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Ms. Michelle Tessler

The Tessler Literary Agency

27 West 20th Street, Suite 1003

New York, NY 10011



Website: www.tessleragency.com/

AAR Member: Yes

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from laurids
Dec 17, 2017 5:41 am


EQ 10/28 w first chap pasted in
Request for 3 chapters 10/29
ER 11/2 standard form
literary fiction
from Blackhat
Nov 09, 2017 11:11 am


EQ: 11/8/17 (submitted via her odd form - hated it)

Women's fiction - 102k
from Valpo1973
Oct 17, 2017 4:23 pm


No query letter needed, just fill out the basic website form. Automatic response upon submission says if you don't hear from them in two weeks, consider your query closed and move on to another agency.
from Catsamoa79
Jul 08, 2017 9:54 am


EQ via form on website: 4/24/17
CNR: 7/8/17
from Katieg6622
Jun 12, 2017 7:47 pm


EQ: 5/17 on referral from a client.
FR (exclusive): 5/17
ER 5/30: Very kind, personalized rejection
from BlueRidgeDave
Feb 22, 2017 11:57 pm


Queried with online form: 2/16/17

Spiritual/Lit. fiction, 117,000 words
from KristenH
Nov 29, 2016 4:02 pm


On 2/15/15, I've requeried Tessler Lit with Chain Reaction. I've nudged her today and got a response--not a good fit.

11/29/16: EQ 10/29/16 Diplomatic Immunity
11/29/16 (Passed on nudge--same as before.) I'll try her in 2017 with a new manuscript.
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 22, 2016 12:50 pm


fornickels, it works for me. Maybe they fixed it already.
from fornickels
Mar 22, 2016 11:31 am


Looks like their site has been hacked. When you click on the link it takes you to Porn :(
Can't query at this moment
from KristenH
Dec 22, 2015 4:02 pm


On 11/4/15, I've requeried Michelle Tessler with Chain Reaction. After a two week nudge with no response, I've closed it out as CNR. I'll try her again with Chain Reaction's requery next year.
from verakurian
Oct 27, 2015 5:05 pm


EQ 10/25/15
lit fic
from JohnPansini
Oct 27, 2015 12:31 pm


If she likes the query, she moves fast! Always appreciated.
EQ: 10/27
from PilotKelson1056
May 17, 2015 11:50 am


Quite the strange form!

EQ: 5/17
from Christi12
Apr 13, 2015 1:17 pm


EQ: 2/3/2015
CNR: 4/13/2015
Upmarket Literary with elements of magical realism
from havetotewilltravel
Apr 13, 2015 12:08 pm


EQ: 3/24
CNR: 4/13
WF

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