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Ms. Sally Harding

The Cooke Agency

75 Sherbourne St., Suite 501

Toronto, ON M5A 2P9

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Twitter: SallyHardingTCA

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from SueHinkin
May 16, 2016 2:47 pm

EQ 1-29-16 mystery-thriller
If no response in 12 weeks, they're not interested.
Closed, no response 5.15.16
from fornickels
Feb 09, 2016 1:01 pm

EQ: 2/9/16
from Vandal
Feb 04, 2016 9:59 am

EQ: 1/29
FR: 2/4
from acweber
Oct 19, 2015 1:20 pm

EQ: May 11
FR: May 12, saying they'll get back to me soon...waiting...

Update 10/19: With the five month mark now passing, I think their version of soon may be different than mine.
from jancoates
Sep 23, 2015 3:34 pm

Somewhat personal e-ject from E. Griffin, in response to original query/request for full in March/April.
Sep 04, 2015 3:22 pm

EQ: 2/17
FR: 3/13
Revised version sent 4/26 (confirmed receipt that same week)
ER: 9/4 - A form rejection letter came in response to a check-in sent earlier in August. It was entirely unclear if they were sending a form query response to my check-in (referred to them not wanting to pursue my 'query', specifically) or if they were passing on the manuscript. I inquired, and it appears they were in fact responding to my manuscript. Also, the response came from Rachel Letofsky, not Sally Harding or their submissions assistant, Elizabeth.

MG fantasy/adventure
from Wordywoman
May 22, 2015 9:46 pm

EQ April 15 No response in over a month? Website states 12 weeks but responses are random. Do I keep waiting or is it an assumed rejection.
from Zooks3
May 13, 2015 12:27 pm

05/13/15: EQ re: Browin - MG
from karenleespree
Apr 15, 2015 8:16 am

EQ: 3/4

CNR: 4/15 MG SFF
from MoonChiquita
Apr 03, 2015 1:05 pm

EQ: Jan 9
CNR: April 3

YA retelling
from karenleespree
Mar 18, 2015 5:05 pm

EQ 3/4 MG ~ SFF
from alibryn
Mar 04, 2015 7:19 am

ER 1/21
CNR 3/4

I'm curious why agents who, according to their agency website, only reply with requests sometimes send rejections according to the data here. What would make them send a rejection to some but largely ignore all the others they aren't interested in? Either way, as someone else said, she seems to reply quickly if she wants more.
from diggergate
Feb 16, 2015 4:28 am

ER: 11/10/14
CNR: 02/16/15

SF/Fantasy crossover; 100k
from varsnder
Nov 26, 2014 6:04 pm

EQ 11/14
FR 11/26

Upper MG contemporary
from TasteofSherri
Nov 12, 2014 1:24 pm

EQ Aug 5th to Sally Harding
FR Aug 13th

NA fantasy

Today I received a form rejection from Rachel Letofsky. I was disappointed that there wasn't a personal note or any type of specific feedback on the manuscript.

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