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Ms. Amy Berkower

Writers House

21 West 26th Street

New York, NY 10010



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Website: www.writershouse.com/

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from orangrila
Yesterday 3:03 pm


EQ: 7 April
PR: 8 April
ER: 5 May: Very kind, personal note from Genevieve. Good luck to others querying!

MG Fantasy
from orangrila
Apr 29, 2016 1:13 pm


Hi michelle504: no I haven't .Congrats on your request too, and much luck!
from mrs504
Apr 29, 2016 12:47 pm


orangrila: Congrats on the partial request. Have you heard back on it yet?
from Jennifer13
Apr 13, 2016 7:06 pm


EQ: 4/4/16
FR: 4/13/16 from editorial assistant Genevieve

99K commercial fiction with Jane Austen themes
from mrs504
Mar 31, 2016 3:41 pm


EQ 3/29/16
PR 03/30/16

from maugjacq
Mar 16, 2016 4:16 pm


I submitted by snail mail a carefully crafted and researched query specifically and obviously designed for her. I also included photos and mss. pages. I went to all this trouble in part because she has said several times recently that she is seeking new clients.
All I received in return for all my labor was a form letter, not even signed or initialed. COLD.
from TheWrite1
Mar 15, 2016 7:33 pm


EQ Feb 22
PR Feb 23
R Feb 25.
Wanted an exclusive. Couldn't grant it but at least they're fast.
from Mander_Pander
Feb 18, 2016 10:18 am


EQ: 12/9
PR from Genevieve (7 minutes later!): 12/9
1/6 E-mailed her saying I had changed something. Invited me to submit new version same day.
1/31 Nudge
2/1 Genevieve apologized for the delay and says she'll get to me within the week.
2/18 Rejection :(

YA sci-fi
from beth222
Feb 04, 2016 5:39 pm


EQ: 2/2
PR: 2/2 from Genevieve (editorial assistant)
ER: 2/3 complementary, personalized rejection

Literary Fiction
from LMSchune
Jan 29, 2016 1:24 pm


EQ: 1/14/16 (query only)
PR: 1/25/16
Reject: fast from Genevieve 1/29/16
Adult contemporary romance 93k
from shannonnora
Jan 11, 2016 4:02 pm


10/30 EQ (just a query, no pages or synopsis)
11/4 PR from Genevieve
11/8 personalized, complimentary rejection
from orangrila
Nov 02, 2015 4:28 pm


Did anyone send sample pages with their query, or is it just query plus synopsis? I can't find submission requirements for this agent, other than what's on the Writers' House site. Thanks!
from JAlexander
Oct 30, 2015 3:33 pm


EQ: 10/26
ER: 10/30

YA Paranormal - 65K
from Wordwacker
Aug 04, 2015 3:44 pm


EQ: July 21
PR: July 22
MG Fantasy/Adventure
from hlabay
Jul 31, 2015 12:14 pm


EQ: 7/24/15
ER: 7/31/15

Form letter from her assistant Genevieve.

MG Fantasy

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