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Ms. Beth Phelan

The Bent Agency

19 West 21st Street, Suite 201

New York, NY 10010



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Website: thebentagency.com

Twitter: beth_phelan

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from zpinwheel
Yesterday 2:06 pm


EQ 12/21/14
Full req 1/5/15
Personal reject 4/5/15 with a request to submit future work
EQ with a different ms 5/11/15 (submitted full as per request)
Personal reject 7/25/15 with a request to submit future work

YA contemporary
from Buddrcup
Jul 16, 2015 4:49 pm


EQ: 7/16/15
YA Historical Time Travel
85,000 words
from mkEngland
Jul 13, 2015 9:36 pm


EQ: 6/30/15
FR: 7/13/15 (sent a few hours later)

She requested a different full MS from me last year and replied with a personalized rejection and a request to see future work. She also recently signed one of my beta readers/writing buddies, and she says such wonderful things about working with Beth. Here's hoping!

YA Space Opera, 74k
from Mups1109
Jul 13, 2015 5:03 pm


EQ: 07/06
ER: 07/13

YA LF w/SF elements, 58K

Nice, personal rejection. Bummed out. She seems like an amazing agent!
from worddance
Jun 27, 2015 3:03 pm


Alibryn, you should nudge. I know how frustrating it is to be skipped over. Probably you're wallowing in a maybe pile somewhere. Or some other pedestrian reason like they meant to go back but forgot. Hang in there. 12 fulls means you're doing something right.

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