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Mr. Yishai Seidman

Dunow, Carlson & Lerner Literary Agency

27 W. 20th St., Suite 1107

New York, NY 10011

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from jjdean211
Apr 05, 2016 8:18 pm

EQ: 4/5/16
Dancing on Seaside (Lit Fic)
from PawPaw
Nov 23, 2014 8:11 am

Query for Ms Jackson, let us see what happens
from Douglasgibson
Mar 25, 2014 10:16 am

EQ 3/25/14

from Jennifer13
Mar 05, 2014 8:04 pm

EQ: 1/28/14
C/NR: 3/5/14

from KristenH
Apr 24, 2013 4:03 pm

1/2/13, I queried him with Chain Reaction. Two weeks ago, I nudged him. I'm closing him out as a NR and will retry him for Venom in late May.
from KristenH
May 22, 2012 7:03 am

Requeried Venom. 10/2--requeried Venom again.

11/21/12--closed, no response after nudge two weeks ago.
from cbsuggs
May 21, 2012 2:13 pm

EQ: 5/21/12

Literary Mystery/Thriller
from KristenH
Dec 15, 2011 6:26 am

Better late than never, Melissa. I got zip from him.
from MelissaMorgan
Dec 14, 2011 2:15 am

Requested my partial in July. Just received rejection a few days ago. 6 months.
from MelissaMorgan
Nov 14, 2011 6:49 pm

Sent my partial right after ThrillerFest in July. Got a nice reply acknowledging he rec'd it. And then nothing. *twiddles thumbs* I haven't followed up.
from KristenH
Oct 24, 2011 4:14 pm

9/1, I've queried him. Two weeks ago I nudged him. He's also a NR. I guess everyone at Dunow isn't interesting in Venom. I'll try Chain Reaction again with Jen Carlson and will requery everyone again in 2012 for Venom.
from edelweiss
Jul 29, 2011 3:47 pm


Sorry about your submission and thanks for letting me know. It's great that you got some feedback. At this point, I'd take that! Good luck to you.
from wickerkat
Jul 29, 2011 1:51 pm


sorry, thought i posted up, got the rejection (albeit a nice, long one) from him on 6/22, which was about 2 months total for me, after his associate there passed it on to him
from edelweiss
Jul 22, 2011 3:12 pm


Have either of you heard back from Yishai? He's had my partial 2 months.
from wickerkat
Apr 08, 2011 6:53 pm

Referred over to Yishai from Erin Hosier. Sent query and full.

re: new agent?

Yishai Seidman joined Dunow, Carlson, & Lerner in 2009 after stints at Artists & Artisans and Writers House. He grew up in Philadelphia and has since moved to New York City, where he earned his degree from Yeshiva University. Yishai enjoys reading a broad range of fiction including literary, postmodern, and thrillers. On the nonfiction side, he likes books on sports, music, and pop culture.

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