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Mr. Jason Yarn

Jason Yarn Literary Agency

New York, NY

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Twitter: kalyarn

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from jevans
Oct 11, 2021 5:04 am

EQ: 10/11/2021 82K crime thriller
from thartley1106
Sep 05, 2021 8:10 pm

EQ: 6/12/21
Full Request: 6/29/21
Offer of Rep (!): 8/12/21
Accepted offer of rep 8/27

Adult Fantasy 87K

So excited to be working with Jason. He's incredibly professional, encouraging, and so knowledgeable about the industry. YAY!!
from thartley1106
Sep 05, 2021 8:09 pm

@stafocker Adult Fantasy at 87K
from stafocker
Aug 30, 2021 9:27 pm

Congrats @thartley1106, can I ask what your genre was and word count?
from hollyanna
Aug 24, 2021 1:33 pm

EQ: 07/31/21
Nudge w/ offer: 08/10/21, full R same day
CNR, as deadline came + went w/o word - must be busy!
84k thriller
from arejayelpea
Aug 24, 2021 9:19 am

@sawilhelm, I did not get a confirmation when sending the requested pages, and I think someone else down below said the same thing. Kind of puts you in a weird spot of wondering if he got it or not, but I haven't followed up yet since it still hasn't been *that* long since I submitted.
from sawilhelm
Aug 23, 2021 9:20 pm

Do you typically get confirmation of submission when querying him?
from Buddrcup
Aug 17, 2021 5:40 am

EQ: 08/14/2021
ER: 08/16/2021
Contemporary Fantasy
83,000 words
from OPKiwi
Aug 16, 2021 11:35 pm

EQ: 8/14/21
FR: 8/16/21
from nc_kay
Aug 06, 2021 3:43 pm

SFFpit like, queried July 28th.
Received a very kind and complimenting personalized rejection on August 6th.
from cctyler93
Jul 05, 2021 9:41 pm

Query Submitted: 7/3/21
Rejected: 7/5/21
120k Paranormal Action/Adventure
from bubblyian
Jul 05, 2021 6:35 pm

form submitted July 6th
standard rejection received July 6th
YA scifi 65k
"Thank you for submitting your query. Unfortunately, I do not believe I am the best agent to handle this project, so I have to pass on requesting more material. Due to the high volume of queries I receive, I'm not able to respond individually, but thank you for giving me the opportunity to consider your work."
from UnderTheTree
Jun 27, 2021 12:16 pm

Query Sent: 06/25/2021
Rejection Received: 06/27/2021
112k word Fantasy
"Unfortunately, I do not believe I am the best agent to handle this project ..."
from Isolamelia
Jun 27, 2021 11:51 am

EQ: 6/24/21
FR: 6/27/21
MG Fantasy

He's fast!
from Maranda
Jun 10, 2021 6:16 pm


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