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Ms. Gail Ross

Ross Yoon Literary Agency

1666 Connecticut Ave., NW Suite 500

Washignton, DC 20009



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Website: www.rossyoon.com/

Twitter: rossgail

AAR Member: Yes

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from mrosado
Today 11:39 am


EQ: 9/20/2014, Memoir
Request for sample chapter by literary assistant: 10/14/2014
from KristenH
Jan 05, 2012 4:01 pm


Same day rejection--only accepting referrals or friends of the agency, since it's closed.
from Patrick (admin)
Aug 21, 2011 12:48 pm


Closed to queries.
from KristenH
Mar 28, 2011 4:25 pm


On 3/15, I've sent her my equery. Today I've heard from her. She's mostly doing nonfiction. And the few fiction they do are from their nonfiction authors. It's a pass.
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 02, 2011 7:38 pm


Profile Update: Agency has changed their name from Gail Ross Literary Agency to The Ross Yoon Literary Agency.

(Thanks queenofzen)
from queenofzen
Jan 01, 2011 6:02 pm


CORRECTION

the agency is now rossyoon and the website and email addresses have changed accordingly. they have some informative videos on youtube
from Shirleefender
Sep 02, 2010 11:05 am


Dear Ms. Fender,
Thank you for sending me your query for A Series of Arrangements.
As you may know, publishing remains a cut-throat business. Even before the recent precipitous job cuts, publishers have been consolidating and laying off editors for years. This makes an agent’s job very difficult, so Gail has decided to focus her energy exclusively on non-fiction book proposals.

We are thus not accepting fiction manuscripts. I know it can be very difficult to determine which agents represent which genres, and I apologize for any confusion.

Best of luck finding a suitable agent.
Yours,
Jennifer Manguera

from drsera
Aug 18, 2010 1:15 pm


Received a rejection but it was personal, helpful and classy.
from doylej
Jul 21, 2010 9:55 am


Response to e-mail query for a novel: "Gail has decided to focus her energy exclusively on non-fiction book proposals. We are thus not accepting fiction manuscripts."
from smartin
Jul 14, 2010 12:22 pm


Very nice rejection which said my book on religious history "seems like a promising work, and one into which you obviously poured your heart. But as you may know, the publishing industry is cut-throat and grows increasingly competitive; 187,000 books came out in the last year alone. The major New York houses we deal with are looking for authors with wide media access and books with national sales potential, and in the current economy, they are hesitant to take on even the sgrongest of new clients. Unfortunately, I just don't think any of the publishers we work with would be able to take on your project."
from denisirwin
May 13, 2010 2:27 pm


Their website indicates that they are focused on non-fiction; however, I saw under genre in Query Tracker they are accepting commercial fiction - not sure what that means, but I submitted a commercial fiction to Anna Proul, using the address listed on their website..
from Patrick (admin)
Oct 06, 2009 6:33 am


Now taking e-queries only.

(thanks joeldennstedt)
from joeldennstedt
Oct 05, 2009 5:04 pm


No longer taking snail mail submissions. Website says to send e-mail.
from jscutler
Oct 06, 2008 12:00 am


Got snail mail reject from assistant saying Gail is now focusing only on non-fiction and existing clients.
from potplant
Jun 02, 2007 12:00 am


must be snail mail

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