but will not be considered unless:

- it was requested by me (examples: at a conference or during a pitch event);
- you are, or were referred by, someone I know.

Please feel free to query me again when I reopen!
If you are emailing to follow up on a previously sent query, I am still in the process of responding and you will still receive a response.
from specuKate
Oct 22, 2018 3:55 pm

Thanks, moonklutz!
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 22, 2018 3:39 pm

Profile Update: Open to queries.

(Thanks moonklutz)

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