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Ms. Samantha Shea

Georges Borchardt, Inc.

136 East 57th Street

New York, NY 10022



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Website: gbagency.com

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from Catsamoa79
Apr 04, 2016 11:04 am


EQ: 4/2/16
ER: 4/4/16
Form letter with "Dear Author."
from Patrick (admin)
Mar 15, 2016 5:07 pm


Parallel40, That means you shouldn't send them your manuscript without first querying them.
from Parallel40
Mar 15, 2016 1:23 pm


They don't accept unsolicited manuscripts, Why are they on Query Tracker?
from fornickels
Mar 08, 2016 2:42 pm


EQ: 3/8/16
from afelyk
Mar 01, 2016 11:08 am


EQ: 02/29/2016
ER: 03/01/2016
Form letter rejection
from scifictionwriter
Feb 26, 2016 11:27 am


EQ: 2/24
ER: 2/25

Dear Author,

Thank you for your query. However, I don’t think this project is quite right for my list and will, therefore, have to step aside.

Best of luck,

Samantha Shea
from papernpengal
Feb 23, 2016 10:24 am


EQ: 2/14
ER: 2/23

Form "Dear Author" Rejection
from rjkoshar
Feb 10, 2016 8:21 am


Wrote a "Dear Author" email rejecting query.
from MissMary
Feb 05, 2016 9:21 am


EQ: 9/25

UPDATE - FR: 11/19 woot!

YA historical thriller

3/12: I let her know that after receiving feedback from a few agents, I've decided to write my story in another POV and asked if she would mind reading that version instead in the future.

3/13: She agreed.

6/13: Revised full sent
6/17: Confirmed receipt
7/26: I told her I was completing a revise and resubmit for another agent and she agreed to wait for the revision.
9/28: Full sent; she confirmed receipt a few minutes later.
2/5: ER
from MissMary
Jan 22, 2016 3:38 pm


I sent query + 5 pages, and that snagged a request for a full. Still waiting...
from cmandrewslit
Jan 22, 2016 2:32 pm


Can't find submission guidelines on their website. Anyone know what they prefer?
from rexhauser
Jan 19, 2016 7:59 am


Responded very quickly
from batsojopo
Oct 23, 2015 7:13 pm


EQ: 9/3
CNR: 10/23
from JohnPansini
Aug 02, 2015 12:58 pm


No where on their site do they give their submission guidelines, so I sent a query, synopsis & Ch1. Looks like they give quick turnarounds. Always appreciated.
from aporia
Jun 25, 2015 8:59 am


EQ 6/23
ER 6/25

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