Ms. Ellen Goff

HG Literary

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Ellen Goff

HG Literary

37 West 28th St, 8th floor
New York, NY 10001
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Graphic Novel
  • Picture Book, Author/Illustrator
Young Adult


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Author Comments
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05/31/2024 03:39 PM
3/17/24 - initial query sent, received out-of-office message
4/26/24 - decided to politely nudge based on previous query response times and out-of-office message
5/1/24 - full request
5/31/24 - what appears to be a form rejection, with typos, which was a bit baffling

98k YA fantasy

04/25/2024 10:25 PM
12/21/2022 Query sent by email
12/10/2023 Polite nudge
12/11/2023 Kind rejection; enjoyed the concept but felt the world-building wasn't unique enough to attract editor attention. (I've gotten this before from other agents.)

queer YA Fantasy/Romantasy

In short: If you've been waiting a long time, just send a nice little note, and it looks like she will get back to you.

04/19/2024 10:15 AM
04/12/2024 09:46 AM
EQ 4/4/24
ER with personal note 4/12/24 (Very nice, encouraging, saying she wasn't the best fit for a sports-related story)

MG contemp.

03/28/2024 08:37 AM
EQ: 3/26
Personalized, kind rejection: 3/28
71k YA
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