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Ms. Heather Schroder

Compass Talent

New York, NY

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Twitter: CompassTalentNY

AAR/AALA Member: No

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E-Mail: Closed

Online Form: Closed

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from Patrick (admin)
May 06, 2019 10:34 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks anotherearth. The "unsolicited submissions" tag is often difficult to interpret. Some agents say that when they mean they don't want authors sending entire manuscripts without querying first. But some agents mean no queries at all. Most of the time it means queries are ok, but full submissions are not, but not always. In this case, I noticed her AAR profile says to query by referral only, so I went with that.)
from anotherearth
May 05, 2019 7:43 pm

Their website says they are not open to unsolicited submissions, but below it says they are open to queries as of Feb 2019...?
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 08, 2019 11:47 am

aecc1970, Samantha Fingerhut is now listed.

Thanks for the info.
from Patrick (admin)
Feb 08, 2019 11:44 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from aecc1970
Feb 07, 2019 2:35 pm

Query to a new agent at Compass Talent: Samantha Fingerhut
from milli505
Sep 25, 2018 5:09 pm

PitMad request: 9/6
FR from Samantha Fingerhut: 9/10
ER: 9/24
from 484query
Apr 07, 2017 11:32 am

Very gracious agent. Works through referrals.
from chughes27
Sep 10, 2014 11:47 am

UPDATE - Nudged again the other day before officially closing out. Heard back 9/9 that they were closed to queries and the intern I was emailing was no longer there, I replied reiterating that I was checking on my full. Responded with something to the effect of "She read it. Not for her. Thanks."

EQ - 3/25/14 3:04 pm
request for full 3/25/14 4:14 pm from her assistant Madeleine
Full sent - 3/26/14
Acknowledgment of receipt 4/2 - stating I should hear back in 2-4 weeks
Nudge May 28
Still waiting to hear....
Nudged again June 26.
I wouldn't have nudged twice already but she gave me the 2-4 week timeline. So I waited 8 to nudge then 12.... I really hope this isn't a no response means no on a full :(

Thank you WhatAWriter!
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 15, 2014 9:46 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.

(Thanks hildegard)
from Heathertruett
Aug 15, 2014 1:34 pm

hildegard, when did you query?
from jahwriter
Aug 15, 2014 12:35 pm

Dear Author,

Please be advised that we are temporarily closed to queries, due to the volume of submissions that we have received.

Thank you and all best,

Compass Talent
from WhatAWriter
Jun 13, 2014 1:51 pm

Good luck, chughes27!
from DJohnston
Jun 05, 2014 10:11 am

EQ 04/20
ER 06/05
from Patrick (admin)
Jun 01, 2014 8:22 pm

Profile Update: Open to queries.

(Thanks DJohnston)
from WhatAWriter
May 28, 2014 3:52 pm

Thanks, DJohnston. I had a "watch alert" on this agent, and your comment was a great help. Fingers crossed!

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