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Ms. Heather Jackson

Heather Jackson Literary Agency



Twitter: HJ_Lit

AAR/AALA Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from kmp152
Jun 26, 2022 5:56 pm

Form Query: 5/9/22
Memoir 89K

no response after 6 weeks. Closing Query.
from caitybug12
Apr 22, 2022 5:17 pm

FQ: 4/5/22
Partial request: 4/7/22
ER: 4/22/22
from MarthaJ22
Apr 21, 2022 3:40 pm

Form Query 4/20/22 Adult-Magical Realism 95k
from richardclin
Mar 25, 2022 3:19 pm

2/18/22 EQ
2/18/22 Full request

100k YA fantasy
from sincerelyturtle
Feb 28, 2022 12:54 pm

Did anyone receive an auto-reply? I didn't, so I'm not sure it went through...
from acrane
Feb 05, 2022 8:08 am

Email query 2/3/22
Partial request 2/5/22
107k Adult historical fiction
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 04, 2022 9:10 am

Profile Update: No longer taking email queries. Use her query form instead.
from jennifermoffattwrites
Jan 28, 2022 8:44 am

I queried her on 01/15/2022. I can see from the Data Explorer that she sends a lot of requests, and very quickly, so when I saw that someone after me got a partial request, I marked her CNR after 5 days. Just got a rejection today (01/28/2022):

"Sounds like a wonderfully fun story, unfortunately I’m not taking on new clients at present. Wishing you the very best! HJ"

Yet there is a form open on her website for submissions, and I can see she has sent 3 partial requests since my query. Don't know why she bothered.

from Catsamoa79
Jan 12, 2022 9:48 am

EQ: 10/27/21
CNR: 1/12/22
from Chezsven
Nov 19, 2021 12:09 pm

EQ: 9/2/21
Rejection 9/9/21
Thank you for your recent query. We are not taking on new clients at present, but do wish you the very best.
from michelleyangwriter
Nov 13, 2021 1:37 pm
from Sylrodu4
Sep 12, 2021 3:50 pm

EQ - 9-8-21
ER - 9-9-21
Wrote that they're not taking submissions.
from mgcharrier
Jul 15, 2021 1:23 pm

EQ through submission form, 7/15/21
PR not taking submissions at this time, same day.
from CourtneyElliott
Jul 09, 2021 2:18 pm

FQ: 6/14/21
PR: 6/15/21 (sent same day)
"I’d be happy to review your work. Please send the first 100 pages (or thereabouts, wherever it breaks cleanest) as a Word document or PDF."

Rejection 6/22/21
Said some really nice things about my work. I appreciate her time and comments. Would recommend submitting to her for anyone.
from Maranda
Jun 13, 2021 10:29 am


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