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Mr. Seth Fishman

The Gernert Company

Culver City, CA

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Twitter: sethasfishman

AAR/AALA Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from lpelliott
Jan 09, 2023 4:17 pm

Email query EQ sent: 1/9/2023

Sci-Fi 128K
from mlucas
Dec 21, 2022 7:16 pm

Email query EQ sent: 12/21/2022

Sci-fi 107K
from GITP2020
Nov 18, 2022 12:51 pm

EQ: 11/18/22

YA Rom Com: 67k
from CassCutting
Oct 07, 2022 2:28 pm

@librarianblue you can query another agent at this agency just inform them in your email that you have been passed on/rejected by whichever other agent you queried first.
from librarianblue
Sep 16, 2022 5:01 pm

Has anyone parsed if you can resub to another agent at this agency? Their guidelines seem unclear.
from Patrick (admin)
Sep 13, 2022 9:08 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.

Thanks Kilgore_Trout.
from Kilgore_Trout
Sep 13, 2022 7:40 am

Gernert Company does not list him as closed (and they do list closed agents). Nor did he pin the 8/23 tweet so to know he was closed one would have to go deep into his twitter feed. So I am not sure of his status.
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 24, 2022 4:25 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

Thanks ShermilaSundquist
from ShermilaSundquist
Aug 24, 2022 6:34 am

He announced on Twitter he is closed to queries as of August 23, 2022.
from BL2017
Aug 04, 2022 2:46 pm

EQ: 06/04/22 adult sci-fi 76k
CNR: 08/04/22
from AllieBaBa
Jun 05, 2022 1:46 am

Agencies that only respond to queries if they are interested (this one) should have their own section in QT.
from bckinney
Feb 14, 2022 9:37 am

I was able to send him a full because of a direct recommendation from one of his clients, and I'm past the 6-month mark on waiting for him to read it.

The point being, he is wayyyyyyy behind on his reading. Forget posted turnaround times; buckle in and move on with your life.
from DeeCee2022
Feb 14, 2022 3:17 am

EQ: 14 February 2022
SF 85k

"it's our policy to respond to your query only if we are interested in seeing more material, usually within 4-6 weeks"
from jonmhansen
Nov 28, 2021 9:42 am

Email Query: 10/16/21.
Closed/No Response within Stated Time: 11/28/21
Fantasy 89,000
from UnderTheTree
Nov 09, 2021 11:41 am

11/9/21 query emailed
54k fantasy

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