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Ms. Therese Coen

Hardman & Swainson Literary Agency

S86 Somerset House, Strand

London WC2R 1LA

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Twitter: theresecoen

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Patrick (admin)
Jan 05, 2022 10:09 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 20, 2021 2:15 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from Manus_script
Nov 16, 2021 10:59 am

Query: 16. Nov 2021

YA Fantasy 93k
from arthur0207
Nov 07, 2021 3:34 pm

From their website:
We are interested in international fiction, but US authors may be better served by an agent in the US in the first instance unless there is a compelling reason to have a UK agent.
As I am in the US....this is a pass. Posting to help others.
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 03, 2021 10:23 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 22, 2021 8:53 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from OPKiwi
Sep 20, 2021 12:00 pm

Rejection after 86 day nudge
from bcbyself
Jul 13, 2021 12:47 pm

Auto-response says eight weeks without a response means a rejection.
from FloraMacIvor
Jun 22, 2021 6:30 am

EQ: 6/22/2021
Historical fiction, 71K
from Maranda
Jun 10, 2021 12:03 pm

EQ: 6/2/21
from mkhardy
Apr 27, 2021 5:18 pm

Email query 5 March 2021
CNR 16 April 2021

Adult Space Opera 123k
from imthedecoy
Feb 24, 2021 8:18 am

Submitted MG fantasy Feb 2020 - never heard back.
from ASMannai
Nov 14, 2020 2:43 am

Email Query: 10/5/20
Closed / No Response: 11/14/20
75,000 words YA Fiction
from sc1120
Jul 02, 2020 7:22 am

EQ 21/4/20

YA Fantasy 85k
from thoyem
Mar 23, 2020 11:57 am

Finished, professionally edited, 103,400-word historical novel. Slightly niche.
EQ: 23 March 2020

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