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Ms. Claire Harris

P.S. Literary Agency

New York, NY

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Twitter: claire_m_harris

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E-Mail: Yes

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from MichelleT
Sep 07, 2021 9:52 pm

EQ June 1 2021
A PN 86k
CNR Sept 7 2021
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 07, 2021 5:58 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from TAJones
Sep 01, 2021 4:01 am

Med Psy Thriiller 78k
EQ 9 July 21
CNR 1 Sept 21
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 23, 2021 9:04 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

Thanks angelsteele
from angelsteele
Aug 23, 2021 4:03 pm

Hey Patrick, from the agency website:

We are closed to queries as of August 20th. Anything received after this date will not be reviewed or responded to. Queries reopen on September 7th, 2021.
from lauratheauthor
Aug 16, 2021 9:22 am

Email Query: 6/28/21
Sent a nudge that I had full requests based on the submission tip that said to let them know if your manuscript was under consideration by other agents on their website: 7/28/21
CNR: 08/09/21

I CNRed this, but I think she's at least a good 3-6 months behind on queries.

Cozy Mystery 89k
from billade
Aug 12, 2021 3:18 pm

character driven, family drama, soft spot for the Midwest. Nothing after six weeks 9-21, means nope
from jcbbrsmith
Jul 14, 2021 7:03 pm

EQ: 7.14.21
emailed first ten pages
mystery 80k
*Auto reply stated 4-6 week turn around, if no news by then it's a rejection
from AJHumphreys
May 15, 2021 8:40 am

Queried on 4/5
Sent a nudge on 5/15 to see if Claire won't respond maybe they'll pass along to Cecilia
Worth a shot, right?
from JudePeters
Apr 23, 2021 2:45 pm

I haven't heard in two months so I'm going to assume it's a no. I would love to hear just that from an agent. A three word email, 'It's a no.' So much more civilized than ghosting someone. I know a lot of agents do it but yeesh. Have a heart.
from libbymac
Apr 16, 2021 5:01 pm

She posted this on Instagram on 4/16/21: QUERY UPDATE: I’m officially caught up on queries through 1/10/21, and partial manuscript requests will be coming soon through our query manager. If I requested a sample in 2021, hang tight - I’m working my way through those partials now. Thanks for your patience, and I hope to have more news for you shortly as I try to get caught up!
from MissPlum
Apr 07, 2021 1:21 am

"if you don’t receive a request for further material within 4-6 weeks it means a no from the agency."
CNR @42 days on literary thriller and the rest of the agency goes on the DNQ list.
from tdubphyz
Mar 23, 2021 12:17 pm

EQ: 2021/3/23

LF, 81k
from VictoriaJayne
Jan 06, 2021 1:18 pm

1/6/21 - EQ

98K - Contemporary Romance - Motorcycle Club Romance - 1st in Series
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 04, 2021 6:20 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.

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