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Ms. Molly Ker Hawn

The Bent Agency

London



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Website: thebentagency.com

Twitter: mollykh

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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"I live in London and I work with authors and publishers both in the U.K. and the U.S."

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from Bluerobot
Sep 10, 2021 4:51 pm


YA SPF 99k words
EQ: 9/4
FR: 9/9
5 day form rejection
from karenmccoybooks
Sep 08, 2021 5:29 pm


EQ: 8/28 Upper MG contemporary fantasy
FR: 9/8
from ELarkinWilkin
Aug 09, 2021 11:04 am


EQ: 8/4
ER: 8/9
YA Science Fantasy
I appreciate the speedy response. Form rejection, but nice: "Thank you so much for writing me about your manuscript. I’m stepping aside, but please do feel free to query one of my TBA colleagues if you like. I do appreciate that you thought of me and wish you the very best luck finding the ideal agent for your work.

All best,
Molly"
from writerinthedark
Aug 02, 2021 10:59 am


EQ: 8/1
ER: 8/2

YA Dark Fantasy
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 31, 2021 7:33 pm


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from yvesdon
Mar 07, 2021 5:42 pm


EQ: 17/01/2021
FR: 27/01/2021
Kind rejection: 07/03/2021

All of my communications with Molly have been lovely and her feedback on my manuscript was really helpful. I’d absolutely recommend querying her!
from jennadevillier
Mar 04, 2021 10:40 am


Now represents Angie Thomas (https://twitter.com/angiecthomas/status/1367513498281005056?s=20)
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 02, 2021 4:15 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from sara_gilbert_writes
Mar 02, 2021 3:46 pm


EQ: 2/28/21
ER: 3/2/21

"Thank you so much for writing me about your manuscript. I’m stepping aside, but please do feel free to query one of my TBA colleagues if you like. I do appreciate that you thought of me and wish you the very best luck finding the ideal agent for your work."

Upmarket YA 50k
from chiara1900
Feb 12, 2021 9:18 am


EQ: 2/11/21
ER: 2/12/21

Upper YA fantasy 116k
from Wandanut
Feb 09, 2021 10:32 am


EQ: 1/29/21
Form rejection: 2/09/21

Appreciate the promptness!
from JSZ0819
Jan 21, 2021 5:09 pm


EQ: 1/18/21
FR: 1/21/22 (Query passed to Jenny Bent who made the request)

YA Horror
from writinginfragments
Jan 15, 2021 11:26 am


EQ 1/14/21
ER 1/15/21

Very quick turnaround. Can't tell if she sent a form, but very sweet rejection regardless.

YA Queer Suspense 88k
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 14, 2021 1:34 am


Profile Update: Open to queries. Genres updated.
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 21, 2020 4:54 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

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