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Ms. Joy Harris

The Joy Harris Literary Agency

1501 Broadway, Suite 2605

New York, NY 10036

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from edoyle02
Feb 21, 2020 4:13 pm

EQ: 9/9/2019
CNR (closed to queries): 12/8/2019
ER: 2/21/2020
from Catsamoa79
Jan 31, 2020 4:07 pm

EQ: 7/17/19
CNR: 9/14/19
ER: 1/31/20
Form letter
from keisenbraun
Dec 09, 2019 4:39 pm

EQ: 8/18/19, lit fic, 90k
CNR: 11/25/19
ER: 12/9/19

We have received and considered your submission. Unfortunately, we must be extremely selective in what we take on, and do not think we are the right agent for your work.

Please forgive the form letter — it is necessary given the large volume of submissions we receive. Thank you for thinking of our agency, and we wish you the best with your work.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 24, 2019 11:55 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from jsk_31
Sep 19, 2019 9:07 am

EQ: 9/19/19, lit fic 80,500 words
from writing4life
Sep 10, 2019 8:02 pm

Per her web site: The Joy Harris Literary Agency seeks to represent works of literary fiction and non-fiction. We do not accept poetry, screenplays, genre fiction, or self-help submissions at this time.
from KristenH
Apr 29, 2019 10:30 am

EQ 9/5/18 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 9/24/18 (Passed--not a good fit)

1/20/19: EQ 11/9/18 (2nd/final Requery Chain Reaction)
CNR 1/15/19 (No word from nudges)

4/29/19: EQ 2/8/19 (2nd/final requery Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 4/24/19 (Passed--not right agent)
from WebHarmony
Sep 14, 2018 10:39 am

Rejected 120,000 word literary fiction as "not the right agent for your work."
Query: 5/11/18
Rejection Form: 8/1/18.
from kamelka
Aug 18, 2018 4:58 pm

EQ 6/28/18 adult fiction
R form 8/1/18
from KristenH
Aug 05, 2018 3:21 pm

EQ 9/26/17 (Requery Venom)
ER 10/7/17 (Dear Author rejection--not the right agent.) Will try her with my new ms later this fall.
from KristenH
Aug 05, 2018 3:20 pm

EQ 5/14/18 (2nd/final Requery Venom)
ER 8/1/18 (Passed--not right agent)
from sbernich
Jul 30, 2018 8:14 pm

website suggests no genre fiction, only literary
from JasonTVoiovich
May 12, 2018 3:39 pm

EQ: 5/12/2018 business
from Catsamoa79
May 01, 2018 11:41 am

EQ: 1/24/18
CNR: 5/1/18
Her response times are very long, but doubt I will hear back.
from KristenH
Apr 12, 2018 4:14 pm

EQ 2/9/18 (Diplomatic Immunity)
CNR 4/12/18 (Passed-not word from nudges.)

At least you got a response Danielle! Maybe I'll hear from her this summer.

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