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Ms. Claire Gerus

Claire Gerus Literary Agency


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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!
from LJEdwards
Oct 01, 2014 10:54 pm

Claire responded within two hours of my website query. We spoke on the phone the next morning, and she requested an exclusive. She sold our book within two weeks to Lyon's Press/Rowman & Littlefield for good terms.
from kaemichaels
May 22, 2014 2:41 pm

I submitted a query to Claire and she emailed asking to speak over the phone. She told me that my book didn't fall in women's fiction or YA and she didn't seem to know about the New Adult genre (or at least wasn't interested in repp'ing it). She offered some great advice and said she would take another look if I decided to revise.
from dgstarnes
Oct 30, 2013 8:06 am

website says no fiction :(
Jul 27, 2013 7:51 pm

EQ 26 Jul 13

Asked for proposal seconds later!

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