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Ms. Gemma Cooper

The Bent Agency

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Twitter: gemma_cooper

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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 thewhipslip
Yesterday 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..
from butterrumpunch
Aug 05, 2020 6:13 pm

7/29: queried Zoe Plant
8/5: Notified Zoe of offer of rep
8/5: Full Request from Gemma (Zoe passed it to her)

MG Mystery with a paranormal twist 48k
from monarch
Jun 18, 2020 7:38 am

EQ: 31/1/20
FR!!!!! : 1/2/20
Nudge with offer of rep: 9/6/20
Kind step aside due to dark themes in the book: 16/6/20

YA Contemporary, 86k
from rachaelthewriter
Jun 03, 2020 8:43 am

#BLM Twitter Request - #OwnVoices LGBT Ya Contemp Fantasy - 77k

EQ - 6/1/2020
Helpful R - 6/3/2020
from emmatens
Apr 30, 2020 3:34 pm

EQ: 3/08/2020
ER: 4/04/2020

49k MG Contemporary Fantasy
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 20, 2020 7:39 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from StarryEyes
Feb 28, 2020 8:31 am

EQ: 2/25/2020 - 40k MG Magical Realism
ER: 2/28/2020
from mandzz
Jan 27, 2020 1:37 pm

EQ: 1/13/2020 Upper MG 67K
ER: 1/14/2020
from KJohnson_10
Jan 16, 2020 9:02 am

EQ: 1/14/20 MG 32K
ER: 1/16/2020 Bummer :(
from Catsamoa79
Jan 14, 2020 9:13 am

EQ: 1/13/20
ER: 1/14/20
Form letter
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 13, 2020 8:22 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from LPMcCammon
Dec 11, 2019 10:32 pm

EQ 11/14/19
ER 12/9/19
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 15, 2019 6:06 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

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