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Ms. Trena Keating

Union Literary

30 Vandam Street, Suite 5A

New York, NY 10013

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from Zooks3
Apr 04, 2018 3:33 pm

4/4/18: EQ re: JM - Contemporary
from AAuthor
Mar 19, 2018 12:03 pm

3/19/18 Tina Pohlman joined as agent (formerly publisher at Open Road.)
from Catsamoa79
Mar 19, 2018 10:46 am

EQ: 1/6/18
CNR: 3/19/18
from Junebug
Aug 23, 2017 2:13 pm

EQ: 08/23/17

74K Adult Upmarket Coml Fiction, Suspense
from karenleespree
May 17, 2017 12:53 pm

EQ: 4/27 MG, speculative. CNR: 5/17
from FGeiger
Apr 08, 2017 9:43 am

EQ 12/4/16 Black Girls Don't Get Hickeys 75000 fiction/drama

CNR 4/4/17
from AAuthor
Mar 22, 2017 5:16 pm

Thanks for your message. I'm on vacation until April 3rd. If you
need immediate assistance, please contact Shaun Dolan at 212-255-2112
or I'll respond to your message on my return.
My best, Trena
Mar 07, 2017 11:33 am

Followed up 3/7/17
from KristenH
Feb 22, 2017 4:15 pm

EQ 1/18/17 (Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 2/22/17 (Passed on nudge--not a good match.) I'LL try Jenni with DI next month.
from quickscribbler
Nov 10, 2016 8:31 pm

EQ: 2/18/16
FR: 3/16/16
ER: 4/15/16
All correspondence was with Trena's assistant, Lillian Klein. I had asked if she would consider an R&R, but got no response.
from fornickels
Mar 28, 2016 11:25 am

EQ: 3/28/16
Out of Office response, will be back on April 4th
from FGeiger
Mar 26, 2016 8:28 am

EQ 3/17/16

64K Humor/Satire
from tdubphyz
Mar 04, 2016 10:14 am

ES: 10/31
several bumps later, CNR 2/20
from KristenH
Mar 03, 2016 4:01 pm

Congrats Rumhoney! I've requeried her today with Chain Reaction. Keep us posted!

12/2/15: On 10/30/15, I've requeried Trena Keating with Chain Reaction--heard back today with a nice R. She admired much about my writing, but wasn't passionate enough to represent it. So I'll try her with Venom's requery next year.

3/3/16: On 2/3/16, I've requeried Trena with Venom and nudged her today. She passed--strong writing, interesting story, didn't have passion to take it on. So I'll try Jenny next month with better luck.
from rumhoney
Oct 30, 2015 1:39 pm

EQ: 8/13
Really nice FR: 10/16
Nudge with offer of rep: 10/20
Phone call: 10/28
Another phone call resulting in offer of representation: 10/29 (!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!)

I accepted! I feel like my head is going to burst. I seriously can't believe it!

Literary fiction 84K

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