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Ms. Christina Ward

The Ward & Balkin Agency, Inc.

PO Box 7144

Lowell, MA 01852



Website: wardbalkin.com/

AAR Member: Yes

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E-Mail: Closed

Online Form: Closed

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from macall
Jan 06, 2013 12:39 pm


She was 59. So sad.

WARD, Christina L. (Potter) Of Weymouth, formerly of Lowell and Scituate, passed away on Monday, Nov. 19th, 2012 at the Leahy Clinic in Burlington after a brief illness. She was 59. She worked as an acquiring editor at Little Brown Publishers in Boston before founding Christina Ward Literary Agency. She later became co-owner of The Ward & Barkin Agency, Inc. She had a special interest in working closely with writers and was a guest faculty member at several writers' conferences throughout the United States. Beloved wife of George W. Ward of Weymouth and mother of Devin T. Ward of Milwaukee, WI, and Gareth M. Ward of Malden...
from flute71
Dec 27, 2012 8:19 pm


This is very sad. Anyone know how old she was or how it happened?
from 20YearsAgo
Nov 29, 2012 5:43 pm


Sad. I met her maybe 10 years ago at a conference. She struck me as incredibly nice, professional, and conscientious.
from KristenH
Nov 29, 2012 6:46 am


Sad news.
from Betina
Nov 28, 2012 11:46 am


I just read on Publishers Marketplace that this agent passed away. Very sad.
from melior
Oct 05, 2012 1:17 pm


EQ : 10/4
ER: 10/5
Form Rejection
Historical Fiction
from twisted_writer
Aug 23, 2012 6:16 pm


EQ: 8/22/12
ER 8/2/12

Form rejection. At least that was quick!
from flute71
Aug 10, 2012 8:57 pm


EQ 8/10/12

Suspense thriller
from missanaheimhills
Aug 06, 2012 10:42 am


Thanks, but this isn't quite right for me.

Sent from my iPad
from ProFid
Aug 04, 2012 6:53 pm


EQ: 7/24/12
ER: 7/28/12

bio/mem

Thanks, but this isn't a book project I can pursue.
from bacchor
Aug 02, 2012 5:19 pm


8/02/12 Query
8/02/2012 rejection
Submission is a pillow book for breast cancer survivors.

Thanks, but this isn't a book project I can pursue.

sent from my iPad


from dahl1104
Jul 30, 2012 3:20 pm


EQ 7/27
ER 7/30

Very Nice! I accidentally sent her my document that had 50 pages, realized it later and resent it with the right thirty pages and she actually made a very nice comment about my stupid error before the form rejection.
from EddieDean19
Jun 27, 2012 10:01 am


"Not for me, thanks."

onward.
from Gaelen11
Apr 10, 2012 10:36 am


EQ 4/9, ER 4/10. "Thanks but not for me." See, is that so hard? I much prefer a one-liner to a no response at all.
from jeffo20
Apr 07, 2012 6:59 am


She's quick. Queried 4-6, form rejected 4-6, about five hours later.

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