Matt McGowan of Frances Goldin Literary Agency


I’ve made revisions to a novel that change it in significant ways, including a name change. Is it bad form to submit it to some agents who asked for the manuscript before but passed on it?

Jim from Salt Lake City, UT
Matt McGowan
Frances Goldin Literary Agency, Inc.
214 West 29th Street
Suite 410
New York, NY 10001

I think you can query agents with the same book if you feel it’s been significantly improved. You should be up front, however, with the fact that they have previously seen a version of it.

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