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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
Author Comments
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05/18/2024 10:20 PM
Requested partial 6/23
1/24 asked for full

Last nudge 5/10/24…no reply.
04/19/2024 08:23 AM
Queried 1/8/24 (DVPit Like)
CNR: 4/19/24

130k Adult Fantasy

01/25/2024 06:10 PM
As I'm reading the comments, this agent ghosts you for as long as one year or even no reply at all for 2 years. They only reply if you nudge them.

I will not pursue to query this agent or any of my future projects. It saves us both time.
12/20/2023 01:31 PM
Email Query: 2/14/22 (50pg Pitch Wars request)
Nudged: 3/8/23: Submission still under consideration.
Full Request: 4/25/23
Closed/No Response: 12/20/23

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
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04/01/2019 - Closed to queries.
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