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Ms. Janna Bonikowski

The Knight Agency, Inc.

570 East Avenue

Madison, GA 30650



Website: www.knightagency.net/

Blog: knightagency.blogspot.com

Twitter: jannabonikowski

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from authorccj
Nov 12, 2018 3:11 pm


Form Query: 11/8/18 YA Fantasy
ER: 11/12

Said my YA fantasy didn't fit her list at this time. Not sure what she is looking for exactly.
from nairforceone
Nov 06, 2018 10:30 am


EQ: 11/1/18
ER: 11/6/18
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 25, 2018 9:35 am


Profile Update: Now using QueryManager for queries. Genres Updated.
from ErinPhillips
Sep 25, 2018 8:41 am


EQ on 9/6 after she liked my #PitMad pitch
ER 9/25 with helpful feedback. She suggested I started my story in the wrong place, and since another agent has also told me the same, I will probably be giving the beginning of my novel a complete overhaul.

She seems very nice, and I will definitely query her with future projects (or maybe this one again, once revisions are complete).
from swatithegeek
Sep 19, 2018 11:49 pm


EQ: 08/15/18
Nudge after 3 weeks (as per website): 09/05/18
Requeried from a different email: 09/10/18
Confirmation of nudge on the earlier email: 09/10/18
*sigh*

ER: 09/20/18
Personalized with feedback, but in stark contrast to what other agents thought. Said she liked my humour, though, so at least I've got that going.

Contemporary Romance, 70k words
from stephanjhahn
Sep 18, 2018 10:01 am


76k Fantasy
EQ: 9/14/2018
ER: 9/18/2018
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 05, 2018 7:45 pm


Profile Update: Genres updated.

from amyina68
Jul 26, 2018 11:56 am


Thank you so much for allowing The Knight Agency to consider your material. Unfortunately, after carefully reviewing your query, we’ve determined that this particular project isn’t the right fit for us at this time. As I’m sure you know, the publishing industry changes swiftly now, as do readers’ tastes and trends. As a result, our own agents’ needs shift and change, as well; therefore, we would like to encourage you to consider querying us with future projects as you may deem appropriate.

Again, thank you very much for allowing us this chance to consider your material, and we wish you all the best in your publishing endeavors.
from Michelle_in_WI
Jul 06, 2018 4:10 pm


FR 6/07(?) I originally queried Travis Pennington, who requested my full. I heard back from him today, and he is stepping away from YA for now. He passed along my query to Janna, and she then asked him for my full, which she now has.

Fingers crossed!!

7/6 Very kind, very complimentary personalized rejection, inviting me to submit any other projects I have now and in the future.

Contemporary YA 78K
from JMAtkinson
May 29, 2018 9:09 am


EQ: 5/25/2018 Contemporary Romantic Suspense 65K
ER: 5/29 by Kristy Hunter
from Voltjut
May 15, 2018 9:54 pm


EQ - 5/12/18
ER - 5/15/18 pass from Kristy Hunter (not right fit)

Eh...at least they’re quick about it.
from KristenH
Mar 01, 2018 4:03 pm


EQ 2/26/18 (Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 3/1/18 (passed from Kristy Hunter--not right fit)
from keith_leitch
Feb 15, 2018 3:59 pm


Carefully reviewed and rejected the submission by noon the same day.
from LightofBeauty
Jan 10, 2018 10:22 am


EQ: 12/7 (Pitmad Request, first 3 chapters)
ER: 1/10 ER, bland form rejection saying that the project didn't strike a chord with her.
from hdiangelis
Oct 28, 2017 2:02 pm


EQ (#DVPit request): 10/2/17
ER: 10/27/17

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