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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/AALA Member: No

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Online Form: Closed

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from Patrick (admin)
Jan 17, 2022 7:35 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from HeidiANickerson
Jan 15, 2022 11:12 am


Queried on 12/10/21—as of 1/15/22, still no response, but her Twitter did claim that she just closed to queries to catch up, so maybe I'll hear something soon.
from wlsgrace
Jan 15, 2022 8:50 am


@roswordsman I’m not sure if this helps, but she mentioned on Twitter that she’s closing to queries right away because she needs to catch up on her inbox. It wouldn’t hurt to politely nudge! Best of luck!
from roswordsman
Jan 15, 2022 2:13 am


sent query on 10/28 after a request from a twitter pitch event in october. Still no response. I haven't seen anything that says she only follows up if interested; is her response time generally this long? debating following up or just assuming uninterested.
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 14, 2022 6:44 pm


Profile Update: Genres updated.

Thanks c_rush. That was definitely a mistake on my end. It was supposed to be 'women's fiction, not 'western'.
from c_rush
Jan 14, 2022 5:35 pm


Hey, Patrick! I think this one might need a genre update. Her profile on her agency's website specifically says "no westerns" and this genre is not available as a choice from the dropdown menu in her query submission form.

Link for reference: https://www.jdlit.com/tara-gilbert
from Billrobbins
Dec 08, 2021 9:46 am


withdrew to resubmit;
from Jettie
Dec 07, 2021 7:39 am


FQ: 10/18/21
Rejection: 12/7/21

110,000 Adult Contemporary Fantasy. The beginning didn't pull her in.
from jillianamena
Nov 27, 2021 11:23 am


FQ: 10/21/2021
Rejection: 11/27/2021
104,000 YA fantasy

She says it's not a fit for her list but my manuscript literally has all the things she looks for in a book...
from KJWright97
Nov 21, 2021 9:33 am


FQ: 10/18
Form Rejection: 11/21
60k YA Fantasy
from hottiesoftie
Oct 29, 2021 5:34 pm


Partial (3 chapters) request: #DVPit
FQ: 10/27/2021
52K Adult LGBTQ Multicultural Romance
from uberscribbler
Oct 29, 2021 11:55 am


FQ: 10/18/2021
FR: 10/29/2021
108k Adult fantasy
from evflynn
Oct 29, 2021 12:21 am


FQ: 10/18/2021
FRej: 10/29/2021

92k Adult Fantasy
from kathleenakat
Oct 28, 2021 8:09 am


FQ: 10/18/21
FR: 10/28/21
Adult LGBT Romance 80k
from erinmainord
Oct 20, 2021 5:38 pm


FQ: 10/20/21
Adult Fantasy Romance 76k

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