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Ms. Samantha Wekstein

Thompson Literary Agency

48 Great Jones Street #5F

New York, NY 10012



Twitter: SWekstein

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from Rabbie
Yesterday 1:31 pm

Why a rejection for a query I sent over nine months ago? I forgot I even queried this agent. I’ve (since then) been in revision mode.

So strange to get one so late. It’s been almost a year. I think I pretty much got the clue.
from acolvin09
May 04, 2021 3:35 pm

EQ: 3/2/21
ER: 5/4/21
"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."

adult SFF 99,880
from AshShees
May 03, 2021 3:49 pm

5/3/2021 form rejection
YA fantasy 108K
from mjcassell
Apr 30, 2021 5:15 pm

EQ: 3/1/21
ER: 4/30/21

95k Adult Historical Adventure
from mkhardy
Apr 27, 2021 5:16 pm

Email query 2 March 2021
CNR 26 April 2021

Adult Space Opera 123k
from esmeelo
Apr 23, 2021 3:56 am

EQ: 01/20/2021
ER: 04/22/2021
Form letter
from GeriMC
Apr 16, 2021 12:26 pm

She had posted on twitter that she was opening for queries today.
EQ: Mar 1, 2021
CQ: Closing this out from my list. The agency's website says that they can't respond to everything they get, but if they like a piece they respond in 4-6 weeks.
If three months down the road Samantha picks up my piece and asks for pages, and I'm still looking, I won't say no ????

MG contemporary
from jdruffin
Apr 13, 2021 1:53 pm

FQ: 4/6/21
FR: 4/13/21
Fantasy 78k
from sara_gilbert_writes
Apr 13, 2021 1:23 am

EQ: 3/12/21
emailed note of revision: 4/6/21
request for new pages instead of outdated sample: 4/13/21

Upmarket YA 50k
from Nadler369
Apr 12, 2021 2:33 pm

FQ: 4/12/21
108k Fantasy
from Claxton
Apr 01, 2021 2:37 pm

@FromEarth Thank you for posting that. I was coming here to ask about it.
from FromEarth
Apr 01, 2021 2:31 pm

From her twitter: "If you previously submitted an email query, I will still be reviewing and responding. Moving forward, please sub to my QM!"
from KatieScribe2
Apr 01, 2021 11:52 am

I, too, would like to know if I should resubmit via QM. I queried yesterday afternoon via email.
from BonnieStephens_AuthorPhotographe
Apr 01, 2021 8:43 am

Quick response.
from Ardenwolfe
Mar 31, 2021 11:50 pm

@A_Norvelli If you submitted an e-mail query, I would wait three to six months. Yes, three to six months. According to Query Tracker's reports, this includes positive and negative responses averaging 100 - 120 days. That's her response rate. Otherwise, you can submit a query through her Query Manager. Either way, I suspect a faster response isn't incoming. Good luck.

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