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Mr. Jeff Ourvan

Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency, LLC

151 West 19th Street 3rd floor

New York, NY 10011

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Twitter: WriteWorkshopNY

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from jaustail
Oct 13, 2017 9:18 am

EQ: 12th october 2017
ER: 13th october 2017

space opera ya
from 22niel
Aug 22, 2017 9:25 am

in July I sent a very short EQ that wasn't worth a response
on twitter 08/21 he requested that I be more descriptive so I sent my fixed up query letter
on 08/22 rejected- said I had interesting premise, but he wasn't looking for fantasy
disappointing but friendly
from BillGinTexas
Jul 14, 2017 5:03 pm

EQ: 07/11/2017 87k Hist Fic Thrl
ER: 07/14/2017 form rejection

short and sweet -- "Thank you for your query for SHOFAR. Unfortunately I'm unable to offer representation at this time, but I wish you the best with your project."
from LizziWolf
Jun 16, 2017 9:27 am

From Query submission to form rejection in 14 days.
from Patrick (admin)
May 31, 2017 1:03 pm

Profile Update: This agent reviewed and approved this listing.

from ergotcake
May 10, 2017 5:22 pm

EQ 5/5/17
ER: 5/10 (form)

MG Mystery 50k
from normalman
May 02, 2017 10:09 pm

EQ 4/29/17
ER 5/2/17
MG historical
Form but really fast.
from JJProbe
Feb 13, 2017 4:38 pm

EQ: 2/10/17
ER: 2/13/17
102K Thriller

Form rejection, but pretty quick and better than being left hanging.

Thank you for your query for _______________. Unfortunately I'm unable to offer representation at this time, but I wish you the best with your project.

Jeff Ourvan
Jennifer Lyons Literary Agency

from Boreas
Feb 13, 2017 10:35 am

EQ: 2/9/17
ER: 2/13/17 - "I'm unable to offer representation at this time, but I wish you the best with your project."

YA Action/Drama 107k
from orangrila
Feb 03, 2017 12:41 pm

EQ: Feb. 01
ER: Feb. 03 Polite, slightly personalized, form.

MG Fantasy
from huggsngiggles
Jan 30, 2017 3:11 pm

EQ: 1/7
ER: 1/24
from aalogan
Jan 23, 2017 2:09 pm

EQ 11/14/16 69k YA Contemporary Fantasy
CNR 1/14/17
ER: Received an emailed rejection (with an apology for the delay) 1/23/17
from karareynolds
Nov 02, 2016 10:22 pm

Jeff is on Twitter: @WriteWorkshopNY although it doesn't seem like he's on very frequently.
from Catsamoa79
Sep 15, 2016 2:31 pm

EQ: 8/2/16
ER: 9/15/16
Form letter
from draciaveil
Sep 14, 2016 9:43 am

EQ: 9/12/16
ER: 9/13/16

130k YA epic fantasy

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