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Ms. Barbara Poelle

Irene Goodman Literary Agency

27 W. 24 Street, Suite 700B

New York, NY 10010



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Website: www.irenegoodman.com

Twitter: Bpoelle

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Risa97
Sep 14, 2018 8:05 am


EQ - 9/13/18

YA 110K
from TheWrite1
Sep 13, 2018 3:58 pm


Trish, when did you send your query?
from TrishFeehan
Sep 13, 2018 2:58 pm


Ms. Poelle is the kindest agent! We had some back-and-forth emails a few years ago, and I was taken then by her personal touch. Today, I received a personal rejection with a recommendation to try another great agent (already on my shortlist) and use her name as a referral :) Very much appreciated.
from KristenH
Aug 27, 2018 4:08 pm


EQ 5/11/18 (Requery Chain Reaction)
CNR 8/22/18 (No word from nudges)
from jldelozier
Jul 31, 2018 1:00 pm


Pitched at Thrillerfest. Full request
Personalized rejection.
from qreamsicle
Jan 09, 2018 8:05 pm


EQ 1/8/18

YA contemporary
from paddler
Jan 01, 2018 8:45 pm


EQ 1/1/18

99k thriller
from KristenH
Oct 26, 2017 3:58 pm


Eq 7/31/17 (Requery Venom)
CNR 10/26/17 (No word from nudge.)
from detroit70
Sep 18, 2017 9:26 pm


EQ: 8/24
She gave me a referral to another agent: 9/18

She said she loved it (ah!) but couldn't rep right now so she referred me to another agent, told me to use her name -- so very very kind & enthusiastic, I love her!
from eebnhab
Aug 04, 2017 10:57 pm


EQ: 7/5/17
Espionage/Thriller 72K
CNR: 8/4/17
from kalip2812
Jun 19, 2017 7:06 pm


EQ: 5/02
from boognb
Apr 06, 2017 8:44 am


@chinadoll,
it's Poe-Elle, like Noel (my friend is repped by her--I've asked that myself :) )
from chinadoll
Apr 05, 2017 3:56 pm


Does anyone know how to properly pronounce Barbara Poelle's last name? While researching her, I heard two different pronunciations by different people who don't know her personally. Thanks in advance.
from ArtsyAmy
Sep 14, 2016 7:36 pm


EQ: 6-30-16
Auto-response says if interested, will respond in eight to ten weeks, or sooner.
CNR: 9-14-16
from sabrinajasmeen1234
Aug 03, 2016 10:36 pm


Backtracking to give stat updates for my querying peeps:
7/13/16: EQ
7/17/16: email sent to notify of an offer from my dream agent
7/20/16: super sweet, congratulatory step aside

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