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Mr. Eric Myers

Myers Literary Management

23 Waverly Place, #2-Y

New York, NY 10003



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Website: myersliterary.com

Twitter: ericmyersagent

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from KristenH
Sep 30, 2018 6:58 am


EQ 8/29/18 (2nd/final Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 9/28/18 (Passed--full thriller list)
from askjudyww
Sep 06, 2018 4:14 pm


27k MG Historical
EQ: 9/04
from Catsamoa79
Sep 03, 2018 12:07 pm


EQ: 7/18/18
CNR: 9/3/18
from karenleespree
Aug 06, 2018 8:20 am



Reading the Data, I think I'll close out.
"Due to our large number of submissions, we ask you to understand that we can respond only to queries that we feel may be the right fit for this particular agency."
EQ: 7/30
CNR: 8/6 MG Contemporary
from KristenH
Aug 05, 2018 3:24 pm


EQ 5/14/18 (2nd/final Requery Venom)
CNR 7/31/18 (No word from nudges)
from Fj2018
Aug 04, 2018 9:24 pm


EQ 5/20
CNR 8/4
Thriller
from Carpedm
Jul 23, 2018 10:15 am


EQ: 7/23 11:15 am
Thriller 82,600 words
from Mander_Pander
Jul 09, 2018 10:28 am


EQ: 5/21 at 11:33PM
Full Request at 12:16AM on 5/22!
Nudged 7/8
Replied 7/9 saying he was still far behind. He seems like an awesome guy, though, so I've got no problem waiting!


YA Contemporary + LGBT elements (82K)
from jldelozier
Jun 30, 2018 1:52 pm


EQ: 5/26/18 73,000 word commercial thriller

CNR: 6/30/18
from thewhipslip
May 26, 2018 3:37 pm


EQ: 5/26/2018

66K YA Fantasy
from newvoice
May 12, 2018 5:43 pm


My Two year journey to an offer:
4/8/16 Friday EQ
4/11/16 Monday FR (he advised checking in 4 weeks later)
5/16/16 Checked in after BEA; he had a backlog and was running behind
6/2/16 Offer Nudge
6/9/16 Accepted Offer from a third agent and contacted nudged agents.
Eric said he was 25 pages from finishing and about to make a counter-offer.
April 2018 that agent and I part amicably after nearly 2 years. I wait to be released from my author-agent agreement.
5/7/18 10:28 EQ (the same MS but revised)
5/7/18 11:24 Email to set up call with offer of representation! He remembered my MS from 2 years ago.
Contemporary YA Fiction 73K words
It's only my first week, but I'm very happy with Eric.
This second query is not recorded in the tracking system since I'm not a premium member.
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 16, 2018 11:39 am


Profile Update: Genres updated.

(Thanks isinglass)
from isinglass
Mar 15, 2018 6:51 pm


FYI, his website says that he doesn't take adult science fiction or fantasy.
from karenleespree
Mar 03, 2018 8:34 am


EQ: 3-2-18 YA, HF

ER: hours later, saying he has a hard time selling historical middle-grade books, only my query says YA and the MC's 17 years-old in the first paragraph. Not sure what to do? It's a little odd. Maybe he meant he has trouble selling YA historicals. Moving on.
from KristenH
Feb 20, 2018 4:33 pm


Eq 1/19/18 (Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 2/20/18 (Passed--not for him.)

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