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Formerly with JABberwocky Literary Agency

Mr. Sam Morgan

Foundry Literary + Media

New York, NY



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Website: www.foundrymedia.com

Blog: brilligblogger.blogspot.com

Twitter: samroebuck

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from Patrick (admin)
Today 10:05 am


He is now listed on the Foundry website.
from FarhadShawkat
Mar 20, 2017 11:46 am


EQ: Mar 17, 2017
ER: Mar 20, 2017 (Form)

Comic Fantasy 72k.
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 17, 2017 9:59 am


Profile Update: Now with Foundry Literary. He is not yet listed on their website but his move has been confirmed.
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 04, 2017 4:10 pm


Profile Update: No longer listed on the agency website.

rarelytame, Yes, he was removed sometime yesterday. No other news.
from rarelytame
Mar 04, 2017 8:55 am


Looks like he may have been removed from the agency's web site. Does anyone know anything about that?
from JTrauberman
Mar 01, 2017 5:06 pm


EQ - 2/28/17
ER - 3/1/17

Adult Urban Fantasy 84k
from elitemessenger
Feb 23, 2017 2:38 pm


EQ: 2.22.17
ER: 2.23.17

High Fantasy 170k
from BlueRidgeDave
Feb 22, 2017 11:51 pm


EQ: 2/6/17
ER: 2/7/17 kind of unpleasant form-letter rejection--maybe just the mood I'm in

Spiritual/Lit. fiction, 117,000 words
from RelynnWrites
Jan 30, 2017 10:55 am


EQ: 1/24/2017
ER: 1/30/2017 (Form)

Adult Fantasy 110k
from Danika
Jan 21, 2017 2:51 pm


Update: Sam requested a partial from me on 2/29/2016. I sent the file a day later, and received confirmation that he received it. When I did not hear back, I nudged him on 6/3, then again on 10/19. It's bean nearly a year, and I still haven't heard back from him.

Considering how communicative he was at the start, I'm both surprised and disappointed. A canned rejection would have been preferable to a year of wondering what the hell happened.

Still, the communication I had from him was very personable. He seemed like an easy-going agent, well worth querying.
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EQ: 2/28, 131k epic fantasy
PR: 2/29

The fast reply was surprising, but not as much as his comments on my query. He liked the writing and the idea, but was concerned about a potentially controversial aspect of the premise. Any other agent would have just rejected the query, no questions asked. Sam not only asked for a partial, he wanted me to explain my reasoning and expand upon where the plot is headed in the following books.

Even if he rejects the partial, I have nothing but nice things to say about this experience.
from vfcarr
Oct 27, 2016 5:28 pm


10/27: ER for first 10 page from NoQS
from munchi5gal
Oct 08, 2016 12:14 pm


Has anyone else who sent fulls around June-ish heard anything from him yet?
from Corsair
Oct 05, 2016 12:58 pm


10/4: 5 pages & query/synopsis sent (I'd sent them soon after the conference but he didn't have a business card so told me the email but I apparently misunderstood "querysam@awfulagent.com" as "query 'sam@awfulagent.com'" and it got deleted)

10/5: ER form

8/13: Pitched my 100K dark historical fantasy to Sam at Willamette Writers and he requested sample pages and a query/synopsis.
from Odvillainy
Sep 21, 2016 1:04 pm


EQ 9/18
PR 9/19

fantasy
from KristenH
Sep 20, 2016 4:11 pm


EQ 7/20/16 (Requery Venom)
CNR 9/19/16 (No response to nudge.) I'll try him with CR next month or try my new ms later this fall.

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