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Formerly with The Bent Agency

Mr. Brooks Sherman

Janklow & Nesbit Associates

285 Madison Avenue

New York, NY 10017



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Website: www.janklowandnesbit.com/

Blog: brookssherman.com/

Twitter: byobrooks

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from JustinBrower
Yesterday 4:16 pm


Just asked Brooks on Twitter about the confirmations. He does not believe that their system even gives out confirmations. If it does, great. If it doesn't, then he most likely has still gotten your query.
from ethrash42
Jul 25, 2017 10:22 am


I sent Q on the 15th and got a nearly immediate confirmation.
from karenleespree
Jul 22, 2017 11:37 am


EQ: 7/6 YA Suspense I did not receive a confirmation for my query and no response yet, BlaDeBla.
from BlaDeBla
Jul 09, 2017 6:53 pm


Inktruffle, I sent mine just under 14 days ago and still haven't received a confirmation... Am wondering whether I should resend it or not?
from inktruffle
Jul 09, 2017 10:21 am


BlaDeBla, I sent my query on the 4th and got my confirmation on the 6th. It may be delayed.
from BlaDeBla
Jul 09, 2017 9:52 am


Did anyone NOT receive the automatic confirmation email from Janklow & Nesbit when they sent their query? I sent my query and received no auto confirmation. If anyone could confirm, I'd be so grateful!
from FGeiger
Jun 15, 2017 9:00 am


EQ Black Girls Don't Get Hickeys 5/25/17
ER 6/13/17 Thank you for your query. While I appreciate the opportunity to consider your work, I don't feel I connected enough with the material here to be the right agent for it
from BlaDeBla
Jun 14, 2017 7:22 am


Is Brooks okay with re-querying? I sent him a very unformatted query at the end of May and have since changed it. If anyone can let me know, I'd be grateful! Thanks.
from JMonks
Jun 05, 2017 12:29 pm


Patrick, that's what I figured, but wanted to double check. Thanks!
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 02, 2017 11:58 am


Hi JMonks,
I believe he closed only while he was transitioning between agencies. He is settled at Janklow & Nesbit now and open to queries. Good luck.
from JMonks
Jun 02, 2017 11:21 am


I'm having trouble deciding if Sherman is open for queries or not. Nothing on QueryTracker or the Janklow & Nesbit website says he's closed, but his latest blog post from February says he's closing for "a couple months" while he catches up, and that he'd post on his blog when he opened again. Nothing since then, but that was before he switched to Janklow & Nesbit. Anyone know for certain if he's open or not?
from Patrick (admin)
May 22, 2017 11:16 pm


Profile Update: Changed agencies. Formerly with The Bent Agency.

(Thanks PaigeTurner)
from PaigeTurner
May 15, 2017 11:54 am


PATRICK - BROOKS IS MOVING TO JANKLOW & NESBIT AS OF MAY 23, 2017.
from Patrick (admin)
May 14, 2017 2:02 pm


Profile Update: No longer listed on the agency website.
from meg_mcd220
May 09, 2017 7:25 pm


EQ (#SFFpit): 12/09/16
ER: 12/14/16

YA Speculative Fiction, 64K

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