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Ms. Kim Perel

Irene Goodman Literary Agency

27 W. 24th St. Suite 700B

New York, NY 10010



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Website: www.irenegoodman.com/

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from Patrick (admin)
Dec 03, 2021 6:50 am


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from Numi777
Jun 21, 2021 1:29 pm


EQ June 21, 21
Family Saga, 91k
from hdsharpe
Jun 10, 2021 6:09 pm


Query: Original sent on 04/18/2021
Sent revised query and first pages on 06/10/2021
Cont. WF 85k
from Eliza1822
Apr 02, 2021 12:44 pm


4/2/21- Emailed Query, upmarket 96K, Rec'd auto receipt (Thank you for your query! We know this process is a grueling one, and we appreciate your efforts to connect with us. Due to the volume of queries we receive, we only respond to those queries we are interested in reading further. If we are interested in requesting more material, you should hear from us within eight to ten weeks, if not sooner. )
from annaupt
Mar 29, 2021 12:58 pm


EQ 3/29/21

literary, 102k
from Isolamelia
Feb 01, 2021 1:23 pm


Q: 11/29/20
CNR: 2/1/21
Book Club Fiction
from gellisbarber
Sep 15, 2020 7:02 am


#Pitmad like from her partner Margaret Danko 9/3/20
EQ: 9/11/20
FR: 9/14/20
Submitted next day

Adult RomCom 78k
from ReadWrite2020
Sep 06, 2020 10:08 am


EQ: 7-22-20
FR: 7-23-20 (sent same day)
personalized rejection 8-10-20

Adult RomCom 76K
from edoyle02
Jan 30, 2020 5:08 pm


EQ: 1/27/2020
FR: 1/27/2020
Rejection, with kind notes and suggestions and an offer to look at a revised version: 1/29/2020
from totallybuggin
Dec 16, 2019 5:05 pm


EQ: 11/21/2019 (literary fiction)
FR: 12/03/2019 (submission sent same day)
R&R: 12/10/2019

Kim Perel was incredibly gracious, kind, and thoughtful in her comments. She asked a lot of rhetorical questions to get me thinking about how to make changes, and finished her email with an invitation to resubmit if I choose to use her notes.
from sfdwriter
Oct 21, 2019 11:21 am


EQ: 10/21/19

upmarket fiction 92K
from boosker
May 13, 2019 4:08 pm


EQ: 5/9/2019
FR: 5/10/2019
ER: 5/12/19 (lots of detailed comments making it clear she carefully read the entire manuscript. Helpful feedback if I choose to revise).

Lit Fic/Magical Realism, 83K
from KristenH
May 04, 2019 6:57 am


EQ 2/13/19 (Requery Venom)
ER 5/3/19 (Passed via nudge-not the best agent)
from LGV_AL
Mar 26, 2019 4:31 pm


EQ 1/21/19 literary mystery (96,800 words)
ER 3/26/19
from KristenH
Feb 12, 2019 5:55 pm


Yeah Briguy! I'm still waiting to hear from her on my Chain Reaction query--she gave me a CNR for Venom.

10/2/12, I got this back on my nudge concerning her email: Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently:

submissions@wsherman.com

Technical details of permanent failure:
Google tried to deliver your message, but it was rejected by the recipient domain. We recommend contacting the other email provider for further information about the cause of this error. The error that the other server returned was: 550 550-5.1.1 The email account that you tried to reach does not exist. Please try
550-5.1.1 double-checking the recipient's email address for typos or
550-5.1.1 unnecessary spaces. Learn more at
550 5.1.1 http://support.google.com/mail/bin/answer.py?answer=6596 n7si404929vcw.43 (state 13).

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