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Ms. Jenny Bent

The Bent Agency

19 West 21st Street, Suite 201

New York, NY 10010



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Website: thebentagency.com

Blog: jennybent.blogspot.com/

AAR/AALA Member: Yes

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from ssms17
Jan 12, 2022 8:00 pm


@candlewick, I think so, although I can't remember what her bio page looked like a few months ago and if the wording changed at the top.
from candlewick
Jan 12, 2022 11:36 am


Is she still open to bipoc queries?
from jamoy26
Nov 08, 2021 7:16 pm


EQ: 07/13
Nudge: 11/02
Jenny apologized and said my query must've fallen through the cracks. Asked me to resend query and pages.

Jenny responds to all BIPOC queries. If you haven't heard from her in some time, please nudge her.

11/08 Jenny forwarded my submission to James who requested a full.
from swatithegeek
Sep 21, 2021 10:14 am


BIPOC email query: 09/14/21
Form rejection: 09/21/21

Adult Rom-Com, 75k words
from nikki22
Sep 07, 2021 11:08 am


EQ: 06/26/2021
Full request: 06/28/2021
Rejection with feedback : 08/31/2021
from alicelinwon
Aug 26, 2021 12:01 pm


EQ: 8/21/21
ER: 8/25/21

YA Historical Fantasy 99k
BIPOC query
from kungfugerbil
Aug 09, 2021 3:21 pm


Query sent: 8/3/21
Nice form rejection 8/9/21

BIPOC query, YA fantasy
from Viya_Creations
Jun 21, 2021 12:16 pm


Romance Suspense at 94k
Query Date: 17th Jun, 21
Rejection: 21st June, 21

POC Query No specific reason mentioned, maybe project is not right for her
from artifex
May 23, 2021 12:24 am


EQ 5/10/21
ER 5/17/21 - I read and consider each query carefully and while I am respectfully passing on this, I would certainly encourage you to keep trying.

BIPOC Query
98K Psychological thriller
from cakeforall
Mar 24, 2021 11:25 pm


EQ: 3/20
ER: 3/24

BIPOC Query YA Con 72K
from andiarana
Mar 01, 2021 12:47 pm


EQ: 2/25/21
ER: 3/1/21

Upper YA Fantasy, 100k
BIPOC Query
from ssms17
Feb 16, 2021 9:54 am


EQ: 12/14/20
FR: 12/15/20
ER: 01/20/21, very kind rejection with helpful feedback

YA thriller, 86K
BIPOC query
from PeaceM
Nov 14, 2020 8:37 am


EQ: 5th Nov 2020
ER: 10th Nov 2020
YA fantasy 80k words
She is open to queries from BIPOC
from Skidude50
Jul 17, 2020 12:49 pm


any idea when Jenny is open to queries again?
from CombatKatie
Jul 16, 2020 12:46 pm


EQ via referral: 7/10

She's been a fast responder before (this is the second time I've queried her via referral) so I hope I'll hear back soon.

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