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Ms. Samantha Wekstein

Thompson Literary Agency

48 Great Jones Street #5F

New York, NY 10012



Website: thompsonliterary.com

Blog: www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/SamanthaWekstein

Twitter: SWekstein

AAR/AALA Member: No

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from glitter5
Nov 21, 2022 6:34 pm


Contacted her through the manuscript academy, got a ten minute session and I got a bunch of useful tips for my query letter. She says she’s not into vr for sci fi novels. From the time of booking to the appointment was about two weeks so super great way to get feedback. Many other agents are on there.
from jchsyu
Nov 18, 2022 11:21 am


Form Query: 05/02/22
CNR: 08/08/22
Partial Request: 11/17/22 (complete surprise, will submit but also scared it's a "sent in error, please disregard" message)

Epic Fantasy, 101K
from riathewolf
Nov 14, 2022 11:26 am


FQ: 10/30/22

YA Fantasy 91k
from Mevrouw_Bee
Nov 09, 2022 4:01 pm


09/24/22 FQ
Women's Historical Fiction 99k
11/09/22 Form rejection
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 01, 2022 5:52 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from morganforte
Oct 27, 2022 3:34 pm


FQ: 10/27

Didnt update automatically, FYI!
from blackhand
Oct 18, 2022 8:23 pm


Form Query: 10.18.22

YA Historical, 89k
from gcontelmo
Oct 17, 2022 2:50 pm


Form Query: 9/12/2022
Form Rejection: 10/17/2022

87k YA fantasy
from jaredmunson
Oct 17, 2022 2:05 pm


FQ: 9/11/22
FR: 10/17/22

YA Fantasy, 100K
from LightofBeauty
Oct 14, 2022 6:04 pm


EQ: March 2022
10/14/22 ER form rejection

Thank you for submitting ____ for review and for your patience while I considered it. Unfortunately I am unable to offer representation at this time.

I am extremely selective with the types of projects I take on. In order for me to offer representation, I have to feel wildly passionate about a story, and that happens so rarely.

Please know that this is one opinion in a highly subjective field and another agent may feel differently. I wish you the best of luck and thank you for thinking of Thompson Literary.

All the best,

Samantha
from magyarwithoddshoes
Oct 13, 2022 1:59 pm


Polite and pleasant rejection to SF after 34 days, thanked me for my patience.

from annepan
Oct 13, 2022 11:19 am


From Samantha's Twitter:
I will be closing to queries beginning 11/1 and will remain closed until 1/1/23. You still have a few weeks to query me this year!
from duckieland
Oct 11, 2022 6:25 pm


Queried her in Jan, and received a form rejection
#LovePit like
Resubmitted 5/17/22 noting revisions in query and manuscript
Nudge 7/29/22 asking for update
Response 8/3/22 saying she is "woefully behind" and still considering -- According to that and her twitter stats that means I'm in the maybes somewhere
120k Adult Fantasy Romance
from k_lee85
Oct 03, 2022 11:46 am


#PitBLK like
Form Query 9/23/22
Nudge with offer of rep 10/1/22
Kind step aside 10/3/22
85k QBIPOC Contemporary Romance
from SJHoodlet
Sep 30, 2022 5:30 pm


FQ: 9/30/22
FR 3.5 hours later. I don't know whether to laugh, be sad, or be angry.

201k adult fantasy romance

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