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Ms. Taryn Fagerness

Taryn Fagerness Agency, LLC

302 Washington Street #944

San Diego, CA 92103


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from KristenH
Oct 17, 2011 4:04 pm

Forgot to mark this for both mss. 1/20, I've queried Taryn. After a two week nudge in May for Venom, I've closed it as NR on 5/31. Will requery her next year. 7/5, I've queried her for Chain Reaction and nudged her two weeks ago. I've heard back--she doesn't take unsolicited queries or have a three-month response time policy.
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 21, 2009 12:00 am

Formerly with Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency

(thanks for the udpate Esopha)
from Esopha
Mar 20, 2009 12:00 am

"Taryn Fagerness Forms Own Agency; Stops Taking Queries

According to her, the Taryn Fagerness Agency, LLC, will primarily work on "subsidiary rights on behalf of US literary agents (mainly foreign rights, but some audio and film too)." Now, my first question was: Will you continue to take queries? Her answer was No. She is not looking for new clients except for referrals from existing clients."
from sjm_king
Mar 17, 2009 12:00 am

ARGENT - Now I'm confused. I would have sworn she was there a week ago! I just queried her. FYI - she's still listed on AQ.
Mar 15, 2009 12:00 am

Taryn does not appear on the website. Is she still working as an agent? Is she still with this agency?
from rspoerer
Feb 09, 2009 12:00 am

Also received a Dear Author rejection after about a month and a half.
from jsabrahams
Aug 05, 2008 12:00 am

Sounds like I should expect a September response.

Well, I got a response on 8/7/08. It was a no, but one of the nicest rejections I've ever had. It said that while she thought my material well-written, her agency wasn't right to represent my work. How very, very flattering - and really cool! I'm okay with even the postcard rejections some agencies send, but this was so much nicer in my opinion.

As a tip: this agency occasionally does fantasy, which is why I tried them. But fantasy does not appear to be their specialty.
from AdamWhitlatch
Jul 22, 2008 12:00 am

To jsabrahams:

It was just under two months. Roughly 7 1/2 weeks.
from jsabrahams
Jul 14, 2008 12:00 am

Taryn Fagerness is still on the website, if that's any indication to go by. To AdamWhitlach - how long did it take the agency to respond to your query? I posted my query to them July 5, and would like to get a more current idea of about when I should expect an answer. Thanks.
from AdamWhitlatch
Jul 11, 2008 12:00 am

Form rejection from the agency hand-signed with an "S". They pasted an address label over the return address on my SASE and put the EXACT same address on it that I'd had, but without Taryn's name. Is she still with the agency?
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 18, 2008 12:00 am

Added new website address
from isinglass
Mar 21, 2008 12:00 am

"Dear Author" form rejection letter from the agency (not from any particular agent) after about a month.
from AnneLouise
Jan 17, 2008 12:00 am

Be aware the correct spelling for the first name is Taryn.
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 29, 2007 12:00 am

An interview with Taryn
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 29, 2007 12:00 am


Snail Mail/fiction: query with first 50 pages and SASE
Snail Mail/nonfiction: query with nonfiction book proposal including two sample chapters and SASE

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