Jessica Alvarez
@AgentJessicaA
Literary Agent
Senior literary agent and Foreign Rights Manager, @BookEndsLit . Former editor. Looking for adult fiction and nonfiction. She/her
48 MSWL
135 AskAgent
10 Tips

As of right now, I’ve answered all queries, and have a dozen or so July and August submissions waiting to be read. I’m excited about them and hopeful there will be more new clients in there! 5/5

Jessica Alvarez
@AgentJessicaA
Literary Agent
Senior literary agent and Foreign Rights Manager, @BookEndsLit . Former editor. Looking for adult fiction and nonfiction. She/her
48 MSWL
135 AskAgent
10 Tips

I don’t know my total number of submissions from last year, but I took on 9 new clients last year (again, not a typical year), so I imagine my stats were pretty similar then. 4/?

Jessica Alvarez
@AgentJessicaA
Literary Agent
Senior literary agent and Foreign Rights Manager, @BookEndsLit . Former editor. Looking for adult fiction and nonfiction. She/her
48 MSWL
135 AskAgent
10 Tips

This year, I’ve received about 1650 #queries. Of those, I requested 120, or 7.3% I signed 10, which is 8.3% of requested material, but only .6% of the total # of queries. I offered on a few more than I signed, so the offering percentage is actually slightly higher. 3/?

Jessica Alvarez
@AgentJessicaA
Literary Agent
Senior literary agent and Foreign Rights Manager, @BookEndsLit . Former editor. Looking for adult fiction and nonfiction. She/her
48 MSWL
135 AskAgent
10 Tips

Now, bear in mind, 10 new clients is a lot. Most years, I take on maybe 4-5 new clients. But a big part of my focus this year is growing my #nonfiction list and that’s reflected in these numbers. 8 of the 10 I signed write nonfiction. The other 2 write romance. 2/?

Jessica Alvarez
@AgentJessicaA
Literary Agent
Senior literary agent and Foreign Rights Manager, @BookEndsLit . Former editor. Looking for adult fiction and nonfiction. She/her
48 MSWL
135 AskAgent
10 Tips

Last night I signed my 10th new client of the year, and I want to take this opportunity to do a thread on #submissions and #querystats. Get ready to do some math with me. 1/?

Naomi Davis
@NaomisLitPix
Literary Agent
Eternally optimistic Literary Agent at @Bookendslit Genderqueer 🏳️‍🌈 ND; I laugh & love relentlessly. Repped by the phenomenal @4triciaskinner
208 MSWL
214 AskAgent
183 Tips
Naomi Davis
@NaomisLitPix
Literary Agent
Eternally optimistic Literary Agent at @Bookendslit Genderqueer 🏳️‍🌈 ND; I laugh & love relentlessly. Repped by the phenomenal @4triciaskinner
208 MSWL
214 AskAgent
183 Tips

My SFF #querystats since joining Bookends in February 2018 (corrected):

I have received 1270 SFF queries in adult, YA, and MG.

Of those, I requested pages for 109 of them.

Of those, I have signed 4.

Tracy Marchini
@TracyMarchini
Literary Agent
Senior Literary Agent at @BookEndsLit Jr. | Author CHICKEN WANTS A NAP & PRINCESSES CAN FIX IT! | she/her 🖤🤍💜 demi | Join the Quacktory! bit.ly/1DfU0Wk
147 MSWL
144 AskAgent
13 Tips

In the past 365 days, I've received 1,380 picture book queries alone. #querystats

Natascha Morris
@SoCalledYALife
Literary Agent
Senior Lit Agent at Tobias Literary Agency, kidlit all the way. QueryManager: QueryManager.com/natascha bookshop.org/lists/teamnat
888 MSWL
31 AskAgent
194 Queries
46 Tips

#querystats I have 5 queries and 2 requested manuscripts. Oldest query is from August 3rd.

Natascha Morris
@SoCalledYALife
Literary Agent
Senior Lit Agent at Tobias Literary Agency, kidlit all the way. QueryManager: QueryManager.com/natascha bookshop.org/lists/teamnat
888 MSWL
31 AskAgent
194 Queries
46 Tips
Carly Watters
@carlywatters
Literary Agent
SVP & Senior Lit Agent @PSLiterary MA in Publishing Studies @CityUniLondon Co-host of @TSNOTYAW VP of Professional Assoc. of Canadian Literary Agents
153 MSWL
229 AskAgent
334 Tips

A newsworthy announcement: I am caught up on queries. Yes, you heard that right. Fully caught up. Requests to go out shortly. I take your submissions very seriously & read every single one that's addressed to me (yes, even those addressed to Carley Walters 😏). #querystats

Natascha Morris
@SoCalledYALife
Literary Agent
Senior Lit Agent at Tobias Literary Agency, kidlit all the way. QueryManager: QueryManager.com/natascha bookshop.org/lists/teamnat
888 MSWL
31 AskAgent
194 Queries
46 Tips

#querystats after a morning of query reading.

I am hungry to find new novels so SEND ME THE BOOKS. 😎

Kim Lionetti
@BookEndsKim
Literary Agent
Literary agent of adult and young adult fiction. Autism mom. British period drama addict. Gosling aficionado. Penn State alum. She/her.
70 MSWL
66 AskAgent
27 Tips

Out of most recent requests: 2 YA contemporary, 2 women's fiction, 1 suspense out of about 20 queries total, which is a higher rate of "yes" than usual for me! #querystats #keepemcoming #positivemondayvibes

Kim Lionetti
@BookEndsKim
Literary Agent
Literary agent of adult and young adult fiction. Autism mom. British period drama addict. Gosling aficionado. Penn State alum. She/her.
70 MSWL
66 AskAgent
27 Tips

#querystats I'm currently caught up on queries and have responded to all requested materials sent before June 1st. #amagenting

Natascha Morris
@SoCalledYALife
Literary Agent
Senior Lit Agent at Tobias Literary Agency, kidlit all the way. QueryManager: QueryManager.com/natascha bookshop.org/lists/teamnat
888 MSWL
31 AskAgent
194 Queries
46 Tips

#querystats We have reached 0. All queries have been responded to you. If you have not received a response, check spam filter or junk email and if you still don't have one, let me know.

Natascha Morris
@SoCalledYALife
Literary Agent
Senior Lit Agent at Tobias Literary Agency, kidlit all the way. QueryManager: QueryManager.com/natascha bookshop.org/lists/teamnat
888 MSWL
31 AskAgent
194 Queries
46 Tips
Sara Megibow
@SaraMegibow
Literary Agent
she/her Literary Agent at KT Literary. Reading, parenting, table top gaming, baking challah, hiking and wine tasting. Always LGBTQIA+ friendly!
17 MSWL
13 AskAgent
298 Queries
525 Tips

In my inbox I'm seeing a lot of queries for superheroes and noir. That's not good or bad one way or the other = I'm just making an observation.

#QueryStats
#agenting

Natascha Morris
@SoCalledYALife
Literary Agent
Senior Lit Agent at Tobias Literary Agency, kidlit all the way. QueryManager: QueryManager.com/natascha bookshop.org/lists/teamnat
888 MSWL
31 AskAgent
194 Queries
46 Tips

#querystats 47 queries and 10 fulls. The oldest query is from April 26th.

Natascha Morris
@SoCalledYALife
Literary Agent
Senior Lit Agent at Tobias Literary Agency, kidlit all the way. QueryManager: QueryManager.com/natascha bookshop.org/lists/teamnat
888 MSWL
31 AskAgent
194 Queries
46 Tips

#querystats 41 queries, and 13 requested fulls. Time of lunch and then we push to the end.

Kim Lionetti
@BookEndsKim
Literary Agent
Literary agent of adult and young adult fiction. Autism mom. British period drama addict. Gosling aficionado. Penn State alum. She/her.
70 MSWL
66 AskAgent
27 Tips

#querystats 28 queries read: 8 YA, 7 WF, 5 Suspense, 5 Romance, 3 Get Fiction. 5 requested: 2 Gen Fiction, 2 WF, 1 YA. (2 of them intrigued me w/ titles first) #amagenting