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Ms. Jane Chun

Janklow & Nesbit Associates

New York, NY

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Twitter: janechunlit

AAR/AALA Member: No

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from JennaRE
Aug 11, 2022 1:32 pm

Email query 7/27/2022

50k fantasy
from Roanyoja
Aug 07, 2022 8:28 am

Queried July 17
Rejected July 26

90k YA Historical
from blackhand
Aug 06, 2022 11:34 pm

Email Query: 5.31.22
Form Rejection: 6.10.22

YA Historical, 91k
from agunn87
Aug 06, 2022 8:42 am

Sub'd 7/31/22
Personalized Rejection: 8/4/22

85k Adult Horror Thriller (LGTBQ+)

Submitted this manuscript following Ms. Chun's prior interest in a different horror MS during May 22's PitDark. After several kind exchanges related to the PitDark manuscript, Ms. Chun politely declined.

Submitted new manuscript July 31, 2022. Received response that Ms. Chun does not represent stories that feature police protagonists. Was told Ms. Chun would not consider any future queries from me.
from TooMuchCoffeeMan
Aug 05, 2022 10:16 am

Form rejection @ 21 days.
from godisjealous
Aug 05, 2022 10:03 am

Query: 7/16/22
Pass: 8/5/22
Alt history 70k

"I don’t feel I connected enough with the story to be the right agent for the project."
from fishpoem
Aug 04, 2022 4:22 pm

Search on the agency site FAILS. She's an "assistant" to an agent, so can't tell what she's looking for w/o knowing which agent.
from nomsequitur
Jul 31, 2022 6:28 pm

#APIpit query: 5/5/22
Very enthusiastic full request: 5/5/22, sent same day
Very kind, long, personalized rejection: 5/24/22 "Unfortunately, I’m sorry to say that I didn’t connect enough with the story to believe I’m the right agent for it. [...] I admit that I got lost with the world building once <plot point>, and I had trouble knowing who <MC> was as a person beyond her job and empathy [...]. As someone living in the world we live in, I understood and I would hope that other readers would too; however, from an in-story POV, I wanted to know what made <MC> care when almost no one else does."
from Catsamoa79
Jul 27, 2022 11:19 am

EQ: 7/15/22
ER: 7/27/22
Form letter
from krishnadpatel
Jul 26, 2022 9:44 pm

Queried 6/20/22 w 115k adult fantasy
Form rejection 7/26/22
from LightofBeauty
Jul 22, 2022 2:52 pm

EQ: 7/20/22
ER: 7/22/22

Form rejection

LGBT Literary Fiction

Thank you for sending ____. While I appreciate the opportunity to consider your work, unfortunately, I don’t feel I connected enough with the writing to be the right agent for the project. I know this is disappointing news to receive; however, please keep in mind that this business often comes down to personal taste, and another agent may feel differently and devote themselves to championing your work in the way it deserves.

I wish you the best of luck in finding the right representation.

Best regards,

Jane Chun
from VeronicaMars
Jul 22, 2022 11:39 am

07/21/2022 Queried
07/22/2022 Rejection
from jchsyu
Jul 18, 2022 5:25 pm

EQ: 06/09/22
Partial Request: 07/18/22 (submitted same day)

epic fantasy, 101K
from mlmarr312
Jul 17, 2022 11:15 am

She has a MWSL and her twitter says you can query her
from stevegouldfan1
Jul 17, 2022 1:21 am

MS. Chun is an agency assistant. She is not working full-time to take on new clients and it might be premature to have her listed as an agent.

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