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Kensington Publishing

New York, NY 10018



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Website: www.kensingtonbooks.com

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E-Mail: Yes

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from jessica
Oct 04, 2018 5:55 pm


Sent query to Wendy McCurdy
She replied within a couple of weeks with a request for the full manuscript.
Sent the next day.
That was a year ago, and I have heard nothing.
She ignored a polite follow-up at the six-month mark.
Total silence for a full year.
Another publishing "professional" with zero respect for authors and the time and effort we invest in our work.
Even most literary agents acknowledge that although agents and editors don't owe a response to a query, they DO owe authors the courtesy of a reply when a full manuscript is requested.
How hard is it to send an e-mail?
Very disappointing.
Note to editors and agents: like you, writers work very hard. Please treat us with the same courtesy that you rightfully expect from us.
from KellyFriedman2013
Oct 02, 2018 3:33 pm


EQ: 5/29/18 - Wendy McCurdy
7/11/18 - Withdrew due to substantial revisions
EQ: 9/13/18 - Wendy McCurdy
10/2/18 - Withdrew due to accepting contract elsewhere.

Paranormal Romance 53k
**68K After substantial edits
from VickilynnBrunskill
Jul 26, 2018 1:28 pm


EQ- Esi Sogah 7/26
ER- Thank you for your query. Unfortunately, I am closed to submissions for the summer. If your project is still available in the fall, please do re-submit in September. Thank you for your understanding!

from deteringl
Jul 22, 2018 5:10 pm


not currently accepting YA submissions 07/22/2018
from susanbays
Jul 21, 2018 8:52 pm


Queried Denise Silvestro of Citadel.
NF History

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