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Ms. Carolyn Forde

Transatlantic Literary Agency

Toronto, ON



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Website: transatlanticagency.com

Twitter: cforde_litagent

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from TAJones
Sep 09, 2021 5:52 am


psy med thriller 78k

EQ 9 Sept 2021
from MichelleT
Sep 03, 2021 10:08 am


EQ Sep 3, 2021
A M 77.5k
from Catsamoa79
Jul 08, 2021 12:59 pm


EQ: 7/7/21
ER: 7/8/21
Form letter
from tmb617
Apr 18, 2021 5:14 pm


too ethereal for me
from tmb617
Mar 11, 2021 6:47 pm


Has a large agency
from SteinbeckFan
Jan 28, 2021 12:19 pm


*Thought some may find this helpful*

I queried on Jan. 18th and received the following response about only being open to queries from the 1st to 15th of each month. See below response from her:

"I am open for submission from the first to the 15th of each month only. This is a volume controlling measure we have just put in place and the goal is to try to reply before the first or the next month. We are trying this method out.
Best,
Carolyn"
from brmyers
Jan 04, 2021 4:30 pm


EQ: 07 DEC 2020
CNR: 04 JAN 2020

GOTHIC MYSTERY 85K
from moniquemihalit
Jul 29, 2020 12:27 pm


EQ: June 20
FR: June 29
97K YA Historical (not a fit)
from MsSarajevo
Jul 09, 2020 9:50 am


ER 05/29 (with a referral from one of her current clients)
Full request 05/30
Rejection 07/09

Upmarket commercial fiction, 101k words
from KristenH
Feb 15, 2020 8:18 am


EQ 1/29/20 (2nd/final Requery Venom--adult thriller)
ER 2/12/20 (Passed--not good fit)
from Julesq
Nov 06, 2019 10:58 am


EQ Sept 19/19
FR Sept 20/19
FS Oct 31/19 (queried on proposal)
from Cappycat
Oct 11, 2019 1:31 am


Queried Brenna English-Loeb on June 7, 2019.
Full request: August 28, 2019.
Sept. 12, 2019: Message from Brenna indicating that the MS had been shared and loved by both agents.
Offer of representation by both agents: September 16, 2019
Offer accepted September 23, 2019!

(Patrick, just so you know...it won't let me note the correct date on the offer. It will only allow me to record it for today.)
Update...I see what I did...I recorded the date wrong earlier in the process. I fixed it! Thank you!
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 10, 2019 9:14 am


Cappycat, the system won't let you select a date in the future, and it won't let you select a date that comes before the last step you recorded. But if you're trying to change it and it is close to midnight, there may be some timezone discrepancy that keeps you from selecting the current day.
from jlp123
Oct 10, 2019 9:08 am


EQ: 10/3/19 (88k, literary fiction)
ER: 10/10/19
from KristenH
Jul 06, 2019 7:20 am


EQ 6/10/19 (Requery Venom)
ER 7/3/19 (Passed--not good fit)

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