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Ms. Wendy Sherman

Wendy Sherman Associates

138 W. 25th St. Suite 1018

New York, NY 10001



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Website: www.wsherman.com

Twitter: WendySherman

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Patrick (admin)
May 08, 2017 10:35 am


Profile Update: This agent reviewed and approved this listing.

from Slicksix
May 06, 2017 3:59 pm


EQ: 4/25/17
supernatural mystery 83k
from KristenH
May 02, 2017 4:09 pm


EQ 3/16/17 (Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 4/22/17 (Passed from nudge--not a good fit.) Will try her with something new in the future.
from BlueRidgeDave
Apr 15, 2017 3:42 pm


EQ: 4/14/17

Philosophical/Lit. fiction, 117,000 words
from RRouth
Apr 14, 2017 5:20 pm


EQ: 4/14

Women's Fic 82k. I'll give it 4 weeks and close out if I haven't heard by then.
from FaceInTheCrowd
Apr 01, 2017 7:43 am


Anyone have experience with the new assistant at WSA? Curious how quickly she responds to individuals after requesting full manuscripts with exclusive (2 week) reads?
from writerEm
Jan 03, 2017 3:25 pm


EQ- 1/3/16

Women's Fiction
from ArtsyAmy
Aug 23, 2016 4:12 am


6-30-16 EQ, received auto-response saying would contact if interested
7-1-16 Full requested, saying would appreciate a two-week exclusive if possible
7-1-16 Full sent, with two-week exclusive, as requested
7-12-16 Received personal rejection letter--very kind, positive, encouraging. Didn't feel enthusiastic enough to pursue further. Seems like she would be a lovely person to work with.

women's fiction
from AAuthor
Jul 19, 2016 4:21 pm



EQ 7/19

We have received your query and will be in touch if we are interested in pursuing.
from NicoleP
Jul 07, 2016 8:00 pm


5/8 EQ
5/28 FR saying she would like to read my material and to send at my convenience (sent 6/2, my child was in the hospital which I explained as to why it took a few days).
Waiting for a response.... She seems wonderful so fingers crossed!

Memoir 68,000 words
from KristenH
Jun 10, 2016 4:06 pm


4/20 EQ (Requeried Chain Reaction)
6/10 ER (Replied to nudge from earlier this week--a pass)
from SueHinkin
May 16, 2016 2:48 pm


EQ 3-11-16 mystery-thriller
Closed, no response 5.15.16
from Indy18
Mar 28, 2016 7:29 pm


EQ: 3/11
FR: 3/12
R&R: 3/28

Literary Fiction
from KristenH
Mar 21, 2016 4:05 pm


On 2/19/16, I've requeried Wendy Sherman with Venom's requery and nudged her on Friday. I've heard back with her with a pass--sorry, not pursuing form rejection. I'll try her this spring with Chain Reaction's requery.
from nadja1972
Mar 01, 2016 10:59 am


Echoing everyone who's had excellent experiences with Wendy.

EQ Memoir 2/22
Full request 2/23
Email exchange about platform 2/25
Personalized, encouraging rejection after "giving it a lot of thought." 2/28

Wendy was prompt, communicative and very kind. She seems like a gem.

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