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Ms. Faye Bender

The Book Group

New York, NY



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Website: www.thebookgroup.com

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from leahtee
Oct 24, 2020 3:47 pm


EQ: 10/24/20
No confirmation receipt received, but that seems to be common?
from jjbtheler
Oct 08, 2020 5:30 pm


EQ: 9/22/20
Nudge with offer of rep: 10/7/20
10/8/20 Very kind step aside. She did say that with all that's happening in the world right now she's currently focusing on her current authors rather than signing new ones.

YA Contemporary Fantasy 93K
from lindsaysmith818
Oct 06, 2020 12:04 pm


EQ 10/6/20
New Adult Fiction 50k
from Steinbeck
Aug 21, 2020 1:11 pm


I did receive a confirmation email immediately after sending my query.
from Cherylking
Jul 28, 2020 5:48 pm


6/27/2020: E-mail query sent
7/28/2020: CNR
YA historical fiction, 64K words
from Cherylking
Jun 28, 2020 4:33 pm


I just searched for her on Twitter and it says her account was suspended for violating Twitter rules. (????)
from carlysj629
Jun 28, 2020 3:58 pm


I didn’t get an email confirmation of receipt either.
from mandzz
Jun 28, 2020 1:20 pm


I didn't get a confirmation either.
from hclay79
Mar 20, 2020 3:38 am


Is anyone not getting an automatic confirmation of receipt? I didn't. Not sure if I should resend?
from fstwriter
Feb 07, 2020 7:34 am


EQ December 10, 2019. Automatic confirmation of receipt
CNR February 7, 2020

95k adult domestic thriller
from FriendlyGhost
Jan 02, 2020 5:00 pm


EQ: 11/18
CNR: 1/2
from caribbean88
Sep 22, 2019 1:48 pm


EQ: 8/5/19 for 103K YA Fantasy
Confirmation of receipt: 8/5/19
ER: 9/10
from m_elizabeth
Jul 17, 2019 6:52 pm


EQ: 06/16
CNR: 07/17
from emmatens
Jul 15, 2019 10:02 am


EQ: 05/21/2019
CNR: 07/15/2019

YA Historical Fantasy, 77K
from KristenH
Jul 06, 2019 7:14 am


EQ 5/6/19 (2nd/final Requery Venom)
CNR 7/2/19 (No word via nudges)

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