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Ms. Jill Marsal

Marsal Lyon Literary Agency, LLC

PMB 121, 665 San Rodolfo Dr. 124

Solana Beach, CA 92075



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Website: www.MarsalLyonLiteraryAgency.com

Twitter: jillmarsal

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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In all submissions, please include a contact phone number as well as your email address. If we are interested in your work, we will call or email you. If not, we will respond via email. (Accordingly, please do not send a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) and do not send any pages or materials you want returned to you). Our response time is generally 4-8 weeks. We welcome unsolicited materials and look forward to reading your work.

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from maynard
Jun 28, 2019 10:18 am


Received a form “no thanks” note
from dpfs_2018
Jun 26, 2019 5:32 pm


EQ: 6/19/19
ER: 6/26/19 (Form rejection)

71K Romance

*I received an automatic reply that she is out of the office until June 25.
from ScarlettO
Jun 13, 2019 11:51 am


EQ: 06/13

85k Historical Romance
from KristenH
May 26, 2019 12:21 pm


EQ 5/6/19 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 5/15/19 (Passed--interesting concept, not good fit)
from LGV_AL
May 25, 2019 12:07 pm


EQ 5/22/19 mystery @97K words
FR 5/22/19
ER 5/24/19

To WhiteGardenia regarding feedback: Not really. Seemed like auto-reply #5 or #6.
from WhiteGardenia
May 24, 2019 11:34 pm


Sorry to see your latest update LGV-AL. Did she give you any useful feedback?
from suegranzella
May 15, 2019 8:45 pm


She emailed a response today:
"Thank you for your email. While your project sounds interesting, I don’t think it is right for my list at this time.
I appreciate your querying us and wish you good luck in finding the right agent who can successfully champion your work."
from Mildlymary
May 15, 2019 9:50 am


EQ: 4/23/19
ER: 5/15/19
Form:
Thank you for your email. While your project sounds interesting, I don’t think it is right for my list at this time.
I appreciate your querying us and wish you good luck in finding the right agent who can successfully champion your work.
from Julesq
May 08, 2019 2:23 pm


EQ: 4/19
FR: 4/24

WF proposal
from KristenH
Apr 20, 2019 2:34 pm


EQ 4/10/19 (Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 4/12/19 (Passed--not good fit)
from William86
Apr 18, 2019 2:36 pm


EQ: 4/10/19
Women's fiction, 102k
Email Request for full, 4/10/19; emailed same day
4/18/19 ER. Personal note.
from amylululouise
Apr 10, 2019 11:02 pm


EQ: 3/25/19
Humorous WF 83k

ER: 4/4/19
from jamielynn_boothe
Mar 14, 2019 10:05 pm


I queried Jill two days ago and I got a request for my full manuscript tonight! I'm so excited!
from MsPenPaper
Feb 23, 2019 4:11 pm


Memoir query sent 3/27/18
Form ejection received 4/3/18; I was thankful for the prompt response, even though it was a rejection.
from hkral11
Feb 16, 2019 12:53 pm


EQ: 2/12/19
Nudge with offer of rep: 2/16/19
Replied with a kind note right after that she's stepping side because she won't have time to read, but wished me luck.

Contemporary romance 79k

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