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Ms. Dorie Simmonds

Dorie Simmonds Agency Ltd.

Riverside Quarter Unit 5, One Eastfields Ave

London SW18 1FQ



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Website: doriesimmonds.com

Twitter: Dorie_Simmonds

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from OPKiwi
Sep 16, 2021 5:21 pm


CNR 100 days
No response to nudge
from hjack115
Sep 01, 2021 9:13 pm


Query sent: 9/1/21
Adult fantasy, 101k
from Kakook
Aug 27, 2021 12:23 pm


EQ: 08-25-21

LGBTQIA+ Cont. Fiction, 99K
from TAJones
Aug 22, 2021 5:21 am


Med Psy Thriller 78k
EQ 22 Aug 21
from bubblyian
Aug 19, 2021 6:19 pm


Sent email query July 6
Closed as no response after 44 days
Scifi 65k
from Kwjk2432
Jul 08, 2021 1:19 pm


EQ: 10/30/20
Cnr: 7/8/21
from Claxton
Jun 23, 2021 8:46 am


Her Twitter account redirects to an account with a bunch of random numbers that says the account doesn't exist.

Edit: It doesn't anymore, but her last tweet was in 2019. Weird
from LonWheels
Apr 20, 2021 10:32 am


Ms. Simmonds appears to be a one-woman agency in the UK. I'd queried her because my fantasy novel was British in style and seemed a good fit. My original query was Sept. 12, 2019. Despite multiple requests for status (1/3/2020, 2/25/2020, 6/30/2020, 8/31/2020, and 1/3/2021), she has never responded. It could be the pandemic has taken its toll on her agency.
from Janete
Apr 13, 2021 12:10 pm


This agent's reply rate is 0% according to stats. Withdrawn 13th April
from jdruffin
Apr 05, 2021 3:20 pm


EQ: 4/5/21

Fantasy 78k
from imthedecoy
Feb 24, 2021 9:04 am


Submitted fantasy/crime October 2020. Never heard back.
from imthedecoy
Feb 24, 2021 8:24 am


Submitted a historical several years ago and the rejection said it wasn't right for their list.
from hmitchell
Feb 17, 2021 3:36 pm


submitted 22k humorous novella about parenting on 17.02.2021
from Jesschiib
Nov 25, 2020 3:16 pm


Agent is listed as someone interested in horror. Checked website and agents, there seem to be no horror titles to their name. Most of the list seemed to be cooking books and children's literature.

Submitted an adult Horror (98k) (because they are marked as interested in horror) in April 2020 - have not heard back, but wasn't expecting to.
from TinaHendricks
Oct 12, 2020 12:44 pm


Adult Commercial Fantasy, 87k 10/12/20

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