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Ms. Amy Stapp

Wolfson Literary Agency

P.O. Box 266

New York, NY 10276



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Website: www.wolfsonliterary.com

Twitter: AmystappNY

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from zbedee
Oct 15, 2020 7:41 am


EQ: 9Oct2020
FRj: 14Oct2020
Literary Fiction 108k

Hello,
Thank you so much for the chance to read your work. While there was much here I admired, I'm sorry to say I don't think I'm the best fit for this project at this time, but I wish you all the best.

Sincerely,
Amy
from sitabee
Oct 14, 2020 1:22 pm


EQ: 10/9 2020
ER: 10/14 2020

Same response as everyone else, but quick turnaround in general

YA Thriller
from TeresaAHenderson
Oct 06, 2020 1:29 pm


EQ: 10/5
Rejection: 10/6

Thought it was personalized but the same response is repeated in other comments.
from pljarizona
Sep 23, 2020 12:41 pm


EQ 9/22/20 Historical Fiction/Family Saga 92k
ER 9/23/20 note was exactly what was sent to another writer below. But, a very quick less than 24 hr turnaround, which was nice.


from Cherylking
Sep 08, 2020 8:17 pm


EQ: 8/4/2020
CNR: 9/8/2020

YA hist fic 64k
from SugarMagnolia
Sep 08, 2020 12:20 pm


EQ: 8/10/20
CNR: 9/8/20

The QT stats suggest she will respond within 18 days if she's interested, so I'm going to go ahead and close this one. Best of luck to everyone still being considered!
from JoeyIdeaJones
Sep 04, 2020 8:50 pm


EQ: Sept. 2, 2020
Rejection: Sept. 4, 2020
Wrote a nice note saying the found a lot to admire but wasn't the right person to represent it. I appreciate that she got back to me so quickly, that she got back to me at all (some don't), and took the time to be encouraging.
from hclay79
Aug 15, 2020 3:23 pm


EQ: August 7, 2020
Full Request: August 13, 2020

Women's Fiction - 74k
from katemc
Aug 12, 2020 4:06 pm


Thank you, americantypo. Your advice is sound and you are right on all counts. All you can do is give it your best shot and know when it's time to move on.
Best of luck in your agent search!
from americantypo
Aug 12, 2020 3:52 pm


Katemc, you can try tweeting at her too; I had sent a partial, did not receive confirmation, even after following up to ask if she received it, then responded to something she tweeted. The same day she responded with confirmation. Could be your emails are in her spam, or she legit just isn't seeing them or forgot. Who knows.

It's depressing to get ghosted by an agent; I've had that happen with fulls, and its frustrating, but also, when you think about it: do you want someone to represent you if they ignore your emails like this? I have a partial out with her now and will follow up in a month, but if I don't get a response and get nothing from her on twitter either, I'm not so sure she'd be an agent I'd want to work with.
from katemc
Aug 12, 2020 3:06 pm


EQ: 9/25/19
Partial request: 9/26/19
I never heard back from her even after a couple of nudges. I see people who were asked to submit partials both before and after me have received replies from her. I don't know what to think.
from aeandersen
Aug 11, 2020 6:46 pm


EQ: 08/11/20
from carocsmith
Aug 11, 2020 8:53 am


Queried #DVpit 10/31/19
Requests Full 11/15/19
Maternity Leave (as per Tweet) 3/1/20 - 7/9/20
Nudged 8/11/20

Queer YA Contemporary - 68k
from senhal
Aug 07, 2020 12:33 pm


EQ: 07/08/2020
YA Suspense
from moniquemihalit
Jul 29, 2020 12:14 pm


ER: July 6
CNR: July 29 ("2 weeks no answer, consider it a pass")
97K YA historical

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