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Ms. Rachelle Gardner

Gardner Literary Agency



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Website: rachellegardner.com/

Twitter: RachelleGardner

AAR Member: No

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from JEWarner
Mar 04, 2021 4:16 pm


EQ sent 2/27
Form rejection 3/4
historical romance, 81K
from cterlson
Feb 12, 2021 2:37 pm


MsPenPaper - I've worked with Rachelle as an editor, and I know some of the people she represents. She's had a number of titles sold and published recently - some quite high profile. One launched last week.
from carolynltesta
Jan 25, 2021 1:27 pm


EQ: 1/14/21
ER: 1/25/21
69k Memoir
"Unfortunately I've decided not to pursue this project. I have a great many new proposals coming in, and I must often say no to wonderful books. I regret I'll have to pass."
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 16, 2020 1:45 pm


Profile Update: Started her own agency. Formerly with Books & Such.
from MsPenPaper
Oct 07, 2020 8:14 pm


Emailed memoir query and proposal in March 2019. Surprised not to receive a response. Maybe it was a good think b/c according to publisher's marketplace at the time, she had not sold any relevant projects in 7 yrs.
from Woodside
Aug 14, 2020 4:29 pm


EQ 8/14/2020
Adult Espionage Thriller 85,000 words
from Catsamoa79
Jun 12, 2020 9:48 am


EQ: 4/11/20
CNR: 6/12/220
from KristenH
Feb 01, 2020 7:14 am


EQ 11/13/19 (2nd/final Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
CNR 1/21/20 (No word via nudges)
from jeeje2u
Jan 07, 2020 10:12 am


EQ 12/4/19
CNR 1/7/20
100k memoir
from NancyDWrites
Sep 21, 2019 8:36 pm


7.20.19 EQ

30 Days and no response = rejection


70,00 word memoir
from cterlson
May 03, 2019 10:21 am


EQ: 03/18/2019
ER: 05/03/2019

Not taking any fiction now (I've worked with her, as an editor, in the past) - in her words, it is tough out there.
from KristenH
Apr 29, 2019 10:23 am


EQ 1/11/19 (2nd/final Requery Chain Reaction)
CNR 3/12/19 (No word via nudges)
Brittany, at least you got a response!

4/29/19: EQ 3/22/19 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 4/23/19 (Passed via nudge--not good fit)
from brittanyjed29
Feb 07, 2019 11:23 pm


Quick and kind rejection: Brittany,

Thanks so much for writing me. Unfortunately I’ve decided not to pursue this project. I have a great many new proposals coming in, and I must often say no to wonderful books. I regret I’ll have to pass.

I wish you the best in your writing journey.
Best,

Rachelle

from KristenH
Jan 05, 2019 7:25 am


EQ 11/7/18 (2nd/final Requery Venom)
ER 1/3/19 (Passed via nudge--not interested)
from swatithegeek
Nov 08, 2018 10:47 am


EQ: 09/11/18
CNR: 11/08/18

Contemporary Romance, 70k

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