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Ms. Lilly Ghahremani

Full Circle Literary, LLC

7676 Hazard Center Dr., Suite 500

San Diego, CA 92108



Twitter: Wonderlilly

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: Closed

E-Mail: Closed

Online Form: Closed

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from rana2017
May 01, 2018 3:40 pm

Same - queried her on the 16th of April and see that she is now closed to applications
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 18, 2018 11:57 am

Hi Pauukiku. I think they must have changed their minds.
from Pauukiku
Apr 18, 2018 11:45 am

Patrick, on the Website just two days ago, she said she would be open to queries on the 15th of April. Very short window of opportunity. I submitted on the 16th; apparently, she had changed her mind.
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 01, 2017 11:31 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from kdword
Jun 11, 2017 4:10 pm

Queried my lit fic 116K novel as YA - historical on 9/28/16. No response.
from BrianHarrison
Jun 09, 2017 7:00 pm

Form rejection:6/9/17 "There's a lot to admire about this project, but ultimately I didn't feel it was a fit for my list. Although I'm passing on the project, I want to wish you all the best as you take your next step to inevitable publication!"
from JayM_1001
Jun 08, 2017 3:51 pm

EQ: 5/1
FR: 6/7
from pickfordm
Sep 09, 2016 11:53 am

daviddodson -- congratulations on the positive feedback. Was this in response to a full or partial submission, or to your query+ten pages? The website indicates that the agents are unable to respond to queries unless the agents are interested, so clearly yours stood out among the zillions they receive. Good luck going forward. Hope you find the right fit soon. Have you queried Victoria Skurnick by any chance? She passed on my mss a while back, with a request for me to submit my next novel (sigh). Although it was a rejection, I found her to be very kind and helpful. Also, she used to head Book of the Month club and is agent for lawyer/comedian/novelist Karen Bergreen's clever and thoroughly enjoyable comic mysteries, so may be more open to a somewhat more commercial novel. (Karen is the friend of a friend, and gave me great support and advice even though we barely know each other, so I urge everyone to read Perfect is Overrated!!!!)

Also Erin Niumata (??? spelling) was great, giving me precise feedback when she, too, rejected my partial submission. I don't recall her genres of interest though.
from daviddodson
Sep 05, 2016 3:53 am

sent me a nice reply:

Dear David,

Thanks for touching base - I hope you had a nice summer! Although I’m going to pass on the project, I think there’s a lot to admire here. It reminds me of certain aspects of books like The Nest, which is of course doing gangbusters on the bestseller lists. An agent with more knowledge of the mainstream commercial market will be better able to place this for you, I think. I’ll step aside with warmest wishes for your success!


Lilly Ghahremani | JD | MBA
Literary Agent
Full Circle Literary, LLC
T | 858.824.9269 x4
from Violets984
May 04, 2016 11:50 pm

EQ 4/19: #DVPit sub
R: 5/5

One of the nicest rejections ever on a sub. "There's a lot to admire about this project, but ultimately I didn't feel it was a fit for my list. Although I'm passing on the project, I want to wish you all the best as you take your next step to inevitable publication!"
from PaigeTurner
Apr 04, 2016 11:57 am

EQ: 1/18/16
CNR: 4/4/16
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 10, 2015 4:59 pm

Profile Update: Now taking queries through online form only.

(Thanks verakurian)
from verakurian
Dec 08, 2015 7:54 pm

they switched to an online form.
EQ 12/8/15
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 27, 2010 7:39 am

Thank you CeeCeeElle. It does indeed say that and I am marking her as "not accepting" now.
from CeeCeeElle
Feb 26, 2010 11:39 am

On their website, it says that Lilly is not currently accepting unsolicited submissions of any kind.

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