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Ms. Lyn Tranter

Australian Literary Management

2-A Booth Street

Balmain, NSW 2041



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Website: austlit.com

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Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from LaurenRoseWriter
Apr 23, 2020 7:53 pm


Paranormal romance 94k
EQ: 18/04/2020
ER: 23/04/2020
Short, unhelpful email rejection.
from Victoria
Sep 21, 2019 7:02 am


I telephoned and had a friendly conversation about my novel. Ms Tranter wanted to know where it was based and the genre. She asked about my background also. I was asked to submit the whole manuscript in 1.5 spacing, and a 1 - 2 page synopsis telling the 'whole story'--e.g., spoilers are fine. I was asked if I had submitted elsewhere or debuted the novel anywhere (I hadn't). Summary: ALM want Australian-based writers and they will not accept manuscripts under consideration elsewhere. A telephone call is preferred in the first instance, presumably to determine these two points, and then to get a sense of the novel. I only sent the work off today and will update on response times etc. once I get a reply.
from chbrewer
Aug 22, 2019 2:03 pm


I am afraid that this is not a title for us. We do also only represent authors based in Australia. Best of luck in finding a home for your manuscript.
from hrlawrence
Aug 15, 2018 7:42 am


Does not represent any authors in United States. Only residents in Australia.
from CristelleComby
Feb 12, 2018 12:40 am


Received on 12 Feb. 2018:
"I’m afraid we’re not currently taking on any works in the fantasy genre. In addition, we’re only able to represent Australian authors."
from KristenH
Sep 04, 2017 10:55 am


Eq 9/1/17 Venom
ER 9/4/17 (Passed--no US Authors.) She's scratched off my list.
from Tenacious
Oct 20, 2016 11:39 pm


Same day response to my query, requesting 50 pages. Upmarket fiction.
from MWBURDETTESBOOKS
Jul 21, 2016 8:42 pm


They want exclusive submissions - I don't think so!
from mandy4371
Apr 14, 2016 3:07 am


Only accepts Australian authors. Bummer!
from cupiscent
Jul 30, 2015 7:30 pm


ALM requires exclusive submission. I received this in response to my query:

"Thank you for submitting your manuscript. We don’t consider manuscripts that are currently under consideration with other agents. If you find yourself in a position in which other agents are not or no longer considering this work you would be welcome to re-submit to ALM."
from lcat2004
Jun 21, 2015 11:38 pm


This agent does not accept manuscripts from outside Australia.

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