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Ms. Jamie Vankirk

Rainbow Nerds

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from ststerlings
Jul 17, 2017 10:20 pm

Received a rejection from Ms. Vankirk on 3/15 because she wasn't connecting with the plot But, she did say she liked my writing, and asked if I had any other completed manuscripts. I wish! Though, I did ask her if she'd be interested in the current manuscript she rejected after a major rewrite to work on the plot with an editor. Fingers crossed that she will be. Still waiting to see if she'll reply back to my email! I would love to work with her!

Revised my previous YA LGBT Fantasy.
Sent query on 7/16.
Request for partial 7/16 (Sent on 7/16)
Request for full 7/17 (Sent on 7/17)
Fingers crossed again, but I won't get my hopes up. Would still love to work with her! I admire her passion for diversity so much!
from AllieTheLibrarian
Jul 06, 2017 1:38 am

EQ: 06/24
PR: 07/06
from kkenne
Jun 25, 2017 8:07 pm

EQ: 6/25
from KAMielke
Jun 04, 2017 9:14 am

EQ: 1/30/17
PR: 1/31/17
2/14/17: Was informed Jamie Vankirk no longer worked at Holloway. According to twitter, requested partials could still be sent to her once her new agency, Rainbow Nerds Lit, was up and running.
2/16/17: Sent partial again.
FR: 3/15/17
ER: 6/3/17 form

YA contemporary 90k words
from meg_mcd220
May 09, 2017 7:21 pm

EQ (#SFFpit): 12/09/16
ER: 01/05/17

YA Speculative Fiction, 64K
from Boreas
May 03, 2017 7:17 pm

EQ: 4/20/17 (resubmit on 6/1)
ER: 5/3/17 - Form

YA Action/Drama 107k
from SaraCo
Mar 13, 2017 5:36 pm

Just queried her at the new agency. I'm hoping her response is as swift as some of the earlier ones logged from her previous agency. :-)
Form Rejection: 3/9

Sent her another project that she liked through #sonofapitch. That one was rejected in a week.
from hoptoad62488
Mar 09, 2017 9:39 am

EQ: 2/16
ER: 03/09
YA Fantasy (74,000 words)

Thank you for querying Rainbow Nerds Literary. I have reviewed your submission, and unfortunately, I don't feel that I'm the best agent to represent your manuscript. Please continue to query other agents to find the right person to champion your work.
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 16, 2017 1:44 pm

Profile Update: Started her own agency. Formerly with Holloway Literary

(Thanks KristenH & ClockPrince)
from ClockPrince
Feb 16, 2017 12:58 pm

Her new literary agency is called Rainbow Nerds Literary, and like KristenH said, submissions (both queries and previously requested material) can be sent to submissions (at) rnliterary (dot) com
from KristenH
Feb 16, 2017 12:15 pm

Patrick, she just tweeted this information a half-hour ago: Writers, I have a new query inbox. It's submissions (at) rnliterary (dot) com. I'm looking for #OwnVoices! My #MSWL tweets still stand.
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 15, 2017 8:03 pm

Profile Update: No longer with Holloway Literary. She mentioned on Twitter that she will be announcing her new position soon.

(Thanks everyone for the information.)
from slbynum3
Feb 15, 2017 2:03 pm

Okay, thanks, kccurry26. I went to her twitter too and saw the same thing. Phew! Had me scared for a minute.
from KristenH
Feb 15, 2017 1:58 pm

I recently sent her a query last week and closed her out two days ago, since she changed agencies. I guess I can query her when she's at her new agency. Right?
from kccurry26
Feb 15, 2017 1:53 pm

@slbynum3 - from her twitter, it sounds like she is - she told someone that a new home is coming soon, and that they could re-send requested materials.

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