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Ms. Emily van Beek

Folio Literary Management

630 9th Avenue, Suite 1101

New York, NY 10036

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from MNello
Oct 06, 2019 1:31 pm

EQ: 9/4/19
CNR: 10/6/19
Website says will reply within 4 weeks only if she's interested.

from Carrots
Sep 21, 2019 9:06 pm

EQ: 9.21.19
from Brinestone
Sep 19, 2019 2:03 pm

MG contemporary fantasy, 70,000 words. I got a like at #pitmad from her assistant, Elissa, on behalf of Emily. Sent a query three days later and got a full request within a week. I don't know all the abbreviations, so bear with me. :)

EQ: 9/8/19
ERequest: 9/12/19
EFull: 9/15/19
from natb21
Sep 10, 2019 1:52 pm

EQ 9/4/19
ER: 9/10/19

83k YA Paranormal Romance
from Tajjaa
Sep 04, 2019 5:03 pm

EQ: 08/06/19
ER: 08/07/19

YA Urban fantasy
from Anna24
Aug 30, 2019 5:40 pm

Thanks Melinda. Best of luck and let me know too. Cheers!
from Anna24
Aug 30, 2019 5:40 pm

It seems like she's missed mine. It's been about 17 days and I've noticed there are three others that she's missed as well over the past few weeks. Does anyone know if that means she's lost it or she might be still considering it or? Any insights would be great. Thanks Anna
from melindajoywrites
Aug 30, 2019 3:13 pm

I'm in the same boat wondering the same thing, @Anna224. This seems to be happening with everyone I query. They skip over it. I'm not sure if they're receiving my emails at this point. So weird. Let me know if you hear back or learn anything. Good luck!
Aug 20, 2019 6:36 pm

@ Freckleface
I haven't read anything about no=no from all. Go ahead and submit to other agents there. I've done that.
from Freckleface94
Aug 20, 2019 5:44 pm

Does anyone know if a rejection from one agent at Folio jr. is a rejection from the entire Agency?
from melindajoywrites
Aug 19, 2019 1:41 pm

EQ: 08/19/19

MG Mystery, Magical Realism 70k
from safashaqsy
Aug 02, 2019 5:51 pm

sent by email Fantasy YA T.L.F on 3rd August 2019
from Roseppdle72
Jul 17, 2019 3:29 pm

EQ: 07/17/19
ER: 07/17/19
YA Fantasy 91k
Form letter. FAST! But it's better than waiting for months and months.
from RisenSunset
Jul 13, 2019 11:06 am

EQ: 7/8/19
ER: 7/11/19

MG fantasy 58k
from MR_Subias
Jul 11, 2019 4:19 pm

EQ: 7/9/2019
ER: 7/11/2019

YA horror 68k

"Thanks so much for sending your query – I appreciate the chance to take a look at your project. I’m sorry to say, though, that I’m going to step aside instead of asking to read more.

Please bear in mind that everybody has different tastes and interests – my decision is based on my present workload, and also based on the kind of material that I’m presently representing. That said, this is a crazily subjective business: I absolutely think you should keep looking for representation because what works for one agent (or publisher) may not work as well for another.

Very best of luck!"

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