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Ms. Jennie Goloboy

Donald Maass Literary Agency

1000 Dean Street, Suite 252

Brooklyn, NY 11238

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Twitter: JennieGoloboy

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from cfreili
Nov 21, 2019 3:02 pm

EQ 9/22
ER 11/21 form

Adult SF 94k
from paddler
Oct 30, 2019 8:03 pm

EQ 10/30/19

97k Sci-Fi
from hcaruffo_789
Oct 27, 2019 12:36 am

EQ 5/28/19
PR 8/9/19
First three chapters
PR 10/22/19
Helpful feedback

Adult Science Fantasy 141k

from ebarrett
Oct 23, 2019 7:43 pm

EQ 4/10/19, Commercial Fantasy, 98K

6/21/19: a very nice rejection
from ALThornton
Oct 22, 2019 3:52 pm

EQ: 8/27/19
Form rejection: 10/22/19

Adult Fantasy 87k
from katarinabett
Oct 21, 2019 2:34 pm

EQ: 8/19/19
ER: 10/21/19 (form)

90k adult scifi
from Drachen
Oct 09, 2019 11:04 am

@Wimoon When requests from an agent come significantly later than rejections on average (11 days in this case) it usually means either the agent has a reader who weeds out the manuscripts they're sure will get rejected anyhow, or the agent sets aside those queries where they're interested in reading the pages.

In this case I'd say she doesn't have a reader (even quick rejections take a long time) but she does set aside the queries where she's interested in reading the pages. So, it's a good thing if your rejection takes longer. At least it means you made it a little further in the process.
from Wimoon
Sep 28, 2019 4:21 pm

Edit: got a form rejection 148 days after querying. No idea what went on there.

I know she says she's behind, but I sent a query at the start of May and still no response. She said she replies to all but I have a feeling I've been missed as lots of people after me have had replies. I even sent a chaser at the end of July! A shame because I thought she was a great fit. :(
from Diospyros
Aug 27, 2019 7:00 pm

From her Twitter on 8/27

"Hello, #querying authors! I am sorry to say that I am behind on queries, and especially on requested material. My goal is to return to this section of my inbox in mid-September. Thank you so much for your patience."
from katarinabett
Aug 19, 2019 11:00 am

EQ 8/19/19

Adult Sci-Fi 95k
from GeriMC
Aug 07, 2019 8:50 pm

EQ: 5/21/19
ER: 8/7/19 - She's running quite a bit behind. Mine took 78 days for those of you still waiting.

adult Fantasy 80k
from kci3011
Aug 07, 2019 3:28 pm

EQ: 6/26
CNR: 8/7

Fantasy 125k
from leehauser
Jun 02, 2019 6:45 pm

EQ: 6/2/19, 98K SF
from Shoeless
May 14, 2019 5:47 pm

Just as an update to my August 3, 2017 offer of representation:

The book Jennie Goloboy offered representation on has been acquired by Solaris Books, an imprint of Rebellion Publishing in the UK, for English World Rights, and is now slated for a July 2020 release.
from Mustang82
Feb 24, 2019 7:06 pm

EQ 2/24/2019

SF, 96k

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