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Ms. Claudia Ballard

William Morris Endeavor

11 Madison Ave

New York, NY 10010

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Twitter: ClaudiaBallard

AAR/AALA Member: No

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from p_b_nieto
Jan 05, 2023 2:09 pm

Hi! does anyone know how to query this agent? there is no instruction in the WME website
from writerlyone
Oct 03, 2022 7:39 am

2/22/21 EQ
2/23/21 FR from Haley Heidemann (query forwarded from Ballard)
5/13/21 Revise and resubmit request from HH
3/3/22 Offer of rep from HH

Upmarket adult 90k
from msiobhanb
Sep 09, 2022 7:37 pm

EQ: 9/8/22
Literary Fiction 83k words
from kissingonconey
Jun 10, 2022 2:08 pm

Does anyone know if WME wants pages in the query? Thanks!
from JenAverage
Mar 24, 2022 9:16 am

EQ: 2/9/22
100k own voices/ upmarket
CNR 3/24/22
from Catsamoa79
Oct 27, 2021 1:03 pm

EQ: 6/12/21
CNR: 10/27/21
from Diablos
Oct 24, 2021 9:50 pm

I've tried a few WME agents now, I'm getting the same error message for all of them.
from misa600
Oct 19, 2021 11:09 am

I'm also getting an error message back.
from Toastiecat
Oct 10, 2021 4:06 pm

I've been trying to query this agent for a few months, but keep getting this error message back: 554 Email rejected due to security policies

I'm sending from a gmail account, and haven't had this problem with any other emails. Anyone else having this problem?
from cminnick
Jun 03, 2021 10:31 pm

EQ 6/03/21

Literary 60k
from htphinney
May 18, 2021 3:44 pm

EQ 05/18/21

Literary 51k
from annaupt
Apr 15, 2021 1:05 pm

EQ 4/16/21

Literary 102k
from timeoftimes02
Nov 09, 2020 4:37 pm

Very bad experience with Janine. Would not recommend anyone query her.
from Dreamland0516
Apr 09, 2020 10:10 am

How do you even query this agency? Just use the emails on query tracker?
from swatithegeek
Mar 03, 2020 11:50 pm

Using as a stand-in for Janine Kamouh
DVpit EQ: 10/28/19, just a query letter
FR: 10/28/19, sent right away
ER: 02/25/20, personalized

YA Contemporary, 85k

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