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Mr. Jeff Silberman

Folio Literary Management

630 9th Avenue, Suite 1101

New York, NY 10036



Website: foliolit.com/

Blog: www.publishersmarketplace.com/members/silberjeff/

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from OPKiwi
Aug 09, 2021 11:34 pm


EQ: 5/29/21
ER:8/09/21
from banaesma
Jul 19, 2021 5:05 pm


FQ: 7 July, 2021
QR: 19 July, 2021

Very lovely letter encouraging me to keep trying :)

adult 83k LitFic
from Maranda
Jun 10, 2021 11:58 am


FQ:6/5/21
CANCER COOKBOOK
from lckain
Jun 02, 2021 4:09 pm


Form Query 6/2/21 86K dysfunctional Family Saga/Suspense
from Interluke
May 12, 2021 1:16 pm


Form Q 5/8/21
Partial request 5/10/21
Form rejection 5/12/21

At least he's fast!

Adult upmarket historical fiction, 87k
from SteveSSF
May 10, 2021 9:06 pm


5/10/21 Form Submittal 107K Action/Thriller
from WriteNowNolan
Mar 23, 2021 12:17 pm


Query type: Family Saga,
Online Form on 3/22/2021
Rejected on 3/23/2021
Form-Letter-response.
Respectful and motivational tone.

I genuinely appreciate any response and feedback, and to get one from Mr. Silberman as quickly as I did was uplifting. I appreciate the explanation I received, regarding my rejected query letter. It wasn't personalized - meaning I've received it before - but it was kind and motivational. I recommend querying Folio and Mr. Silberman.
from MissPlum
Feb 08, 2021 3:01 pm


Litfic
Queried 1/31, rejected 2/8
from Woodside
Feb 01, 2021 9:21 pm


EQ FORM 1/22/2021
Espionage Thriller 83,000 words
ER 2/1/2021 Form letter
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 29, 2021 5:01 am


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 25, 2021 9:21 pm


Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 19, 2021 10:14 am


Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Catsamoa79
Jul 16, 2020 9:46 pm


EQ: 7/8/20
ER: 7/16/20
Form letter, but a nice one.
from Samazra
Jul 08, 2020 1:15 pm


Form Query: 07/01/20
Form Rej: 07/08/20

Late-YA Sci-Fi 60k
from nash2007
Apr 18, 2020 3:34 pm


Sept 2018: Sent my query for literary fiction, 98k. Heard back in a few months about his interest. He asked for a full. Over the next few months, we talked. He seemed excited but wanted a major re-write. So, I did. He seemed very kind and professional. Is very erudite. Recommended me books to read on the art of fiction, which I did.
April 2020: He got back in a few days of submitting my revised novel without any specific remarks. He said he "could not connect" and that "my prose has changed" (I disagree). It all feels very strange, almost surreal, how he concluded everything over the email. I accept his decision but the current messaging mode is very unusual.
Best of luck to everyone!

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