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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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Twitter: Dorie_Simmonds

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from rdefiore
Nov 19, 2022 1:02 pm

EQ: 4/4/2022
NR: 10/5/2022

I sent a follow-up email to see if they received my work. If they don't email me back in 6 weeks, I'll close this.

CNR 11/19/2022: I sent my final email attempt to have them reach out to me. If she emails me back, I'll edit this but I don't see that happening. Good luck all! I hope you get better results from her.

Something inspirational to read: Don't be pushed around by the fears in your mind. Be led by the dreams in your heart.
Good luck everyone!
from tierra
Oct 23, 2022 9:37 am

Query sent: 8/31/22
CNR @ 53 days

Lit/Spec 85k
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 08, 2022 8:00 pm

Profile Update: Genres updated.

Thanks AnimatorEdward
from AnimatorEdward
Apr 08, 2022 7:36 pm

As of 4/8/2022, Her website says they do not accept Poetry.
from WilliamBayfield
Jan 14, 2022 12:19 am

SFF: 120k
EQ: 14/01/2022
from TAJones
Oct 22, 2021 6:44 am

Med Psy Thriller 78k
EQ 22 Aug
CNR 22 Oct @61 days
from andyscontras
Sep 23, 2021 5:45 pm

EQ - 9/23/2021 Spec Fiction 84K
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 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

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