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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 ghiagirl
Sep 14, 2017 6:26 pm


@LightofBeauty I met him and he's a really nice person. Warm and chatty.
from LightofBeauty
Sep 13, 2017 9:13 pm


He just said on Twitter that he may be offline for a while in preparation for his wedding. Also announced how two of his clients made NYT bestseller list, he seems like an agent that is truly proud of his clients and not just because of the financial aspect of it lol, with many agents I don't see enough of them cheering on their clients or sharing much about them, so if anything, that's nice to see!
from ghiagirl
Sep 09, 2017 9:26 am


atenderfeeling - wow, congrats and good luck!!
from atenderfeeling
Sep 08, 2017 9:36 pm


EQ: August 23
Nudge w/ offer of rep: September 6
FR: September 7

70K YA Contemporary
from isidri
Aug 30, 2017 12:15 pm


EQ: 8/25/17
ER: 8/29/17

106K Historical Fantasy
from KK_McArthur
Aug 27, 2017 3:20 am


EQ: 16 July
No confirmation.
CNR: 27 August
from karenleespree
Aug 15, 2017 11:55 am


EQ: 7/6 YA Suspense I did not receive a confirmation for my query and no response yet, BlaDeBla. Looks like he doesn't send out forms passes anymore. Think I prefer those to silence. CNR: 8/15
from JustinBrower
Jul 26, 2017 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 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.

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