Ms. Maddy Belton

The Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency

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Maddy Belton

The Madeleine Milburn Literary Agency

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This agent is seeking the following genres:


Middle Grade
Science Fiction
Young Adult


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Jules Arbeaux
Lindsey Byrd
Katja Kaine
Rosie Talbot
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05/07/2024 01:10 PM
EQ: Jan 15, 2023 (YA fantasy)
Full: Jan 16, 2023
Nudge: May 1, 2023
Kind response: May 2, 2023

I just want to say that Maddy is SUPER nice and SUPER responsive! I was so nervous about nudging; I didn't want her to think I was being pushy. But she responded quickly to say she was backed up with subs and hadn't gotten to mine yet. I was so grateful. Definitely someone you would want to work with!!

UPDATE: 8/9/23 Still haven't heard back from Maddy about my MS that was submitted back in January.

UPDATE: 10/9/23 I nudged her again in September and didn't get a response. Not sure if my email got lost in the mix, but I just nudged her again today, so we'll see what happens. It's been so long and I've had tons of requests (and, of course, rejections) since January.

UPDATE: 10/16/23 Two sentence rejection that feels almost like a form. I can honestly say that few things have hurt as much during this querying process as the end to this little saga.

Forgot to update!

12/08/2024 Queried Maddy my new adult romantasy
Updated her on many full requests but never received a response.
4/16/2024 Informed her of offer of rep, no response so far
5/7/2024 No response, query withdrawn

05/01/2024 08:31 PM
Online Form Query: 5/1/24

63K MG Fantasy
04/23/2024 01:11 PM
Queried on online form April 23, 2024
Notified next day of ms request from another agent.
04/23/2024 08:19 AM
Query Form (QuestPit Like): 4/3/24
Nudged with notification of full: 4/23

119k Fantasy

04/14/2024 01:57 PM
Q - 4/14/24
Sci-fi 78K
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