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Ms. Kelly Peterson

Rees Literary Agency


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from DLGioe
Today 11:27 am

EQ 5/6/19: 62K MG contemporary fantasy - confirmation receipt
Follow-up: 8/19/19
from dmdomosea
Today 9:38 am

FYI: Kelly announced on Twitter that due to the large volume of queries she's receiving since moving to Rees Lit Agency, she'll be moving to a "No Response means No Interest" policy, starting September 1. Any queries she receives before then will still receive a response!
from mirandamiller137
Today 7:07 am

EQ: 5/17/19
Follow-up: 8/19/19

108K Adult historical fiction
from MAPhillips
Yesterday 2:25 pm

EQ on 9/18/19
New Adult Contemporary Fantasy with romance and some paranormal
Received a confirmation of receipt the same day.
from Angeliabailey1118
Aug 16, 2019 11:12 am

EQ 8/14/19

YA Romantic Suspense 87k
from mfdeluna
Aug 10, 2019 7:44 pm

EQ: 4/14/2019

I CNRed this a month ago because I thought she only responds to queries she wants to request. But then I got a form rejection as of 8/11/2019....
from AuthorEJC
Aug 05, 2019 8:50 pm

Sent a Query Email and got a confirmation email that said she had received it which was really nice.
from safashaqsy
Aug 02, 2019 6:56 pm

sent by email YA fantasy on 3rd of august 2019
from Bluegirl1967
Jul 26, 2019 5:15 pm

EQ 5/17/19
CNR 7/24/19
**EDIT** I deleted my comments because I didn't realize they would cause her such grief. I never said she hates cats or was not open to any cat characters; what I said was (poorly worded, as obvi my attempt at levity didn't land well), I have a cat MC and since she's not a cat fan, I'm CNRing. What I perhaps should have also said was, I usually do CNR after 60 days anyway (as do a lot of us). Kelly is a wonderful agent and anyone would be lucky to have her! She no doubt knows who I am, and that we've interacted several times in the past three years. I harbor no malice towards her at all re: my ms OR for not liking cats. So if my ms is (I'm guessing) not her jam? Totes okay. Kelly - my apologies if anyone threw hate your way. FTR, I'm a dog-lover, too!
from Enatus
Jul 26, 2019 2:50 pm

Peter_Jay- She said that large jungle cats are OK.
from redpandabear
Jul 26, 2019 12:43 pm

Y'all. Her tweet was in regard to "CATS" comps, from the play. I think it's safe to say she's not a fan of cat-centric stories but doesn't mind cat characters or cats being IN the manuscript.
from peter_jay
Jul 26, 2019 11:25 am

Is this a total species rejection or does she just hate house cats? I mean, what if the cat is a large species companion?
from grrimacylon
Jul 26, 2019 12:09 am

I never knew “cat-hater” was a deal-breaker. But it kind of is a deal-breaker?
from Earth2Andy
Jul 25, 2019 8:08 pm

Oh no, one of my MCs is a demon possessed cat...
from Rexwell
Jul 25, 2019 6:07 pm

What if it's a puma, lol?

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