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Ms. Melissa Edwards


270 West 39th St., Suite 201

New York, NY 10018

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Twitter: MelissaLaurenE

AAR/AALA Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Petra_Parsons
Oct 18, 2022 9:16 am

EQ 7/26/22
CNR 10/18/22 (84 d)

Historical Romance 89k
from 1edpsf1
Oct 11, 2022 8:21 am

11Oct22: email query. Cover letter and 1st ten pages
76k, psychological thriller
from Sapphire_Demoness
Oct 06, 2022 2:33 am

Email query: 6th Oct 2022
90K adult contemporary romance
from Dagombos1
Sep 21, 2022 11:01 am

Email query 9/21/22

Romantic/suspense 112k
from otherside
Sep 12, 2022 2:15 pm

Query: 8/23/22
Nudge with offer of rep: 9/12/22
Kind step aside: 9/12/22

Adult romantic comedy, 76k words
from Mostamand
Sep 01, 2022 6:38 pm

from Tara725
Aug 18, 2022 2:07 pm

Email query: 8/18/22

Adult Contemporary romance, 81k
from libalex92
Aug 12, 2022 10:24 am

EQ: 06/19/2022
FR: 07/14/2022
ER: 08/12/2022

Nice email, said novel was not commercial enough for her tastes.

Upmarket Fiction 83k
from auntdrcb
Aug 04, 2022 3:34 pm

Submitted 8/4/22 women's/upmarket, 90K
Many of the agents at Stonesong are closed to queries
from LightofBeauty
Jul 18, 2022 8:25 am

EQ: 4/14/22
Nudge: 7/17/22
ER: 7/17/22

She said my novel was "too literary" for her but thanked me for the nudge and wished me success.

LGBT Literary Fiction
from banaesma
Jun 17, 2022 2:55 pm

EQ: 9 May, 2022
CNR: 17 June, 2022

adult 83k LitFic
from ajsruoff
Jun 10, 2022 11:22 am

FQ 5/5
Full request 6/3, sent same day
6/10 Brief, professional and personalized rejection. She was concise, clear about why it wasn't a fit, and encouraging. I would query her again with future projects.
Adult RomCom 76K
from BarbaraDrake
May 14, 2022 4:27 pm

EQ 5/14/22

Memoir 84K
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 14, 2022 2:20 pm

Profile Update: Genres updated.

Thanks BlakeParker
from BlakeParker
Apr 14, 2022 1:48 pm

i don't believe she reps YA. from her MSWL and website description, think she's adult only

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