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Ms. Kelly van Sant

D4EO Literary Agency

Minneapolis, MN

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Twitter: bookishchick

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from Patrick (admin)
Sep 01, 2017 9:12 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from inktruffle
Aug 27, 2017 7:37 pm

EQ: 5/10
FR: 8/27
from AuthorTeacherkl
Aug 27, 2017 11:54 am

EQ: 5/24/17
ER: 8/27/17 form

Contemporary crime con/heist 80k
from Graywolf
Aug 19, 2017 7:46 pm

Thank you all for your replies. I will wait to nudge her.
from Carakasla
Aug 18, 2017 9:00 pm

She said on Twitter and her blog that she would be closing to queries in September and will reopen October 1st. This is so she can catch up on queries and requested materials.
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 18, 2017 2:42 am

Those are premium only features.
from horrorchix89
Aug 18, 2017 1:14 am

Graywolf, she updates her blog with query stats. Right now she hasn't even finished reading May queries. Give it time.
from AuthorTeacherkl
Aug 17, 2017 10:33 pm

Patrick, can Graywolf access those without a premium account, though?
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 17, 2017 9:13 pm

Graywolf, click either the "Data Explorer" or "Timeline" tabs above for the data tracker inktruffle is referring to.
from Graywolf
Aug 17, 2017 2:11 pm

What data tracker are you referring to inktruffle?
from inktruffle
Aug 17, 2017 2:28 am

Graywolf, she recently changed her website to be 8 weeks, perhaps more, as she's running very behind. My query with her is currently at 99 days, though she's replied to others after mine, so I did nudge her, but she's closed to queries for a few weeks while she catches up. I'm sure your reply will come soon! You can nudge her, but she hasn't touched anything in June yet according to the data tracker.
from Graywolf
Aug 17, 2017 12:56 am

How do you nudge an agent? I sent an email query to Kelly van Sant on June 1, 2017 and I still have not received a reply. Her wait time states that she responds to all queries within 4 weeks. I did as the directions described.
from wda101
Aug 11, 2017 2:06 pm

EQ: 08/07
YA Fantasy
from tsue74
Aug 05, 2017 7:27 pm

Great interview.
Agreed to wait for revised query. Did not wait.
Rejected original query and 10 pages.
After interview she had asked for query and first 50.
from PilotKelson1056
Jul 14, 2017 2:56 pm

EQ: 7/14

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