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Ms. Nikki Terpilowski

Holloway Literary

Washington D.C., DC

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Twitter: awomanreading

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from Pinky5
Oct 07, 2021 5:32 pm

EQ: 10/7/21 query plus first 15 pages

Historical Mystery 102K
from mjcassell
Sep 23, 2021 5:58 am

EQ: 2/24/21
Partial Request: 4/26/21
Nudge: 9/23/21

95k Adult Historical Adventure
from TooMuchCoffeeMan
Sep 16, 2021 7:25 pm

"Emailed one of two employees listed at the agency as Submission Coordinators to ask if my NF Proposal can be attached (it's long) or if it must be pasted to the body of the query." That was on Sep. 5th. No response even to that. Now on my Do-Not-Query List.
from OPKiwi
Sep 16, 2021 5:24 pm

CNR 102 days
No response to nudge
from TooMuchCoffeeMan
Sep 05, 2021 11:28 am

Emailed one of two employees listed at the agency as Submission Coordinators to ask if my NF Proposal can be attached (it's long) or if it must be pasted to the body of the query. BTW (referring to an earlier comment), I think I got a rejection at least six years after the queried book had been published. I've had the same email address forever, so these ancient rejections do come up now and then.

from ORT23OI
Jul 20, 2021 4:21 pm

EQ: 4/28/2021
Form R: 7/20/2021
"Your work has been carefully reviewed, and it has been determined that Holloway Literary will not be pursuing representation. We regret sending you this information in a form letter; however, due to the volume of emails we receive daily it is almost impossible to send customized letters to every author. Thank you again for thinking of Holloway Literary, and we wish you every success in your writing career."
Lauren Albury, Submissions Coordinator
Holloway Literary

from Zooks3
Jul 16, 2021 7:05 pm

7/16/21 - EQ re: Moody's Bluff - MG. Auto-response says 6-8 weeks for query response.
from FloraMacIvor
Jun 22, 2021 5:15 am

EQ: 6/22/2021
Historical fiction, 71K
from FlowerMiss53
Jun 07, 2021 6:36 pm

E Query: 6/7/21
from banaesma
May 25, 2021 2:09 am

EQ: 20 May, 2021
ER: 24 May, 2021

Adult 83k LitFic
from tnmoore84
May 11, 2021 6:32 pm

EQ: 3/2019
ER: 3/2021
I just wanted to say it took 2 years to send a rejection. LOL
I've been agented and made two book deals in-between time.
from CaliCali
Apr 30, 2021 8:51 am

I received a form rejection from this agent a full year after my query. Seeing it in my inbox cracked me up because in the meantime I'd signed with another agent and the novel sold in a six figure preempt.
from writerjordan
Apr 15, 2021 2:43 pm

EQ: 4/12
Partial Request: 4/15

Adult Fantasy 114k
from Catsamoa79
Mar 17, 2021 10:51 am

I submitted a query back in July and received a note from the submissions coordinator in late October that my query was still under consideration. Sent a follow-up to the submission email recently and got an auto-reply referencing she is closed to submissions, but if query was sent prior to Nov. 1, they would be "reviewed as normal," whatever that means.

EQ: 7/3/19
CNR: 3/2/20
ER: 3/16/21
Form letter; why bother after over a year and a half?
from parker
Mar 16, 2021 8:45 pm

EQ: March 2019
Form rejection from the submissions coordinator: March 2021
I closed this out after a month. I don't need a reminder TWO YEARS LATER.

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