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Ms. Francesca Riccardi

Kate Nash Literary Agency

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General

Francesca Riccardi

Kate Nash Literary Agency

Oxford
Website:
katenashlit.co.uk/
Twitter (X):
@friccar_
Query Methods
Accepts queries via...
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Genres
This agent is seeking the following genres:

Fiction

Action/Adventure
Commercial
Contemporary
Crime/Police
Family Saga
Gothic
Historical
Horror
LGBTQ+
Mystery
Offbeat/Quirky
Speculative
Thrillers/Suspense
Upmarket

Non-Fiction

none
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Author Comments
Comments by authors about this agent.
heartisan
05/27/2024 08:15 AM
Very kind slightly personalized rejection after two days:

Thank you for your message. Having reviewed your query I'm afraid that [TITLE] isn't quite right for me at the moment. You are a great writer, but the breadth of the themes you explore makes your book skew a little too far on the literary side for my list, and I believe another agent would be better suited to work with you.

I appreciate you thinking of me and for giving me the chance to consider your work, and wish you every success with your search for an agent.
margaretjaneE
05/24/2024 09:04 AM
I submitted my query,(Commercial fiction. Family Saga) by email (as on website) rather than through query manager. I noticed that items before and after mine had received responses so I marked it no response. I guess it's a lesson to check the preferred way of sending items when querying. I did notice that other email queries seem to have received responses so a bit disappointed
zephyraspen
05/21/2024 06:07 PM
submitted May 19, rejection May 20 with the most beautiful, heartwarming feedback that sung my praises as a writer. Basically my manuscript is more NA than A & as she doesn't represent NA she has decided to pass after much deliberation, but said that when I do find a NA agent they "will snap [me] up as [I] am clearly very talented". Brought a tear to my eye, was truly a delightful paragraph of feedback. Strikes me as someone who would be a wonderful agent who truly cares about you and your work.
howlett365
05/18/2024 05:06 AM
Query submitted evening on 17/05/24 & rejection received the following morning.
jaxbees
05/16/2024 03:27 PM
Lovely rejection! You have a lovely, humorous voice... but as my tastes are naturally a little darker...
- really appreciate that FB :)
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Last Update:
04/20/2024 - Genres updated.
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