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Ms. Kira Watson

Emma Sweeney Agency

245 East 80th Street, Suite 7E

New York, NY 10075-0506



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Website: www.emmasweeneyagency.com/

Twitter: KiraWatsonESA

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from bcfheartbreaker
Jan 19, 2018 7:59 pm


EQ: 1/19/18

YA Fantasy 114k
from greekpeacock
Jan 02, 2018 10:07 am


EQ: 1/2/18 (Auto receipt)

YA fantasy, 84k
from SchriteFallow
Nov 08, 2017 6:50 pm


EQ: 11/8/2017

YA speculative fiction, 70k words
from inluvwithwords
Oct 16, 2017 12:22 pm


EQ: 6.26.17
Full request 6.28.17
Personalized rejection: 10.16.17

YA magical realism
from Michelle_in_WI
Oct 15, 2017 7:34 pm


EQ: 10/09/17
FR: 10/15/17

Contemporary YA 74K

Fingers crossed!!
from jubilee
Oct 09, 2017 10:31 am


Favorited my DVPit tweet 10/2/17
EQ: 10/3/17
FR: 10/7/17 (sent same day)

66k YA Contemporary
from KAMielke
Oct 08, 2017 5:41 pm


EQ: 10/05/17
FR: 10/07/17 - sent same day

81k-word YA contemporary
from mgmystery
Sep 13, 2017 1:10 pm


EQ: 9/13/17

MG mystery 44k
from gmabest
Sep 06, 2017 9:18 pm


FR--7/14
Personalized pass--9/6

Received a pass today after she read full manuscript. Despite her rejection, I appreciated her insightful feedback. I could tell she read it, and put lots of thought into comments. That type of feedback is priceless. If I don't land an agent with this project, I'll definitely query her again when I complete the second one.
from wda101
Aug 11, 2017 2:03 pm


EQ: 08/10
YA fantasy
from JessyMontgomery
Aug 09, 2017 3:09 pm


EQ: 7/24/17
Full Request: 7/26/17
Nudge with offer of rep: 8/3/17
Pass: 8/8/17

A bit harsh of a pass, but appreciated the response

YA Dark Fantasy, 92k
from karenleespree
Jul 22, 2017 11:13 am


EQ: 5/1 MG, Speculative Full request five minutes later and sent.
A pass. 7/17
The voice didn't grab her. (this project is on hold and I'm querying another)
from horrorchix89
Jun 29, 2017 3:43 pm


Read on twitter that she doesn't like superheroes, zombies, religious books, adult books, werewolves, vampires, ghosts...
from Catsamoa79
Jun 29, 2017 9:27 am


EQ: 4/3/17
CNR: 6/29/17
from arwasserman
Jun 28, 2017 12:35 pm


She tweeted that she was up-to-date on queries as of May 9th, and my query was sent prior to that, so I marked it as a rejection.

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