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Ms. Nancy Yost

Nancy Yost Literary Agency

350 Seventh Avenue, Suite 2003

New York, NY 10001



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Website: www.nyliterary.com

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from PaigeTurner
May 08, 2016 2:42 pm


Hi Patrick,

I tried again with two different email addresses and still the MAILER-DAEMON message came up for Nancy again both times. So I tried querying Natanya at her agency instead and it went through fine. I think it just might be a tech issue with Nancy's Inbox. I see below in this thread of comments others have had a similar issue with querying Nancy.
from Patrick (admin)
May 07, 2016 11:17 am


PaigeTurner, may have been a temporary glitch. Give it another try. Anyone else having trouble?
from PaigeTurner
May 06, 2016 1:45 pm


EQ: 5/5/2016
Email bounce back "undeliverable" MAILER DAEMON - 5/6/2016

I tried a couple of different times with a different email, but neither has been deliverable.
from Catsamoa79
Apr 16, 2016 10:54 am


EQ: 10/22/16
CNR: 4/16/16
from mtnwriter
Apr 15, 2016 11:53 am


She is no longer listed on Writers Market, so guessing she's no longer in business.
from fornickels
Mar 11, 2016 10:20 am


EQ: 3/11/16
Argh! didn't see the note about attaching until after already sent. I'm guessing this will be an automatic pass because I didn't follow the guidelines.
oh well.
67K Women's Fiction
from Catsamoa79
Jan 27, 2016 11:19 am


Has anyone tried to query her recently? I tried to resend a query I had sent last October and it was returned with a mail delivery failure notice.
from JAlexander
Oct 25, 2015 10:07 pm


Note: I had my e-mail bounce back from both my personal e-mail and gmail. Noted on the submissions page:
"As sample material is vital for all queries, feel free to send via attachment rather than pasting pages directly into the body of your email. Thank you for formatting your queries accordingly."

After attaching my 25 pg sample rather than pasting into the e-mail body, it went through.
from WhatAWriter
Sep 26, 2015 5:38 pm


I got three bounce backs on my queries using Yahoo mail. Mailer-Daemon said "550 The content of this message looked like spam. [BODY]"
Switched to Gmail and it went through. FYI, Yahoo users. May not have been Yahoo, but my email address which is a bit commercial.
from mrs504
Yesterday 2:23 pm


EQ: 12/18/14
ER: 7/28/15
Adult UF 99,000 words
from EMBmom
Jul 21, 2015 3:41 pm


EQ - 9/16/2014
ER - 7/21/2015 (form)
from Pjparadox
Jun 02, 2015 11:42 am


@robwest316. Doesn't sound very organized... It's better to have no agent than an agent who might lose your documents.
from Robwest316
Jun 02, 2015 11:25 am


Just for information for all of you, I did receive a rejection after submitting more than a year ago.
Here is how it went:
EQ- 2/2013
Received email saying they'd accidentally thrown it out. Could I send again?
Re-sent on 4/2013
ER-7/2014 (FORM)

More than a year later. It was kind of funny, but really I prefer that then no response. Good luck to all of you. I think she's pretty busy, so you'll have to be patient
from dreamcat
May 22, 2015 11:52 am


queried 48 days ago. No response.
from ARaven
May 18, 2015 2:21 pm


EQ: 09/09/14

Never heard back.

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