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Ms. Sonia Pabley

The Gersh Agency

41 Madison Avenue, 33rd Floor

New York, NY 10010



Website: www.gersh.com/

AAR Member: No

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E-Mail: Closed

Online Form: Closed

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from mercedes_von_uppity
Dec 08, 2010 11:04 am


Sonia was ever-so-briefly my agent, back in 08, I think it was.

Then she contacted me and said that due to some family circumstances she was leaving the industry indefinitely.

I have never seen her name pop up again. I do hope she comes back though. She was lovely.
from jokiloki
Nov 21, 2008 12:00 am


Wow. Thanks for the info.

After 8 months, (spring of 08) she requested all of my work and set up a time to call me. We had a lovely chat and she told me she was really interested in one of my novels.

I never heard from her again.
from vivalasbradleys
Nov 18, 2008 12:00 am


And Bob's your uncle:

"As of Friday October 24, 2008 I have left The Gersh Agency. Please contact Lynn
Hyde at lhyde@gershny.com for further assistance.

"We are not currently accepting queries. We will not respond to queries."
from eallen99
Sep 13, 2008 12:00 am


sent email as flwp to query sent 6 wks ago
9/15 said she never rec'd first try and to resend/ resub'd by email
9/23 rejected with " I'm going to pass, with thanks for querying me."


from thisreefaroundme
Aug 26, 2008 12:00 am


AgentQuery says she wants a one page query, first ten pages of manuscript, and SASE by mail.



from tarzan
Aug 26, 2008 12:00 am


BillyShakespear makes an interesting point. The AgentQuery doesn't jive with QueryTracker's Genres tab breakdown. The AgentQuery blurb also seems to contradict her genre preferences to a certain degree. Rather confusing.
from jokiloki
Nov 03, 2007 12:00 am


Sonia Pabley does indeed accept fiction. In fact, she's requested two of my middle grade novels.
from BillyShakeaspear
Sep 07, 2007 12:00 am


Although found when searching for agents who accept crime mysteries I discovered on the AgentQuery.com site that she a)does not accept most genre fiction and, even if an email address is available, she b)prefers snail mail queries.

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