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Ms. Hannah Fergesen

KT Literary

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Twitter: HannahFergesen

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from JayDee8
Aug 06, 2020 5:02 pm

EQ: 6/15/20
ER: 8/6/20
YA contemporary
Wasn’t for her. I appreciated the response.
from NectarWords
Aug 06, 2020 2:05 pm

EQ: July 18 2020 (underrepresented writer)
ER: August 6 2020

Encouraging form letter, not the right fit for her.
from adh8686
Jul 29, 2020 8:37 pm

EQ: 6/6
Reject: 7/29.

Very sweet, empathetic letter. If I don't find representation for this project, I will definitely keep them in mind <3

Fantasy, 105k
from sophiakate
Jul 25, 2020 3:48 pm

7/25: Website says Hannah is only open for marginalized writers in young adult, middle grade, and speculative adult fiction
from adh8686
Jul 10, 2020 3:51 pm

Hannah just tweeted that they're up to late April for query responses and will be working through them soon. They have left New York for a while and will be working remotely.
from averyames
Jun 30, 2020 1:06 pm

EQ: 5/27/20
ER: 6/30/20
Same form others reported: "While I found your premise intriguing, this project just doesn't feel quite right for me."

Adult Fantasy 95k
from swatithegeek
May 27, 2020 12:30 pm

DVpit EQ: 04/24/20
ER: 05/27/20, semi-form

Adult rom-com, 73k
from scbraswell
Apr 13, 2020 11:49 am

EQ: 03/25/20
FRej: 04/13/20

YA/NA Fantasy 78k words
Underrepresented writer
from nomsequitur
Mar 24, 2020 3:04 pm

Underrepresented writer EQ: 2/7/20
Partial request: 3/3/20 (*hyperventilates*), sent same day. Received follow-up that she'd aim to have a response within 4-6 weeks.
ER: 3/24/20 "While I really enjoyed the fascinating premise and the world you've created, I'm afraid the work as a whole just doesn't feel quite right for my list."

81k Fantasy
from marissaeller
Mar 23, 2020 10:32 am

EQ: 3/12
Nudge with offer of rep: 3/22
Step aside: 3/23
from xenevre
Mar 12, 2020 4:50 am

Underrepesented EQ 3/3/20
ER 3/11/20 "While I found your premise intriguing, this project just doesn't feel quite right for me."
87K Crossover YA LGBTQ
from pisaco
Jan 13, 2020 3:06 pm

From MSWL:

Updated 1/8/20

***I am closed to queries with the exception of works from marginalized creators (writers of color, non-cisgender writers, LGBTQ+ writers, writers with disabilities, etc). If this describes you please make sure to use the phrase Underrepresented Writer in your subject line to prevent automatic deletion.***
from Baron_of_Wings
Jan 10, 2020 9:45 am

Their site does appear to have formatting issues at the moment. The important information is still on their submissions page if you can find it.

Here it is, in case you are having trouble getting there.
from Catsamoa79
Jan 10, 2020 9:36 am

bckinney - Wow, just looked at their website. It did not used to look like that. I googled it and clicked on the submissions link and found the info there. You need to send the first 3 pages of your manuscript with the query letter. But, something is definitely up with their website.
from bckinney
Jan 09, 2020 7:13 pm

Can... anyone make sense of the KT Literary website? It seems to be a bunch of giant text and blog-post tags. I can't find anything like query guidelines.

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