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Ms. Alyssa Henkin

Trident Media Group, LLC

41 Madison Avenue, 36th floor

New York, NY 10010



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Website: www.tridentmediagroup.com/

Twitter: AgentHenkin

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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The first five pages of text for a longer work, or the full manuscript for a picture book text should be submitted below the query letter in the text body of the email, not as an attachment. Art samples or dummy texts should be inserted as links in the body of the query letter.

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from billybuttercup
Jan 03, 2018 7:29 pm


@MochieB - It does seem like an unusually long wait, but it looks like she usually replies. So far, those after us haven't heard anything either, so hopefully she's just really busy! I hope you get some good news soon!
from MochieB
Dec 31, 2017 6:44 pm


Billybuttercup - I don’t have her assistant’s email address, so I just replied to her. And then I sent a follow up using the same chain, but ...nothing! I wonder if we consider it a no or if she will eventually reply?
Seems like an unusually long wait, which makes me wonder if it’s just a no.

Good luck !!! I hope we both hear good news in the coming year
from billybuttercup
Dec 29, 2017 3:43 pm


@MochieB - Not a peep. No reply to my nudge Dec 5 to her assistant - just sent a revised MS to both Alyssa and her assistant (Dec 29). Sounds like you're ahead of me in the queue...hopefully you get an answer soon!!
from billybuttercup
Dec 29, 2017 3:42 pm


EQ: June 14, 2017 - 3:20pm
FR: June 14, 2017 - 3:33pm
Nudge (sent to her assistant, Meagan): Dec 5, 2017 (174 days)
Nudge (sent to both Alyssa and Meagan) because I made a significant revision: Dec 29, 2017 (198 days)

YA Speculative

@KristenH - full request - sorry, should have specified!
from MochieB
Dec 23, 2017 8:17 pm


Billy buttercup, have you heard back yet? I’m also waiting on requested materials from May.
from ktwills79
Nov 21, 2017 11:22 am


EQ - 10/19
CNR - 11/20
PB, 800 words
from Artzicarol
Oct 30, 2017 11:12 am


OQ: 9/29/17
CNR: 10/30/17
(closed out since they said it's considered a No after 30 days)

YA low fantasy, 84K
from elaine27
Oct 25, 2017 10:24 am


EQ - 10/25

YA 60K Contemp
from LLwrite
Aug 17, 2017 1:55 am


EQ: 8/15/17 3:45 pm
FMR: 8/15/17 4:06 pm
from mgmystery
Aug 14, 2017 4:50 pm


EQ: 7/7/17
CNR: 8/14/17

MG mystery 45k
from ReedReads
Aug 12, 2017 5:28 pm


You have to submit the form and send a query to her email on her agent page.
from blindmansalley
Aug 08, 2017 6:16 pm


MochiB, she's had my full for 3 months as well, still waiting. These things can take several months as far as I know.
from mgmystery
Aug 08, 2017 7:21 am


MochiB, 3 months isn't a long wait for requested materials. Some of the comments for Alyssa show 4 and 6 months waits in 2016. Hang in there, and keep subbing. She'll answer if you get an offer from another agency before she gets to you.
from MochieB
Aug 07, 2017 7:27 pm


How long have you guys waited to hear back from her about requested materials? It's been almost three months for me so I'm kind of figuring it's a no...
from blindmansalley
Jul 31, 2017 2:02 pm


I submitted to her by email only and heard back same day.

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