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Ms. Suzy Evans

Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency

1155 Camino Del Mar, PMB 515

Del Mar, CA 92014



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Website: www.dijkstraagency.com/

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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Please include the word "QUERY" in your subject line. Fiction: Query letter plus a 1-page synopsis, a brief bio, and the first 10-15 pages of your manuscript. Please send all items in the body of the email, no attachments. Non-fiction: Please send a query letter, project overview, chapter outline, brief bio, description of competing books, and the first 10-15 pages of the first chapter. No attachments.

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from VickilynnBrunskill
Today 8:39 am


EQ- 6/6/18 Memoir First Ten Pages Plus Chapter Synopsis
FULL REQUEST- 6/28/18
FULL SENT
PERSONALIZED rejection email- 7/17 (there’s much to be admired about your writing (and the exciting, original concept!), this one isn’t quite right for my list)
from Alorac
Nov 22, 2017 12:35 pm


Queried 12/03/16
Request for full 12/03/16
Sent full 12/03/16
Rejected with nice letter 11/22/17
Historical YA
from queryhater
Aug 12, 2017 3:49 pm


Queried 7/28 * MG adventure-thriller
Full MS requested 8/1
Nudged when received another offer
Offered Rep on 8/8
Talked to her on phone. Really great conversation. She's knowledgeable and passionate and although just getting into agenting (which was why I went another direction), she knows the business from the writer's perspective (she's a published author). If I didn't have my options I have (multiple offers), I would have felt comfortable accepting rep. I'd recommend (and I've been through this before & have dealt with a bunch of good agents).
from EPluribus
Aug 03, 2017 1:19 pm


Within a short time after I submitted the query, replied that it sounded wonderful and requested the full proposal. Never a word from her after that. Complete silence, even after I once emailed her to ask if she received the proposal. .Pretty rude.
from ergotcake
May 15, 2017 2:13 pm


EQ: 5/7/17
ER: 5/15/17
Sweet personalized rejection.

MG Mystery.
from Boreas
Apr 24, 2017 3:36 pm


EQ: 4/21/17
ER: 4/24/17 - Personalized form. She complimented my writing and praised the unique concept, but it wasn't right for her list. She seems really nice.


YA Action/Drama 107k
from CicadasAndGulls
Apr 13, 2017 10:49 am


EQ: 4/2/17
FR: 4/12/17

Contemporary YA 78K
from jenjen
Jan 19, 2017 7:54 pm


EQ December 1
Requested full book proposal just a few hours later.
Sent December 2
ER 01/19/2017 Very kind and encouraging letter complimenting my writing but saying it wasn't right for her list.
from Fossau
Jan 08, 2017 6:42 pm


EQ 11/21/2016
CNR 1/8/2017 per the 6 weeks stated on the website

Update: she got back to me a few hours after I did this comment! Nice, slightly personalized rejection telling me it was a sweet picturebook but she takes very few of these and it wasn't quite right for her. She seems very kind and I appreciate the extra words.
from mgmystery
Dec 28, 2016 7:09 am


EQ: 11/21/16
FR : 12/7/16
sent: 12/8/16
ER: 12/22/16 KInd letter saying she enjoyed it but it wasnt' right for her list. (angie9091, the long wait might be a good thing ;-) She seems really interested in nonfiction!)
MG mystery 35k
from angie9091
Dec 20, 2016 10:27 am


EQ: 7/20/2016
Requested additional materials: 12 minutes later!
Sent: 12/19/2016

Hoping the long delay doesn't hurt me. I had good professional and personal reasons. Still....

MG nonfiction
from Hillary
Aug 03, 2016 12:49 am


EQ: 7/25
FR 30 minutes later!
Full sent: 7/29
ER: 8/2 :( very very kind, encouraging rejection though (as far as rejections go)--she seems like a lovely agent to work with.

YA contemp
from orangrila
Jun 17, 2016 12:31 pm


EQ: 16 June
ER: 17 June Kind, slightly personalized, rejection. Fast is good!

MG Fantasy

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