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Mr. Jason Yarn

Jason Yarn Literary Agency

New York, NY

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Twitter: kalyarn

AAR/AALA Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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Put the word "Query" in the subject line of the email and paste the first 10 pages of your manuscript or proposal into the body of your email. No attachments.

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from katine
Nov 06, 2022 1:02 pm

EQ: 11/6/22

MG Fantasy 64K
from 1edpsf1
Oct 18, 2022 4:55 am

18Oct22: em query letter & 1st ten pages
psychological thriller, 76k words
from TCRoss
Sep 26, 2022 12:56 pm

EQ: 09/25/2022
YA Fantasy 100K
FR: 09/26/2022

Same form letter as noted in prior.
from richinman81
Sep 26, 2022 12:52 pm

EQ: 09/25/2022
Adult Fantasy 106K
FR: 09/26/2022

"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 jchsyu
Aug 26, 2022 12:08 am

Email Query: 05/27/22
CNR: 08/25/22

epic fantasy, 101K
from SGA001
Jul 20, 2022 7:51 pm

Email Query: 7/20/22

YA fantasy 98k
from Tara725
May 23, 2022 2:24 pm

Email query: 3/24/22
CNR: 5/23/22
Adult fantasy, 110k
from cwbuecheler
May 20, 2022 3:30 pm

EQ 3/3/22
CNR 5/30/22

Dark Fantasy 96K
from BL2017
May 07, 2022 4:49 pm

EQ: 03/08/22 adult sci-fi 76k
CNR: 05/07/22
from Carxsnow
Apr 11, 2022 10:31 am

QUERY: 4/9/22
125k Adult Fantasy
from jonmhansen
Mar 21, 2022 3:22 pm

Email query: 03/21/22
Form rejection same day! Remarkable.

Urban fantasy, 85,000 words.
from jclepp
Feb 22, 2022 8:28 pm

2/22/22 Adult Science Fiction 80,000
from Stormy28139
Feb 19, 2022 6:01 am

Form rejection, saying he doesn't believe he is the best agent to handle this project. Thank you Mr. Yarn for your reply, it is much better than waiting for no response. Thank you again for your consideration.
from sukiwessling
Feb 16, 2022 5:09 pm

Email was rejected by his server. Resubmitted from my Gmail account and it seems OK.
from lreedwalton
Feb 16, 2022 10:42 am

Query 2/10 - Adult SF
Very kind rejection 2/16. "I think the writing is good and I'm personally interested, but I'm not feeling like I know where to take this story to find success. I'm sorry. Hopefully another agent can figure it out where I cannot."
I appreciated the heck out of his honesty.

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