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Ms. Jennifer Joel

ICM Partners

730 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10019

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from LightofBeauty
Nov 23, 2017 8:56 am

EQ: 10/23

from RKSmith
Aug 11, 2017 6:03 pm

EQ - 5/19/17
PR - 5/22/17
Nudge - 8/6/17

thriller - 163k
from redpandabear
Jul 25, 2017 10:09 am

EQ: 7/23/17
FR: 7/25/17 - Sent manuscript same day.

YA Urban Fantasy 78k
from Junebug
Jul 23, 2017 11:54 pm

EQ: 07/23/17 Winter's Captive

74K Adult Upmarket Coml Fiction Suspense
from tennisplayernw
Jul 20, 2017 9:57 am

EQ: 7/20/17 Break Point
from whitewavedarling
Jan 04, 2017 6:44 pm

Jennifer's assistant got in touch today, and said they're passing on my Full, which she requested a few months back. I knew it was a longshot... but this is one of those rejections that hurts like hell anyway :( Well. Onward. Good luck to everyone who's still waiting.
from pickfordm
Nov 15, 2016 2:13 pm

congratulations, polonius!!
from Polonius
Nov 06, 2016 6:42 pm

EQ 8/2/16
FR 8/2/16 from Sharon who explained that Jennifer does not typically look at multiple submissions

YA Contemporary

EQ new YA Contemporary ms 10/25/16 (received an offer of representation hours later!)
Nudged with offer 10/26/16
Signed with another agent 10/31/16
from whitewavedarling
Sep 01, 2016 2:24 pm

I emailed a query her way on 8/28, and got a Full Request today!

That said, her assistant's email said that she normally requests manuscripts come to her on an exclusive basis, and since my full is already out with two other agents, I'm not sure whether she's going to want me to hold off on sending it her way. I did go ahead and send it, but offered to let them know whether the other two agents get back to me, so we'll see what happens...

UPDATE: Within 20 minutes, her assistant got right back to me to confirm they'd received the MS and let me know that it's fine for it not to be exclusive, given that she's a bit behind on her reading and it wouldn't be fair. I promised to keep her in the loop on any developments, but given the communication struggles I've had with other agents, I have to say, the open communication is making me even more excited for the possibility of working with her.
from batsojopo
Mar 16, 2016 7:39 pm

EQ: 3/16
from pickfordm
Nov 24, 2015 12:44 pm

I'm sure any submission to this agent is a longshot, laury5. Congratulations for making it as far as you did, and best of luck going forward. :)
from laury5
Nov 13, 2015 2:39 pm

11/10/2015 rejection on a full ms. submission...but a really, really nice letter from Madeleine Osborn, Jennifer Joel's sub-agent/gatekeeper. It sounds like they accept very few mss. from the slush pile.
from StephenH
Nov 03, 2015 12:09 pm

EQ 7/21/15
CNR 11/2/15

Lit Fic 96k
from MarieKeller
Sep 18, 2015 1:22 pm

EQ: 6/16/15
PR: 6/17/15
Nudged: 9/17/15
R: Personal, kind rejection. 9/18/15

Southern Noir
from pickfordm
May 19, 2015 12:02 pm

great news, laury5!! hope it goes well.

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