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Ms. Cecilia Lyra

P.S. Literary Agency

New York, NY



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Website: psliterary.com/

Twitter: ceciliaclyra

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from evflynn
Jun 13, 2022 7:54 pm


EQ: 3/7/2022
CNR: 4/29/2022
Received #PitDark like and invited to re-submit per tweet guidelines! : 5/20/2022
Full Request (!!): 6/13/2022

92k Adult Fantasy
from bethanykhudson
Jun 02, 2022 9:14 pm


Submitted through Books with Hooks 4/6/22
Submission chosen for segment 5/25/22
Full request 6/2/22

116k Historical with Southern Gothic elements
from BarbaraDrake
May 01, 2022 3:44 pm


EQ 5/1/22

memoir 88K
from sophiakate
Apr 22, 2022 11:57 am


Email query 4/22/22

84k adult fantasy
from pickfordm
Apr 13, 2022 12:34 pm


From her Twitter feed: https://twitter.com/ceciliaclyra/status/1477800517480943624?s=20&t=UovF4Pj8SWy_Ep7O3Fw6wQ
from tonya_c
Apr 11, 2022 9:40 am


Historical fiction - 93K words
EQ: 3/30/22
from lucidities
Mar 07, 2022 10:34 pm


Q'd E 2-28-22, upmarket/literary, 115K, 1st 10 msp dbl-spc!; 6 wks means no from agency
from Catsamoa79
Mar 04, 2022 10:55 am


EQ: 1/5/22
CNR: 3/4/22
from lckain
Jan 09, 2022 2:48 pm


EQ 1/6/22
Upmarket Psychological Domestic Suspense / Family Saga 97K
(This was after several revisions based on feedback from my new Developmental Editor, which resulted in a net expansion of >11k words, changing theme, query, and title of novel queried to her last May [to which I received no response])
from lckain
Jan 09, 2022 1:49 pm


Query 5/24/21 86K Adult Psychological Suspense
CNR (many months later!)
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 04, 2022 9:14 am


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from dzromani
Dec 22, 2021 3:56 pm


Form rejections after full request. I did see that she rejected a lot of fulls, but wish she could have given even a sentence or two of feedback.
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 12, 2021 12:24 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from amylululouise
Dec 07, 2021 4:22 pm


EQ - 12/07/21

WF 91k
from lwbooks
Sep 20, 2021 3:24 pm


EQ: 8/14
Full Request: 9/6
Form rejection: 9/20

Women's Fiction 98k

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