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Ms. Beverley Slopen

Beverley Slopen Literary Agency

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Beverley Slopen

Beverley Slopen Literary Agency

131 Bloor St. W., Suite 711
Toronto, ON M5S 1S3
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General Fiction


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Known Clients (current & past)
Andrew Allentuck
Henry T. Aubin
Dave Bagby
John Ballem
Lita-Rose Betcherman
Tim Brook
Bonnie Buxton
Pat Capponi
Ann Charney
Ron Dembo
Linda Silver Dranoff
Modris Eksteins
Howard Engel
Robert Fulford
Philip Deane Gigantes
Joanna Goodman
Don Gutteridge
Rob Harasymchuk
David Healy
Blanche Howard
Basil Johnston
Martin Knelman
Jack Kuper
Will Kymlicka
Elliott Leyton
Angela Mailis
Leon Major
Michael Marrus
Adam Mayers
Rona Maynard
Ken McGoogan
David McMahon
John Miller
Donna Morrissey
Marina Nemat
James W. Nichol
David Penhale
David Posen
Bruce Allen Powe
David Pratt
Nick Pron
Pamela Richardson
Jeffrey S. Rosenthal
Edward Shorter
Philip Slayton
Joey Slinger
Daniel Stoffman
Jaron Summers
Mike Tanner
Morley Torgov
Harold Troper
Morton Weinfeld
William Weintraub
Jennifer Welsh
Margaret Wente
Richard Worzel
Frank Wydra
Maurice Yacowar
Beryl Young
Author Comments
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03/06/2023 03:01 PM
Ouery: 02/22/23
80K historical
03/21/2022 12:04 PM
Received this response less than an hour after querying:
“ Thank you—but I must step aside…I am swamped and not taking on new
03/12/2022 09:56 AM
Query: 3/7/22
Rejection: 3/7/22
NF Narrative 52k
Kind rejection.
11/29/2021 10:42 AM
EQ: 11/29/21
Historical mystery 104K
04/20/2021 09:51 AM
Query and first 10 pages, sent 1/31/21, true crime/me too memoir
01/10/2021 12:49 PM
Email query blocked.
07/31/2020 10:13 AM
I tried sending a query to the email address provided, but it bounced back. Is this agency still around?
06/27/2020 10:36 AM
EQ: 4/29/20
CNR: 6/27/20
06/26/2020 11:27 AM
50 days later A nudge. Email returned saying publishing industry is tough and cannot have new writers at this time.
07/21/2019 01:12 PM
EQ 6/14/19 (Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 7/17/19 (Passed via nudge--Beverly passed, said they're not taking on new clients. But Michael Chan said he considered it before he passed since they're overwhelmed with submissions. He told me not to give up.)
06/13/2019 06:06 PM
Though my full manuscript was rejected, my experience with Ms. Slopen was of the highest degree of professionalism possible. Speedy, polite and clear. Very positive.
05/25/2019 01:06 PM
EQ 3/6/19 (Requery Chain Reaction)
ER 5/21/19 (Passed--can't offer rep)
03/28/2019 03:08 PM
I submitted query and got personal message of rejection five days later.
02/16/2019 06:40 AM
EQ 8/15/18 (Chain Reaction)
CNR 11/15/18 (No word from nudges)

EQ 12/5/18 (Venom)
ER 2/15/19 (Passed via nudge--not for her)
10/18/2018 02:20 PM
EQ: 18 October 2018

Historical Fiction
09/19/2018 04:39 PM
EQ: 9/19/2018

Literary/Historical fiction
06/26/2018 05:47 PM
EQ 06/21
ER 06/21 (one hour later - and personalized, too)

Upmarket commercial, 89K words
06/01/2017 11:01 AM
Queried with referral, FR after four days. But did say she is swamped and could be several months to hear back.

Commercial Fiction, 71K
07/22/2016 03:34 PM
They state on their web page that they don't accept many new authors. This is probably a reach.
03/05/2016 05:33 PM
EQ: 3/5
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