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Ms. Penelope Burns

Gelfman Schneider

850 Seventh Avenue, Suite 903

New York, NY 10019



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Website: gelfmanschneider.com

Twitter: penelopekayb

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from swatithegeek
Sep 16, 2019 5:46 am


Liked during #DVpit, EQ: 10/18/18
FR, sent same day: 01/14/19
Nudge: 05/21/19
Reply: 05/22/19, hasn't read it yet, but requested full for my YA romance
CNR: 09/16/19, seems she only reads fulls if another agent offers?

Contemporary Romance/WF, 70k
from boosker
Sep 09, 2019 5:08 pm


EQ: 9/5 #PitMad Request

Adult Lit Fic/Magical Realism, 83K
from cfreili
Sep 08, 2019 4:50 pm


EQ 9/5 #Pitmad Request

Adult SF 94k
from jen_e_e_edwards
Sep 05, 2019 10:27 pm


EQ: 9/5 #PitMad Request

YA Fantasy 93k
from dtam3292
Sep 02, 2019 4:54 pm


EQ: 3/26
ER: 9/2
Honestly, I'd CNR'd this ages ago because her form letter says to allow up to twelve weeks for a response, and it's been about twenty three. Looks like she's trying to catch up, though, which is kind of nice
from Daisy22
Aug 29, 2019 3:37 pm


EQ: 4/23/19 DVpit request
8/28/19 Nudge with offer of publication
FR: 8/28/19

YA fantasy 75k
from aceafer
Aug 15, 2019 3:33 am


04/24/19 EQ Following DVPit request
06/06/19 Nudged Following PitMad like
08/14/19 FR
from LGV_AL
Aug 04, 2019 10:13 pm


EQ 3/7/19 literary mystery (about 96,800 words)
CNR 5/7/19
ER 8/4/19 Not sure why she bothered to send it
from alibryn
Jun 26, 2019 11:04 am


PR: 4/24/19

She requested my first 5 chapters during DVPit 2 months ago, and I haven't heard back so just nudged with updated chapters.
from JessyKah87
Jun 13, 2019 3:56 pm


EQ: 03/02/19
CNR: 05/02/19
06/08/19 Received an offer of rep from another agent, sent her a courtesy email if she still wanted to look at it
06/09/19 Requested the full MS to consider
06/13/19 Nicest email ever. Told me she loved it and would have requested revisions, but because I already have an offering agent she will step aside.
from kdprudolph
Jun 10, 2019 7:53 pm


EQ 3-11-2019
CNR 6-10-2019

Upper MG Contemporary 50k
from swatithegeek
May 22, 2019 11:53 am


DVpit EQ: 04/25/19
FR: 05/22/19, sent same day & received confirmation

YA Romance, 82k

She also has my full contemporary romance from last year's DVpit.
from layniewrites
Apr 25, 2019 10:01 am


DVpit EQ: 04/24/19

Adult Contemporary, 60k
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 01, 2019 10:20 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 11, 2019 10:17 am


Thanks CarolM

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