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Ms. Rachel Letofsky

Cooke McDermid Literary Agency

1105-320 Front St. W.

Toronto, ON M5V 3B6



Website: cookemcdermid.com

Twitter: rachelletofsky

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from Patrick (admin)
Yesterday 2:47 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from tllehmann
Jul 03, 2019 4:10 pm


Met Rachel at the Willamette Writer's Conference 8/2018 and she requested my full.

Submitted full manuscript 9/4/2018
Informed her of an offer of rep in November, then a week later told her I wasn't accepting the agent's offer and to disregard it. Received an email in response 12/11/18 assuring me that my full was still in the queue to be read.

Form rejection 7/3/19
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 27, 2019 8:44 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from CWSchurman
May 21, 2019 11:25 am


5.1.19 Sent MG Adventure 48K
5.21.19 Form rejection
Met Rachel at PNWA and pitched when the story was just an idea several years earlier.
Comment: Thank you for sharing your work with us. We have carefully considered your submission. I’m afraid that we are not enthusiastic enough about your query to pursue it further. Because of changes in the marketplace, we are taking on few clients right now, and as such have to be very selective about the projects we do sign.
from EmilyDamronCox
May 02, 2019 2:55 pm


2.7.19 Sent MG Fantasy 74K
5.2.19 CNR
from Catsamoa79
Mar 06, 2019 11:58 am


EQ: 11/18/19
CNR: 3/6/19
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 14, 2019 11:48 am


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 14, 2018 12:15 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from Patrick (admin)
Nov 30, 2018 5:37 pm


Profile Update: Now taking queries via online form.
from jellysted
Oct 17, 2018 8:06 am


8.24.18 - Sent 1st 25 pages following a conversation at a conference

MG 65k Contemporary fantasy

10.14.18 Form letter rejection.
from Rachel_H
Sep 21, 2018 6:23 pm


I met Rachel at Pacific Northwest Writers Conference on 9/14

Sent Full Manuscript 9/21

She seemed very nice.
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 25, 2018 5:18 pm


Profile Update: Genres updated.

from Zooks3
Aug 22, 2018 8:27 pm


5/15/18: EQ re: TANCM - YA
5/17/18: Received auto email from Elizabeth Griffins, Submissions Assistant, saying they received my query.
8/22/18: CNR
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 20, 2018 7:22 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.

from Patrick (admin)
Aug 06, 2018 3:21 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

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