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Ms. Melissa Nasson

Rubin Pfeffer Content

648 Hammond Street

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467



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Website: www.rpcontent.com/

Twitter: melissabnasson

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from PriscillaKW
Aug 23, 2021 6:27 pm


EQ: 8/23/21

PB
from Wren28
Aug 20, 2021 7:30 am


Full Request 4/30/21
Notice of Offer of Rep 8/16/21
Kind step aside 8/19
from RuthRobertson91
Jul 19, 2021 1:10 pm


Queer YA Contemp. 80k
EQ: 7/5/21
ER: 7/19/21

Thank you so much for thinking of me. I wish I had better news, but I'm afraid this project isn't the right fit for me. I have a very small list and I have to be extremely selective, and I just didn't feel the spark of connection I'd need to move forward.

Thank you again for the opportunity. I wish you the best of luck finding the right agent, and I hope you're staying well.
from PurpleSkies
Jul 04, 2021 9:44 am


GinaBMonroe: That only applies to Rubin Pfeffer, Melissa and Amy are still open to non-referrals. :)
from GinaBMonroe
Jul 03, 2021 7:41 pm


Per their website, this agency is only accepting submissions by referral.
from elanwi
May 13, 2021 4:36 pm


EQ: 05/02/21
ERej: 05/13/21
One of the nicest rejections I've gotten, Ms Nasson read the material and it showed in her comments. She seems really lovely, I'll be querying her with future projects for sure!
from erinquill8
Mar 22, 2021 1:08 pm


EQ 3/22/21
PB 950 words
from sara_gilbert_writes
Mar 13, 2021 5:23 pm


EQ: 3/13/21

Upmarket YA 50k
from JackSkellington
Mar 11, 2021 6:22 am


Requested my picture book manuscript via Dvpit in October
EQ with requested manuscript: 1/12/2021 (QT shows w/in a few weeks she skipped over my submission and responded to others - rej. and req)
Nudge with offer of representation: 2/26/21
Request for additional manuscript: 3/3/2021: "Congratulations on the offer, and thank you for letting me know. [TITLE] is funny and clever. Would you please send me the other manuscript that received the offer so I can take a look?"

I sent over two more manuscripts and told her each received an offer of rep from a diff agent. I asked if she could respond by [specific date - 10 days from date of emailing her] with a decision. No response. I've since accepted one of the other offers.
from tharvey
Dec 28, 2020 9:02 am


New associate agent at Pfeffer - Amy Flynn

"If you would like to query associate agent Amy Flynn with your picture book, middle-grade, or YA fiction or non-fiction manuscript, please send your query and the first 50 pages as a DOC or PDF file to amy@rpcontent.com."

from Artzicarol
Dec 01, 2020 5:42 pm


EQ: 5/16/2020
Full Request: 5/28/2020
sent nudge email: 10/9/2020
response that I'm still in her queue and she's "rapidly catching up": 10/12/2020
ERej (very nice one): 12/1/2020

YA steampunk fantasy, 99k
from lmtuss
Oct 19, 2020 2:29 pm


EQ: 9/26
ER: 10/19

MG Fantasy
from writingclouds
Oct 19, 2020 7:40 am


@Kritter: What makes you say that? (If it was a private interaction, don't feel like you have to share, I'm just wondering.)
from Kritter
Oct 17, 2020 9:33 pm


Embarrassingly immature.
from lacygonzalezbrowne
Aug 16, 2020 6:33 pm


YA contemporary UNRECEIVED 48,000
EQ: 7/14/20
ER: 7/28/20 Form

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