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Ms. Jennifer De Chiara

Jennifer De Chiara Literary Agency

245 Park Avenue, 39th Floor

New York, NY 10167

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from SteveDevlin
Jan 06, 2023 9:24 pm

12/31/22 Queried
1/4/23 Rejected by Marie Lamba

15k Chapter Book
from auntdrcb
Aug 03, 2022 5:14 pm

Queried 8/2/22 90K women's/upmarket fiction
from anotherearth
Feb 16, 2022 4:00 pm

Thank you to Clayton and wirdschonklappen (viel Glueck to wirdschonklappen!)
from Claxton
Feb 11, 2022 9:48 am

This is apparently not the first time JDC has pulled this sort of crap:
from wirdschonklappen
Feb 10, 2022 1:21 am

An agent at this agency dropped ten authors on one day, and the agency as a whole acted extremely unprofessional. If you want to query anyone at this agency, please check out this thread.
from LookingForAnAgent
Jan 22, 2022 1:49 pm

Out of the office until Feb 1, 2022.
from amylululouise
Dec 01, 2021 7:27 pm

query - 12/1/21

WF 91k
from Navigator84
Nov 07, 2021 12:41 pm

EQ: 10/28/21, Military Thriller: 125K
from robinkmoore
Sep 28, 2021 4:03 pm

What I'm looking for

Adult Fiction: I'm passionate about literary fiction with a unique, beautiful voice, but I also enjoy commercial fiction, women's fiction (no bodice-rippers, please), chick-lit, mysteries, suspense, thrillers - in general, I'm open to manuscripts in every category. I'm a sucker for underdog and outsider stories, manuscripts about the triumph of the human spirit. I want to read manuscripts that will keep me up at night, make me feel something, change the world in some way. Even if it's a fun, commercial story, at its heart should be a wonderful protagonist from whom I can learn.

Children's Fiction: I love all kinds of picture books - soft, quirky, funny - rhyming or non-rhyming. For middle-grade and YA fiction, I'm looking for beautiful, distinctive voices, above all, and character-driven stories. I'm open to every genre under the sun, but I'm not a huge science fiction fan.

Non-fiction: Being a former dancer/actress, I love anything and everything Hollywood, especially celebrity bios/autobiographies. I'm always looking for beautifully written memoirs about people who have overcome incredible odds, books about the arts and performing arts, behind-the-scenes-type books, and books about popular culture. I am passionate about books that empower people to live their best lives, whether it's a great health or exercise book or a spiritual-type (think Eckhart Tolle or Deepak Chopra) book, and self-help books of all kinds. I am particularly open to books for the GLBTQ audience and, in general, any underdog/outsider stories. I'd love to see just about any well-written book on any topic; if you're in doubt, just query me.
from OPKiwi
Sep 12, 2021 7:28 pm

CNR 113 days
from Kakook
Aug 27, 2021 12:12 pm

EQ: 07-26-21

LGBTQIA+ Cont. Fiction, 99K
from Catsamoa79
Jul 15, 2021 11:56 am

EQ: 3/6/21
CNR: 7/15/21
from Maranda
Jun 13, 2021 3:20 pm

from Caterina_Zamora
Jun 11, 2021 9:19 pm

Queried PICTURE BOOK on 6/11/21
from tghuguenin
Feb 22, 2021 11:59 am

@Cherylking From the submission guidelines (checked 2/22/21) - Please query one JDLA agent at a time. If you receive a pass from that agent, you may query another, but we request that you identify the JDLA agent you have already queried.

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