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Ms. Anne McDermid

Anne McDermid and Associates

64 Bloem Ave.

Toronto, ON M5E 1S1

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from Patrick (admin)
Nov 13, 2017 8:48 am

Profile Update: This agency is merging with the Cooke Agency to form Cooke McDermid. Profile will be updated as details become known.
from KristenH
Aug 03, 2017 3:56 pm

EQ 5/17/17 (Venom)
CNR 8/2/17 (No word from nudge.) Will try her with CR this fall.
from danenbarger
Mar 29, 2017 1:36 pm

I sent this to Martha Webb
from sirenavs
Apr 02, 2016 1:12 pm

EQ: 01/21/2016
CNR: 04/02/2016
from grady38
Oct 14, 2015 8:14 pm

EQ: 10/14/15 Historical fiction
from diggergate
Jan 10, 2015 1:34 am

EQ: 11/13/14
CNR: 01/10/15

SF/Fantasy crossover
from glharlow
Jul 15, 2014 1:08 pm

Not in Jeff Herman's
from April_Murphy
Mar 28, 2014 9:33 am

Phyllo, Thanks I will give it a few more week and then close it out.
from phyllo
Mar 26, 2014 12:32 pm

Hi April,

In terms of getting a reply to your query, my understanding from previous queries and just looking at their track record on Data Explorer is that this agency is a non-responder unless they want to see more of your MS.

So you'll see a lot of "CNRs" (closed-no response). Plus they've got one of the worst request rates. Meaning, I wouldn't expect any answers from them.

Please let us know, however, if they do give a response.
from April_Murphy
Mar 26, 2014 6:44 am

I sent a query on feb 9th/14 with a follow up March 26th/14 as i've noticed that even if it is a rejection they still send at least a form letter back. So fingers crossed I will here something from them soon.
from Becca800
Dec 15, 2011 10:41 am

EQ 11/30
ER 12/15

YA Scifi
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 25, 2011 11:52 am

Profile Update: New postal address.
from SonnyLong
Jul 19, 2011 9:37 pm

Ozzy: Preditors & Editors, a site I use religiously to doublecheck agencies and agents, shows no red flags for them. It also indicates they have confirmed sales and is a recommended agency. Good luck!
from redtunafish
Jul 14, 2010 9:40 pm

Like CorinneDuyvis, I submitted directly to Monica Pacheco, as directed by the agency blog post "what we are looking for in 2010" (

EQ: 7/14
ER: 8/11
from CorinneDuyvis
Jun 05, 2010 3:17 pm

I just queried Monica Pacheco, one of her agents, who is interested in genre fiction among other things. (See also this page:

Is she eligible for an agent profile of her own or should I enter my data here?

ETA: just in case anyone else is checking this, I got a full request two days later. The query was sent to Monica's personal address, as indicated in the blog post.

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