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Ms. Laura Zats

Headwater Literary Management



Twitter: lzats

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from mkhardy
Sep 14, 2020 8:38 am

Form query 7/21/20

Adult SF 70k
from notsonewbie
Sep 03, 2020 7:50 am

EQ: 3/2/20
ER: 9/3/20
from nomsequitur
Aug 31, 2020 1:09 pm

FQ: 7/22/20
ER: 8/27/20

81k Fantasy
from Insicorpeous
Aug 25, 2020 10:42 am

7/19 FQ - 110K
8/25 DR - Thank you for including me in your agent queries. Unfortunately, your project does not sound like a fit for me at this time, and so I will have to pass. I wish you all the best in your endeavor.
from sophiakate
Aug 24, 2020 7:25 am

EQ 7/30/20
ER 8/23/20
form rejection: "Thank you for including me in your agent queries. Unfortunately, your project does not sound like a fit for me at this time, and so I will have to pass."

Adult sci fi 90K
from DNE424
Aug 23, 2020 11:27 pm

FQ: 7/30/20
ER: 8/23/20, form rejection

87K YA Fantasy
from sarahadler
Aug 21, 2020 9:44 am

EQ: 2/14/20
ER: 8/21/20

97k upmarket romantic fiction
from StormRider
Aug 17, 2020 10:06 pm

Asked Laura on Twitter today if she was considering submissions from prior to the switch over to Head water, and she confirmed that she is very behind and that she is still considering these submissions.
from Steinbeck
Aug 17, 2020 11:17 am

EQ: July 11, 2020
ER: August 17, 2020

YA Historical Fantasy 128,000
from lacygonzalezbrowne
Aug 16, 2020 7:08 pm

YA contemporary UNRECEIVED 48,000
EQ: 6/27/20
ER: 8/11/20 Form
from jesslind
Aug 13, 2020 9:56 am

Curious, has anyone gotten a response even after seven months? I have CNR'd my query MONTHS ago but sometimes I wonder if I should have found a way to nudge or something but regardless, I've moved on already.

EDIT: Thank you @phoebeross for the encouraging words to everyone still waiting!

UPDATE 8/13: Received a form rejection after 276 days.
from imagination
Aug 12, 2020 12:51 pm

Query Sent: 7/2/20
Query Rejected: 8/12/20
Fantasy 86K
from carocsmith
Aug 11, 2020 8:37 am

Queried #DVpit 10/29/19
Nudged 4/23/20
Notified that another agent offered rep 4/30/20
Requests Full 5/1/20
Didn't end up taking other offer of rep
Nudged 8/11/20

Queer YA Contemporary - 68k
from jasmineintheskye
Aug 05, 2020 12:55 pm

Form Query Oct 2019
Form Rejection Aug 2020

I had given that old novel up as a CNR and queried her with my new YA fantasy 6/5 of this year. Got an offer of representation from another agent yesterday (8/4) & let her know. She just asked to read the full to see if she wants to counter offer!!! So for my new novel:

Form Query June 2020
Full Request Aug 2020
from Earth2Andy
Aug 03, 2020 9:37 pm

Dang, my Full was on 8/15/2019 which was like a month before she moved to HW... I'm starting to think mine got lost.

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