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Ms. Lucy Cleland

Kneerim & Williams

Boston, MA



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Website: www.kwlit.com

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from redpandabear
Nov 14, 2018 6:35 pm


EQ: 6/9/18
FR: 6/11/18 - Sent same day.
Revisions: 7/6/18 - Shortly after sending the first full, I received editorial feedback that required revisions. I sent an e-mail requesting to send the updated version (and noting what had been changed), understanding that if they'd decided to pass that there was no need.
Revisions Request: 7/9/18 - Received notice to please send the updated manuscript. Sent same day.

8/15/18 - Rejection w/ invitation to resubmit if changes are made:
Lucy seems very polite and knowledgeable, and she made some great observations I hadn't before considered--especially with adding a new POV that I deleted from the first manuscript. (She read both! I'm surprised and delighted.) She's invited me to resubmit if I revise with those changes in mind.

11/14/18 - Sent the revised manuscript. Got an email thanking me.

Orig. YA Fantasy 96k - Updated YA Fantasy 100k - Revised YA Fantasy 112k
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 15, 2018 12:02 pm


Profile Update: Genres updated.

from Catsamoa79
Oct 04, 2018 12:40 pm


EQ: 7/18/18
CNR: 10/4/18
from kdword
Jun 17, 2018 5:34 pm


Sent full m/s at her request in May 2017 and never heard from her.
from Dryadwriter
May 23, 2018 2:54 pm


EQ: 4/27
Notification of receipt today. I think this is because I queried her with a different MS last year and she wanted to see my next ms which I’m now querying. Sent the first 20 in the body of the email when I initially queried.
from Zooks3
May 16, 2018 12:19 pm


4/8/18 EQ re: TANCM - YA
4/9/18: Got email telling me to query @ submissions@kwlit.com, NOT lucy@kwlit.com
5/7/18: Got email asking if this was "#OwnVoices Material". Replied it is not. Haven't heard a peep. CNR
from jldelozier
May 06, 2018 7:12 pm


3/25/18 EQ 71,000 word crime
5/6/18 CNR
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 23, 2018 4:12 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.

(Thanks kccurry26)
from kccurry26
Mar 23, 2018 3:14 pm


EQ: 3/23/18

Nothing on the website says she's closed anymore, so we'll see how this goes!

YA Fantasy 70k
from FeministWitch
Feb 27, 2018 8:22 am


For those of you who have or had a partial/full with her, did she confirm receipt of the material or not? Thanks.
from eiverson
Dec 14, 2017 11:41 am


EQ: 3/02
FR: 3/02
Nudge: 11/06
Response (still intends to read): 12/14

YA Fantasy 79,000
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 20, 2017 8:46 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks FeministWitch)
from FeministWitch
Nov 20, 2017 5:03 am


On her profile page at the agency's website, it says that she's currently closed to queries.
from Belle_91
Sep 07, 2017 3:27 pm


EQ: 7/26
Personal R: 9/5
from dovemourning
Aug 25, 2017 10:10 am


Personal letter with reason for passing on 8/24/2017.

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