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Ms. Tara Gilbert

Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency

New York, NY



Website: www.jdlit.com/

Blog: taragilbert.com

Twitter: Literary_Tara

AAR Member: No

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Online Form: Closed

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from emilykate
Dec 10, 2020 1:29 pm


Form Query: 10/04/20
Partial Request: 12/09/20

YA Fantasy 74k
from eiverson
Nov 25, 2020 5:19 pm


Form Q: 09/03 (part of #PitMad)
Form Reject: 11/11

Helpful rejection, though! She specified that she loved the voice and premise, but didn't fall in love with the world.

YA Fantasy 71K
from sunrae3
Nov 11, 2020 7:31 am


Form Query: 10/21/2020
Withdrawn: 11/10/2020 (Making Revisions)
MG Fantasy 50K
from reemkhaleel
Nov 11, 2020 5:35 am


EQ: 10/05
ER: 10/10

Adult/YA Crossover Romantic Comedy
from SaraCo
Nov 07, 2020 11:16 am


#WMPit request
FQ: 9/24/20
Withdrew to participate in Pitch Wars.
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 02, 2020 5:17 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from writingclouds
Oct 21, 2020 10:26 am


@BrittanyEvans Even with a partial, I'd recommend waiting at least 3 months before nudging unless the agency website states a specific time for partials/fulls
from BrittanyEvans
Oct 21, 2020 9:58 am


EQ: Sept 1
Liked my pitmad pitch on Sept 3 - tweeted @ her that I already queried her
Requested partial same day (Sept 3)

I haven't heard anything since (its now oct 21) I keep wondering if I should nudge or not?
from Kiarasa
Oct 19, 2020 12:41 pm


EQ: 10/11/20 (with referal)

67k MG F
from MarshmallowBard
Oct 09, 2020 8:29 pm


Form Query: 9-11-20
Rejected: 10-9-20
Graphic Novel (text only): 38K
Did not feel it was quite right for her list at the moment but was very encouraging and nice in her rejection.
from mhkidd
Sep 30, 2020 4:47 pm


@writingclouds, thank you and congrats!
from jennaqueries
Sep 30, 2020 4:40 pm


EQ: 9/30/2020 (sent with referral)
FR: 9/30/2020 (sent same day)

YA Fantasy 93k
from writingclouds
Sep 30, 2020 1:41 am


@mhkidd I did get a reply but I nudged with an offer of rep (it was a very nice step aside). I'd assume that I would have gotten a reply eventually anyway and that the second agent would have rejected me immediately after querying if it hadn't been allowed. (I generally always assumed that querying a second agent is fine as long as the website doesn't specifically state that it's not allowed.)
from mhkidd
Sep 29, 2020 5:30 pm


Does anyone know if Jennifer De Chiara has a policy about querying multiple agents within the agency (sequentially, after a rejection is received)? I don't see anything about it on their website. (Oops, I see this question was addressed below. @writingclouds, did you ever get a reply that would confirm it's ok?)
from Catsamoa79
Sep 18, 2020 10:56 am


nrubino710 - FR is full request; ER is for a rejection, even if a form is used, the agent emails you their response; CNR is "closed, no response"

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