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Ms. Claire Gerus

Claire Gerus Literary Agency


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from TooMuchCoffeeMan
Jun 25, 2021 11:19 pm

Immediate rejection, but with some encouraging words--


Thanks so much for the looksee. It's a great concept, but right now I'm juggling far too many projects to add another to the list.
I do wish you best of luck in finding the right agent to represent your work.
All best,
from Maranda
Jun 10, 2021 3:26 pm

from Rochellesjolseth
Apr 27, 2021 7:12 am

well connected, likes all the genres of mine, nf only does editing as well as agenting
from LarkMarie
Apr 14, 2021 11:22 am

Query with annotated table of contents sent 4/8/21.

135k true crime/me too memoir
Jul 07, 2020 1:25 pm

Query sent on 5/17/2020
Request for Proposal received 5/17/2020
Full proposal sent 5/17/2020
After a complete review of the proposal feels additional editor work is needed. Rejection at this time 7/7/2020
from ISandusky
Jan 20, 2020 1:26 pm

Claire represented a proposal of mine in 2013. She was extremely communicative, helpful, and kind throughout the process. She's very well connected in the publishing world, and has an exceptional track record. I would consider anyone who gets to work with her lucky - and I hope to work with her again in the future!
from jcawley
Sep 14, 2018 11:44 am

Prompt, personal response. She was offended that my query letter did not appear more personalized to her. I responded with a very personal "thank you".
from JasonTVoiovich
May 09, 2018 10:04 am

EQ: 5/8/18 business
ER: 5/9/18 "not her kind of book", but polite and kind
from Patrick (admin)
Jul 31, 2017 4:10 pm

Profile Update: This agent reviewed and approved this listing.

from bostonwriter
Jun 24, 2017 5:50 pm

Webpage says she is now closed to all fiction queries
from TinaRussoLancey
Aug 04, 2016 9:10 pm

Was contacted by the agent to set up a phone interview. After rescheduling and then no answer at the designated time, I assume she has changed her mind about speaking with me, but never informed me of this.
from MichaelLaw
Jul 29, 2016 1:37 pm

Very quick response. Despite the rejection, she offered some incredibly timely and useful feedback!
from THATGUY11
Jun 05, 2016 10:09 pm

Got a quick but polite rejection from Claire because she said my genre didn't match her specialty. Surprised she contacted me over the weekend. Also said there might trouble trying get a book published as an anonymous author, that I might have to put my name to it.
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 01, 2016 8:33 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.

from SMateer
Feb 22, 2015 3:46 pm

queried 01/22/15. Single in the CIA, memoir. received almost immediate response back asking for more information (how I had heard about her, any other agents, etc.) This was a first for me.

She requested a full a bit later on 01/22/15. Hopeful on this one, she seems great.

update - nudged on 02/20 and received rejection.

I did read it. I like the concept but on reflection, I'm not confident I could find a publisher for it. Reluctantly, I think I must step aside. Thanks so much for letting me see it!

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