Ms. Amy Berkower

Writers House

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Amy Berkower

Writers House

21 West 26th Street
New York, NY 10010
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Query Methods
Accepts queries via...
Postal Mail
This agent is seeking the following genres:


Chick Lit
Middle Grade
Women's Fiction
Young Adult


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Known Clients (current & past)
Dave Barry
Amy Efaw
Ken Follett
Holly Goldberg Sloan
Erica Jong
Chris Lynch
Karen Marie Moning
Ridley Pearson
Dav Pilkey
Nora Roberts
Author Comments
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06/07/2023 07:29 PM
Query 6/3/23

86k Upmarket Book Club
04/30/2023 02:03 PM
EQ Apr 27/23
Upmarket Women’s Fiction
04/24/2023 01:59 PM
EQ: 4 Apr 2023
Commercial Women's Historical Fiction 99k
Form rejection: 24 Apr 2023
04/13/2023 02:53 AM
89k contemporary romance
3/6 - email query
3/30 - 100-page partial request (upgraded to a full immediately because I coincidentally got my first offer like an hour before the partial request)
4/5 - Genevieve sent the nicest, most tearjerking email ever about how much she loved my book and was "so hopeful" they could find a place for it at WH. She asked if I would be open to other agents at WH considering if it wasn't a fit for Amy. I obviously said yes!
4/11 - amazing email from senior agent Hannah Mann who wanted to set up a call
4/12 - Offer from Hannah!

I *highly* recommend querying Amy. Genevieve is seriously lovely and so, so kind over email. It doesn't really sound like Amy is adding a lot of people to her list, but from reading other comments, it sounds like Genevieve is very willing to pass manuscripts on and get people offers if they're a fit for the overall agency.
03/30/2023 12:26 PM
EQ 02/28
Full request 03/28

Upmarket 99k
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