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Ms. Rachel Beck

Holloway Literary

Washington D.C., DC

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Twitter: Rachel_Burkot

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from bostonwriter
Jan 25, 2018 9:18 am

EQ: 9/7/17
PR: 9/25/17
Nudge: 1/15/18
Response "Still evaluating your submission": 1/20/18

LGBT YA, 52k
from HollyM
Jan 20, 2018 11:48 am

EQ: 8.22.17
PR: 9.19.17
Nudge 1.14.18
Response "still evaluating your submission" 1.20.18
Also, Submissions Editor changed from Anna to Sabrina during this process.

93K Psychological Thriller
from hairaplenty
Jan 01, 2018 11:46 pm

EQ five pages got response from Parsons YA suspense
CNR 1/1/2018
from CALynch
Dec 14, 2017 10:49 pm

Pitmad EQ: 3.23.17
PR: 4.12.17
FR: 6.8.17
Nudged due to offer of rep: 9.13.17
Offer of rep: 9.22.17 I ended up signing with a different agent, but Rachel was amazing to speak with - very smart and knowledgeable. I was impressed by her.
from otherside
Dec 04, 2017 12:40 pm

EQ: 3/7/17
PR (50p)*: 3/21/17
FR*: 6/1/17
Nudge**: 12/2/17

YA Contemporary 76k

*requests came from Kat, the submissions coordinator
**new submissions coordinator, Sabrina, informed me that Rachel was still evaluating my submission
from Boreas
Nov 20, 2017 3:47 pm

EQ: 11/20/17

YA Action/Drama 106k
from Blackhat
Nov 16, 2017 6:00 pm

EQ: 11/13/17
Women's Fiction 100k
from LightofBeauty
Nov 04, 2017 10:13 am

EQ: 11/4
from Fourpaws
Sep 21, 2017 7:05 pm

I resent the query three hours ago and haven't received it back, so I think It's safe to assume that it was delivered. Thank you so much, Patrick!
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 21, 2017 10:18 am

Fourpaws, that's the address listed on their website. Could be a technical issue. Give it a day or two and try again.
from Fourpaws
Sep 20, 2017 9:39 pm

Sent EQ 09/20/2017 to; returned by Daemon Mailer claiming address unknown. Can anyone help me with a clue re: the correct address?
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 07, 2017 2:17 pm

Profile Update: Last name changed from Burkot to Beck.
from eebnhab
Aug 16, 2017 7:31 pm

EQ: 7/9/17
Contemporary Espionage/Thriller
CNR: 8/16/17
from AuthorTeacherkl
Aug 07, 2017 1:49 pm

EQ: 6/21/17 -- 15 pp. (4 to 6 wks)
C/NR: 8/7/17

Contemporary con/heist 80k
from cleigh73
Jun 28, 2017 10:28 am

EQ 4/4/17
CNR 6/20/17

WF 89K

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