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Ms. Penelope Burns

Gelfman Schneider

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Penelope Burns

Gelfman Schneider

850 Seventh Avenue, Suite 903
New York, NY 10019
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This agent is seeking the following genres:


Literary Fiction
Middle Grade
Young Adult


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Penelope Burns
Kwame Ivery
Ashton Noone
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05/21/2023 06:42 PM
DVPit request 10/25/2021
Nudge 05/16/2023 (forgot about it was outstanding, nudged with offer to send her a new draft)

YA Sci-Fi Speculative 99.5k
04/25/2023 12:58 PM
Email Query: 2/14/22 (50pg Pitch Wars request)
Nudged: 3/8/23: Submission still under consideration.
Full Request: 4/25/23
10/07/2022 03:27 AM
Ghosted after a pitching contest (+ no reply to nudge) and it seems I'm not the only one :/
06/02/2022 06:50 PM
Late reply but I had the same experience after DvPit. No reply to nudges.
04/29/2022 09:32 PM
@HeckingColdOutside, same situation, got a DVpit like, queried a week later on Nov 5th, nudged at the beginning of Feb since the agency site says to only nudge her after 12 weeks, and have not heard anything. Also happened to a friend. From all these comments it seems like she only responds to nudges quickly if you nudge with an offer of rep...
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04/01/2019 - Closed to queries.
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