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Ms. Amelia Appel

Triada US Literary Agency

PO Box 561

Sewickley, PA 15143

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Twitter: AmeliaLAppel

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from meganthebookworm
Yesterday 8:26 pm

Queried: 9/13
CNR: 10/4

I see she has a different set up than she used to. Now she only responds if she's interested. But it does appear she responds to some. I was a bit bummed that I didn't hear anything as it was a referral from a different agent at the agency. I had at least hoped for a rejection of some sort. Best of luck to the rest of you. It's a dream agency, so I wish you all better luck than I.
from jennadevillier
Yesterday 7:21 pm

EQ: 10/7
ER: 10/21

“ I think you have a very interesting project here, and it certainly touches on a number of my interests, but I'm afraid I'm just not connecting with it on the whole in a way that makes me think I'd be the best champion for it, so I am going to have to pass.”

89k YA fantasy
from MichelleT
Oct 18, 2021 9:54 pm

EQ: August 20, 2021
A M 77k
CNR Oct 18, 2021
from EwoksOverPorgs
Oct 11, 2021 4:41 pm

EQ: 10/11/21

108K Adult fantasy LGBT/POC lead
from tdigiorgio
Oct 03, 2021 12:46 pm

EQ: 9/9/2021
CNR: 10/3/2021
Adult Fantasy 120k
from AJM_Stories
Oct 02, 2021 7:33 pm

Query sent 9/5
More than two weeks without a response is considered a pass.
118K adult spec fiction/sci-fi
from juliatomiak
Sep 15, 2021 12:03 pm

EQ: 9/15/21
YA contemporary 70K
from Buddrcup
Sep 13, 2021 1:05 pm

EQ: 08/28/2021
CNR: 09/13/2021
Adult Contemporary Fantasy
83,000 words
from jlfernandezwriter
Sep 08, 2021 6:05 am

EQ: 8/25/21
CNR: 9/8/21

Email auto reply states that no response after two weeks is considered a pass. Please do not re-query.
from jenn_storey
Aug 24, 2021 2:19 pm

Email Query: 7/20/21
Form Rejection: 8/10/21

Waited two business weeks to follow up on query per Triada's website instructions. Upon following up, received auto-response:

Thank you for your email. If you are a QUERYING WRITER, please note that while I am still open to queries, I am currently only able to respond to those in which I am interested. If you do not hear from me in two weeks, it is a pass. Please do not re-query.


Amelia did respond to my follow-up with a somewhat custom form rejection. Very nice and friendly pass. :)
from elletee
Aug 18, 2021 11:31 pm

EQ: 10/24/20
FR: 11/09/20
Nudged: 03/02/21 (next day response saying she'll get back to me soon) and 07/29/21 (no response)
Withdrawn: 08/18/21 (offer of rep from other agent received)
from lpgreear
Jul 27, 2021 10:11 am

Email Query: 7/12/21
Form Rejection: 7/27/21
YA SFF 108k

Even though this was a form rejection, it was still somewhat personalized, which I very much appreciated! On to the next. :)

This is what the agent said, exactly:

Thank you for querying me with [MANUSCRIPT WORKING TITLE]. I think you have an interesting project here, but I'm afraid I'm not connecting with it on the whole in a way that makes me think I'd be the best champion for it, so I am going to have to pass.

Thank you again and I wish you the best of luck in your search for representation.

Best wishes,
from GJKnyeland
Jul 20, 2021 7:14 pm

from JPAnderson
Jul 19, 2021 12:48 pm

EQ: July 5, 2021
ER: July 19, 2021 (form)

Adult Epic Fantasy, 220K
from direfox240
Jul 15, 2021 10:44 am

83k paranormal thriller
Emailed 7/1/2021
Rejection 7/15/2021. A polite letter though.

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