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Ms. Samantha Wekstein

Thompson Literary Agency

New York, NY 10010

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from tharvey
Dec 07, 2019 8:28 pm

She is also on the lookout for whimsical, meaningful, and funny picture books by author/illustrators.

from Charlydaws
Dec 06, 2019 6:52 am

EQ: 12/6/2019

MG Fantasy (46,000 words)
from RisenSunset
Dec 02, 2019 7:28 pm

EQ: 10/7/19
ER: 12/2/19

MG fantasy 58k
from dcvine
Nov 25, 2019 5:57 pm

YA Contemporary submitted 11/25/2019
from caitlinfinn
Nov 25, 2019 5:04 pm

YA contemporary retelling
EQ: 4/28/19
PR and sent partial: 9/5/19
FR: 11/21
Sent full: 11/22
Heard back THIS AFTERNOON and she's calling on Monday!!!!!!!!!
Offered on 11/25!!!!!!!!!!
from sfdwriter
Nov 22, 2019 12:39 pm

EQ: 10/7/19
ER: 11/21/19 (form)
upmarket WF 92K
from mhknecht12
Nov 21, 2019 3:06 pm

EQ with a different project while I rewrite the first: 10/7
ER: 11/21

Just received a great personalized rejection on the first fifty pages of my YA scifi/fantasy MS. She detailed exactly what worked for her and what didn't, and what she thought would help fix it. It was fantastic feedback, and despite the long wait time, Ms. Wekstein seems like a great, knowledgeable agent and I would definitely query her again.
from Lyzaster
Nov 21, 2019 11:21 am

EQ: 10/07
ER: 11/21 (form letter)
from Laura_WA
Nov 20, 2019 11:30 pm

Email query sent! 10/7/19
ER 11/20/19 (form letter)
from Catsamoa79
Nov 20, 2019 10:48 am

EQ: 10/7/19
ER: 11/20/19
Form letter
from ButtonEyez
Nov 19, 2019 9:27 am

YA gothic horror/dark fantasy 52k
EQ: Nov 19, 2019
from ebarrett
Nov 08, 2019 12:24 pm

EQ: 11/8/19

NA/Adult Fantasy 105k
from suzyengland
Nov 02, 2019 12:14 pm

EQ: 08/01/19
ER: 10/25/19

77K Romantic Comedy
from kci3011
Oct 30, 2019 1:38 pm

EQ: 10/14
ER: 10/30

125k adult fantasy
from ejgirouard
Oct 18, 2019 2:52 pm

EQ: 10/07/19
PB 800 words

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