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Mr. Will Lippincott

Lippincott Massie McQuilkin

27 West 20th Street, Suite 305

New York, NY 10011



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Website: www.lmqlit.com/

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from PaigeTurner
Sep 29, 2016 12:19 pm


Patrick - FYI -- I just saw this today in the news:

Will Lippincott is leaving Lippincott Massie McQuilkin at the end of the year, writing that he is "eager to find new paths—in life, certainly, and in what I want to achieve professionally." He notes, "If there’s a through-line to my own narrative in publishing and media over twenty years it’s found in my love of great storytelling. This passion gives me purpose, and I’m ready to explore new ways of creating visibility for authors and causes." As of January 1, the agency will become Massie McQuilkin & Co.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 21, 2016 8:44 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.

from Patrick (admin)
Mar 10, 2016 11:41 am


Profile Update: New email address.

from tracker_of_agents
Sep 11, 2015 1:03 pm


EQ: 9/9/15 to Will

history / narrative nonfic
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 31, 2015 8:15 pm


Profile Update: New email address and genres.
from JCHFLA
Jan 08, 2014 11:10 am


From their website, new agent at this agency:
SHANNON O'NEILL (agent) graduated with honors from Dartmouth College and earned a Masters in Writing from Johns Hopkins. A native Washingtonian, Shannon still calls the capital home. One of her favorite haunts growing up was Politics and Prose, so it was little surprise when she found herself working as a bookseller and marketing manager for the landmark independent bookstore. She spent six years at The Sagalyn Agency as agent and editorial director working with leading thinkers, journalists, and bestselling writers. She is on the lookout for writing that informs, intrigues, or inspires: special interests include narrative nonfiction, popular science, current affairs, the history of ideas, and literary and upmarket fiction.
from goyo000
Apr 02, 2013 1:21 pm


EQ 04/1
ER 04/3

Personalized response, address to me by name. Quick and efficient.
from cawriter
Mar 28, 2011 12:09 pm


EQ 03/25/11 - Biography
ER 03/28/11 - Form letter, but it did say Dear MYFIRSTNAME, so that helps a little. If they only knew how we read each and every word they respond to us!
from pollster
Sep 23, 2010 10:43 am


Queried on the 22nd; nearly instant standard rejections.
from eallen99
Sep 18, 2008 12:00 am


Took about 3 weeks for form rejection from Rachel Vogel although I sent query to Lippincott
Thank you for your recent query regarding representation, which we have now had an opportunity to consider. Unfortunately, I don't think our agency is going to be the right fit for your manuscript.

Tastes and areas of specialization vary widely from agent to agent. If you haven't already done so, you may wish to consult a directory such as Literary Marketplace (www.literarymarketplace.com) for the names of agents whose interests are more compatible with your talents. We wish you the best of luck in finding representation.

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