Joyce Sweeney

The Seymour Agency

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Joyce Sweeney

The Seymour Agency

FL
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Website:
www.theseymouragency.com/
Twitter (X):
@joycegrackle
AALA Member:
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Query Methods
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E-Mail
Closed to Unsolicited Queries
Genres
This agent is seeking the following genres:

Fiction

LGBTQ+
Middle Grade
Picture Book

Non-Fiction

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Author Comments
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davidngo1562
06/03/2024 12:22 AM
Her agency says she's open to queries.
https://www.theseymouragency.com/copy-of-about-us
SteveDevlin
01/02/2024 08:49 PM
Queried: 1/2/2024
Children's Chapter Book, 15k words
amsters
03/15/2023 11:42 PM
Queried: 3/14/2023
Personalized email reply: 3/15/2023
Nonfiction picture book (1000 words)

Appreciate the quick response and the feedback!
tdarnell
02/25/2023 01:20 PM
Joyce first reached out in February 2021 asking for a full after my query. I followed up a few times throughout the year to see how it was going and was met with warm, encouraging responses. In October 2022, they asked me for a few changes to my manuscript(commonly called a Revise and Resubmit). I agreed and began to revise with them in mind. In December of that same year, I submitted them to Joyce. They got back to me on Valentine's Day 2023 to schedule a virtual meeting for the following Monday. On Feb 20, 2023, an offer was made. I accepted, after some time to consider, the next Friday. I highly recommend submitting to them if queries are open. It was nerve-wracking but so helpful to know a kind person was on the other end, whether it lead to an offer or not.
beege25
10/10/2022 09:43 AM
Queried on 10/8 and got a form rejection 10/10. Very much appreciate the swiftness of her response!
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Last Update:
05/04/2022 - Closed to queries.
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