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Ms. Maggie Kane

Irene Goodman Literary Agency

27 W. 24 Street, Suite 700B

New York, NY 10010

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Twitter: CallMePog

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from MindiWM
Jul 30, 2021 3:12 pm

EQ: 7/30/21
SF, 94,000
from MarthaJ22
Jul 24, 2021 3:20 pm

EQ:2/20/21 YA Magical Realism 95,000
from bubblyian
Jul 19, 2021 7:11 pm

submitted email query June 17
Average positive response is shown as 2 days and longest 13 days so I guess after 32 days it's a CNR
from JPAnderson
Jul 13, 2021 8:24 pm

EQ: July 13, 2021

Adult Epic Fantasy, 220K
from tabwitherspoon
Jul 10, 2021 7:28 pm

EQ: 7/10/201
115K YA Dark Fantasy
from MissPlum
May 19, 2021 4:52 pm

Literary thriller CNR @ 85 days
from catmarauder191
Apr 19, 2021 2:23 pm

EQ: 2/9/21
CNR: 4/19/21

99k YA fantasy
from KitMElle
Apr 06, 2021 2:46 pm

EQ: 3/12
Full Request: 3/26
Rejected 4/6
80k YA fantasy.

I just want to reiterate that everyone should query this agent if she reps what you write. She's so fast! And although I got a rejection, her feedback was actionable and so incredibly helpful! She sent me paragraphs!! She clearly read and carefully considered my work. Maggie is kind and professional. Anyone would be lucky to land her as an agent. :)
Query her and, at the very least, you'll get some incredibly personalized and wonderful feedback.
from messyf
Apr 01, 2021 12:37 pm

EQ: 2/2/21
CNR: 4/1/21
from meganthebookworm
Mar 29, 2021 2:40 pm

She requested a full within a day and rejected my full in 19 days which is super fast for a full! I appreciated that. Like everyone else said, she gives some specific feedback when she rejects your full which is very generous. I appreciated that she didn't give a form rejection. She seems like a lovely person to work with and I recommend querying her.
from brittkl
Mar 26, 2021 1:29 pm

Email query: 3/17
Full request (!!): 3/19 (This is my first request for a full, so I'm excited!)
Rejection with detailed, helpful feedback: 3/26

And I just want to reiterate what others have said and say that my interactions with her have been wonderful. She provides really specific and actionable feedback and has been kind and prompt throughout. She even said I could resubmit if I revised the novel and addressed the issues she had. She seems like a great agent.

Adult magical realism, 78K words
from CRogers
Mar 22, 2021 1:47 pm

EQ: 1/14/21
CNR: 3/22/21

YA Contemporary Romance 79k
from jaymeinman
Mar 16, 2021 10:58 am

EQ: 2/22/21
CNR: 3/16/21
from misstery
Mar 15, 2021 11:25 am

Email Query: 3/5/21
Full Request: 3/5/21 (one hour after the initial email)
(Receipt of full confirmed 3/5/21)
Personalized Rejection: 3/5/21

WOW. Maggie clearly read my manuscript. Like, at least 2/3 of it, if not the whole thing. She wrote PARAGRAPHS of feedback about it: what appealed to her and what she wished there was more of, etc. No revise/resub, but lots of really helpful info about how she read it. Friends. Sub to this agent while she still has the free time to give this kind of feedback!!!

Adult SpecFic, 89k
PitMad Request
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 12, 2021 12:00 pm

Profile Update: Genres updated.

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