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Ms. Gemma Cooper

The Bent Agency



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Website: thebentagency.com

Twitter: gemma_cooper

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Online Form: Closed

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Please paste the first 10 pages of your manuscript under your query. I always read pages. I accept submissions from authors around the world, and have lived and worked in New York, London and now Chicago. I have a global approach to agenting.

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from oftarth
Yesterday 4:51 pm


EQ: 4/12
ER: 4/16
MG Queer Romance, 53k
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 16, 2021 10:42 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from MindiWM
Mar 28, 2021 6:38 pm


EQ 3/23/21
ER 3/27/21
YA SF, 94K
from amandaelliott17
Mar 22, 2021 8:26 am


EQ 3/15
Full Request 3/21

MG Mystery
from cakeforall
Mar 06, 2021 7:20 am


EQ: 20/2
ER: 6/3 (form reply but unsure why it took long)

YA Contemp
from jaymeinman
Mar 05, 2021 4:18 pm


EQ: 3/2/21
ER; 3/5/21

YA SF 84K
from Shopcraze1
Mar 04, 2021 1:16 pm


EQ: 2/28/21
ER: 3/4/21
from imthedecoy
Feb 24, 2021 8:21 am


Submitted MG fantasy Feb 2020 - rejection from Gemma said it was not quite right for her.
from catmarauder191
Feb 16, 2021 10:59 am


EQ: 2/15/21
ER: 2/16/21

99k YA fantasy
from ShawnProctor
Feb 09, 2021 4:17 pm


EQ: 2/8/21
ER: 2/9/21

MG Fantasy 47K.
from maltdash
Feb 01, 2021 1:41 pm


EQ: 1/24/21
ER: 1/25/21
Nice form rej
from KathrynFaye007
Jan 30, 2021 9:43 am


EQ: 28 Jan 2021
ER: 30 Jan 2021

A nice form letter.

Upper MG 63k
from thewhipslip
Jan 18, 2021 2:51 pm


EQ 1/17/21
ER 1/18/21

Seems to be a very nice form letter.

YA Queer Suspense 87k
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 04, 2021 2:01 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from hkwrites
Nov 14, 2020 11:46 am


I know it says she's closed to queries, but I think she's open to BIPOC writers? She liked my pitch during #DVpit, but I got a response saying she was closed to queries..

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