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Ms. Elise Erickson

Harold Ober Associates, Inc.

425 Madison Avenue

New York, NY 10017

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Twitter: EliseShaull

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Online Form: Closed

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from Patrick (admin)
Jan 24, 2018 3:46 pm

Profile Update: No longer working as an agent.

(Thanks nodnol88)
from nodnol88
Jan 23, 2018 2:52 pm

Just sent her a query, received this auto e-mail back:

I am no longer working at Harold Ober, and will not be able to respond to your message.

If you are inquiring about film rights, please contact our film agent, Don Laventhall, at

If you are inquiring about subsidiary rights, including musical setting rights, please contact Karen Gormandy at

If you are sending a query, I am unfortunately no longer acquiring or accepting queries. I wish you the best of luck in your writing.

from Pauukiku
Nov 17, 2017 12:33 pm

Spelt her name wrong in Query. Dead in the water immediately.
from LissaC
Nov 11, 2017 11:12 pm

EQ: 12/11/17
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 08, 2017 9:31 am

That's true, hairaplenty, but her personal blog requests email queries.
from hairaplenty
Nov 05, 2017 11:18 am

Website says only accepts postal submissions.
from KristenH
Oct 03, 2017 4:07 pm

EQ 7/24/17 (Requery Venom)
CNR 10/3/17 (No word from nudge.)
from booklife
Aug 24, 2017 12:08 am

EQ: 05/28/17
CNR: 08/23/17 *site says assume no reply in 10 weeks

Historical mystery 74K
from Catsamoa79
Aug 23, 2017 10:07 am

EQ: 5/29/17
CNR: 8/23/17
from Boreas
Jul 09, 2017 11:43 am

EQ: 4/20/17
CNR: 7/9/17

YA Action/Drama 107k
from PerrinBirk
Jun 12, 2017 4:44 pm

EQ: 06/12/2017 94k Paranormal Suspense (webpage states, If no response within 10 weeks, assume it's not a good fit.
from BillGinTexas
May 24, 2017 3:21 pm

EQ: 05/24/2017 85K Hist Thriller
from MsLaine
May 17, 2017 10:08 pm

EQ: 5/17/17 76k New Adult Contemporary Romance
from tkm256
Apr 04, 2017 10:21 am

Email Query: 1/28/17
Closed, No Response: 4/4/17

Cozy Mystery, 72k
from DinaHaynes
Mar 25, 2017 7:53 pm

EQ: 3/25/2017 w/ first 15pgs

Contemporary Ro 84K

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