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Mr. Eric Smith

P.S. Literary Agency

2010 Winston Park Drive, 2nd Floor

Oakville, ON L6H 5R7



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Website: psliterary.com

Blog: ericsmithrocks.com

Twitter: ericsmithrocks

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from SJHoodlet
Sep 28, 2022 12:22 pm


EQ: 9/28/22

201k adult fantasy romance
from millerp42
Sep 27, 2022 4:21 pm


9/27 - Personal rejection; loved the protagonist, said she had a great voice, but he already has a couple witch/ghost/paranormal MG books on his list
from Stargrave
Sep 16, 2022 12:02 am


EQ: 9/16
Personal Rejection: 9/17

135k Literary Science Fiction

I was shocked to find that he sent me an extremely kind personalized rejection. It was honestly the nicest note I've ever received from an agent. He made it very clear that he actually had read my sample pages and had given everything some serious thought. His words gave me desperately-needed confidence in my query and in my pages. I'm so glad I queried him and that he took the time to answer me. He was one of the first agents I queried and I already feel a lot better about digging back through the trenches because of his kindness.
from JBark1990
Sep 10, 2022 8:39 am


EQ: 10 September, 2022
Fiction; adventure/fantasy, 85K words
from ItsJustJamesRyan
Sep 09, 2022 8:16 pm


EQ: 9/9/22

Fiction- Urban Fantasy, 65K
from jchsyu
Sep 07, 2022 1:27 pm


EQ: 9/7/22

literary fantasy, 101K
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 06, 2022 6:55 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.

Thanks millerp42
from millerp42
Sep 06, 2022 2:21 pm


9/6 - Said on Twitter today he was reopening to queries
from blackhand
Sep 06, 2022 10:30 am


Email Query: 9.6.22

YA Historical, 91k
from millerp42
Aug 29, 2022 8:08 am


Said on Twitter he was up late reading manuscripts, so maybe he’s finally making headway on fulls…
from BL2017
Aug 23, 2022 5:22 pm


EQ: 06/22/22 adult sci-fi 76k
CNR: 08/23/22
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 22, 2022 8:59 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from haphapner
Aug 05, 2022 4:51 pm


Sent query letter & first ten pages.
~82k words commercial fiction genre book
A SciFi/fantasy story smashed up with a historical re-telling of the life of Christ as a thriller.
from jdebinski
Jul 18, 2022 9:57 am


EQ: 7/15/22
Nudge with offer of rep: 7/15/22
Kind step aside due to moving this week and not being able to meet my deadline: 7/18/22

99K QBIPOC YA Contemporary Fantasy
from hannahlamarre
Jul 11, 2022 2:51 pm


I know Eric said recently on Twitter that he isn't caught up on requested manuscripts, but curious if anyone knows/has an estimate of how far back he is. He requested my full over a year ago (April 2021) and when I followed up in Dec 21 to see if no news meant a rejection, his assistant replied, saying that Eric was still reviewing my materials and hoped to have a decision shortly. I haven't had other offers of rep so it really isn't that big a deal at the moment, and I still have fulls out to a couple other agents, just wondering if anyone else is in the same boat/has any idea how backed up he is.

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