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Ms. Merrilee Heifetz

Writers House

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Merrilee Heifetz

Writers House

21 West 26th Street
New York, NY 10010
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Postal Mail
This agent is seeking the following genres:


Middle Grade
Science Fiction
Young Adult


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Author Comments
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08/31/2023 04:12 PM
Be aware that Rebecca Eskildsen is her assistant, so that can create some awkwardness. I had already queried Rebecca and been rejected, so I probably wouldn't have queried Merrilee if I'd known Rebecca would be the one reading the query lol!
08/22/2023 01:07 AM
Sent in a query to this agent in April, which I then withdrew in May to do revisions on the manuscript. But received a form rejection on 14 August nonetheless.

Just a warning to not assume your withdrawals have been noted!

07/31/2023 07:37 PM
@kalip2812 - it’s on the Writers House website. I copied it for you…

“Please e-mail us a query letter, which includes your credentials, an explanation of what makes your book unique and special, and a synopsis, along with 10 pages in the body of the email. Some agents within our agency have different requirements. Please consult their individual Publisher's Marketplace (PM) profile for details.”

Good luck!

07/31/2023 07:26 PM
Where can I find this agents submission guidelines?
07/24/2023 10:00 AM
EQ: 5/6/2023
FR: 7/24/2023
Gaslamp fantasy, 121k

79 days.
Although somewhat awkward because Merrliee's assistant is also an agent on her own and she'd already rejected me on this project last year.

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