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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 wrekehavoc
May 01, 2021 11:37 am


Asked for a full in 5/17 and exclusive, which I think is their schtick. I have never heard anything ever again. The end. Closing.
from annaupt
Jan 14, 2021 11:32 am


1/14/21 EQ, literary 92k words.
from Zooks3
Nov 13, 2020 6:46 pm


11/12/20 EQ re: The Knotted Gun - Thriller. Received auto-response.
from MsPenPaper
Oct 07, 2020 8:09 pm


Emailed memoir query in Feb. 2019. She hadn't represented a lot of memoir but she also didn't seem too big on platform from what I could gauge from past interviews. Nevertheless, I never received a response.
from MsSarajevo
Jun 01, 2020 8:47 am


EQ: 05/26/20
Full request same day. She asked for a 2-week exclusive submission, but the full ms is already out with other agents (I sent it anyway and let her know about the other agents).

ER: 06/01/20

Upmarket commercial fiction, 101k words
from keisenbraun
Dec 17, 2019 10:43 am


EQ: 12/17/19
Received auto confirmation
from jrjaxster
Oct 24, 2019 11:15 am


EQ 8/7/19 Adult Thriller (70,000 - 79,000 words)
CNR 10/24/19
from KristenH
Feb 17, 2019 6:59 am


EQ 12/7/18 (2nd/final Requery Chain Reaction)
CNR 2/14/19 (No word from nudges)
from KatieMM
Nov 16, 2018 11:38 am


Memoir (proposal with 45 pages of sample)

EQ 10/1
Request for Proposal 10/3
Nudge 10/17
Reply 10/19 saying thanks for your patience and they will get back soon

ER 11/12 Very kind and detailed. Said it was a hard decision but she didn't "feel quite as engaged as she'd hoped." Spoke very specifically about the sample chapters and the proposal revealing that they do look closely and approach submissions thoughtfully. Rejection but overall very helpful and professional.
from KristenH
Aug 11, 2018 3:27 pm


Eq 5/28/18 (2nd/final requery Venom)
ER 8/9/18 (Passed via nudge--not right agent)
from iziegler2
Aug 01, 2018 2:40 pm


Responded to query with request for 30 pages and 2-week exclusivity. Manuscript is out elsewhere, so asked if I could send it if they declined. She said yes, certainly, and thanked me for the update.
from JasonTVoiovich
Yesterday 2:50 pm


EQ: 5/11/2018 business
from KristenH
Apr 26, 2018 4:10 pm


4/20/16 EQ (Requeried Chain Reaction)
6/10/16 ER (Replied to nudge from earlier this week--a pass)

4/26/18: EQ 3/20/18 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 4/26/18 (Passed from nudge--not pursuing it)
from emwrites
Mar 02, 2018 4:09 pm


EQ: 1/10/18
CNR: 3/2/2018
101K Upmarket WF
from BeverlyMT
Feb 16, 2018 12:35 pm


EQ: 1/17/18
Have gotten to day 30 with no response. Reviewed other queries listed and it appears she hasn't requested additional material on any query since 11/17/17. Seems no point in keeping this open on my query list. Will close today, no response.
CNR: 2/16/18

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