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Mr. Seth Fishman

The Gernert Company

Culver City, CA

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Twitter: sethasfishman

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from KristenH
Yesterday 7:28 am

EQ 1/13/20 (Requery Venom-adult thriller)
CNR 3/23/20 (No word via nudges)
from xenevre
Mar 19, 2020 1:46 am

EQ 2/08/20
CNR 3/19/20
87K Crossover YA LGBTQ
from Nadler369
Mar 12, 2020 11:02 am

EQ: 01/31/20
CNR: 03/12/20
125k Fantasy
from sandermoffitt
Feb 10, 2020 11:28 am

EQ 12/2/2019
CNR 2/10/2020 at 70 days

112k YA Fantasy
from laurablackwell
Jan 17, 2020 10:29 am

CNR at 60 days (agency website says 4-6 weeks)
68500-word supernatural SF YA
from arinard
Jan 15, 2020 8:07 am

ER - YA speculative novel 70k October 20, 2019

CNR at 49 days
from Hawkwind
Jan 02, 2020 1:52 pm

EQ 12/26/19 Supernatural thriller
from ButtonEyez
Dec 21, 2019 8:59 am

YA gothic horror/dark fantasy 52k
EQ: Nov 14, 2019
CNR at 37 days/just over 5 weeks: Dec 21, 2019
from Nadler369
Nov 26, 2019 2:58 pm

EQ 10/16/19
CNR 11/26/19
125k Fantasy
it is now our policy to respond (usually within four to six weeks) only if we are interested in seeing more material
from merrygawain
Nov 21, 2019 2:05 pm

EQ: 11/21/19

historical fantasy, 175K
from Laura_WA
Oct 20, 2019 3:49 pm

domberoonie - does he still ask for the writing sample? I couldn't find that anywhere on their website. Argh.
from MAnthony99
Oct 15, 2019 8:20 am

EQ: 10/15/2019. Graphic Memoir.
from domberoonie
Oct 08, 2019 1:14 am

10/08/2019 - submitted literary fiction with first chapter.
Agency web guidelines say no response in 4 - 6 weeks means no.
His videos on youtube say not to specify the word count -- not sure if he's talking only about for a really long novel. The 2014 video gets specific on what he wants to see in queries. He says he expects the plot summary section to be not that great, so he looks mostly at the first paragraph (why you're submitting to him) and the final BIO paragraph for publishing history, though he'll consider debut novels. He's mostly interested in the writing sample (first chapter).
from Rose_Hill
Sep 15, 2019 5:48 pm

EQ: 9/15/2019

145k Adult Epic Fantasy
from safashaqsy
Aug 02, 2019 7:27 pm

sent by email YA fantasy T.L.F on 3rd of august 2019

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