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Ms. Sarah Burnes

The Gernert Company

136 East 57th Street, 18th floor

New York, NY 10022



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Website: www.thegernertco.com

Twitter: sarahburnes

AAR/AALA Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from histficdebut
Sep 09, 2022 8:04 pm


EQ: 8-17-22

Historical Fiction
85K
from jenniferkathleen
Aug 16, 2022 4:39 pm


EQ: 7/29/22 Narrative Non-Fiction/True Crime
from Eliza1822
Jan 22, 2022 1:46 pm


Emailed query 10/31/21 98K upmarket, received auto reply.

Closed out jan 22, 2022, no reply despite having been referred by a colleague/colleague's client
from JenAverage
Dec 08, 2021 9:34 am


Emailed query 11/12 100k own voices/literary fiction. received autoreply

CNR 12/8/21
from Sagesoul
Aug 02, 2021 9:23 pm


EQ 6/22/21
CNR 8/2/21

MG literary 51K
from KarenTintori
Apr 29, 2021 8:41 pm


Agent for Juliet Grames' THE SEVEN OR EIGHT LIVES OF OF STELLA FORTUNA
from MHofmann
Mar 16, 2021 4:17 pm


EQ: January 28, 2021
Nudged: February 24, 2021
CNR: March 16, 2021

YA MR 58,000 words
from rahkan
Feb 22, 2021 9:09 pm


Got another offer, and she said she didn’t have time, because of health issues, to read my materials, so am marking as closed.
from MarlowePercival
Feb 04, 2021 3:20 pm


EQ: 02/04/2021

YA Literary 68K
from owenator
Jan 28, 2021 10:40 pm


EQ: 12/21/2020
CNR: 1/28/2021

YA F 75k
from karenleespree
Jan 12, 2021 10:36 am


EQ 11-12-20
CNR 1-12-20

Another agent who has read and responded to previous submissions, but not a word for this query. (aside from confirmation of receipt)
Upper MG Speculative.
67K
from moniquemihalit
Jul 29, 2020 12:17 pm


ER: June 9
CNR: July 29
97K YA Historical
from RL6788
Jul 24, 2020 9:33 am


EQ: 7-20

YA contemporary 74k
from StellaMae
Jul 08, 2020 6:27 pm


EQ: 5/24/2020
CNR: 7/8/2020
YA Historical Fantasy 128,000
from sarahadler
Apr 18, 2020 10:44 am


EQ: 4/18/20

97k women's fiction

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