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Mr. Steven Chudney

The Chudney Agency

72 North State Road, Suite 501

Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510

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from Patrick (admin)
Jul 18, 2022 4:01 pm

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from kvbrunt
Apr 14, 2022 11:07 am

EQ: 3/15/22
Partial: 3/16
Full: 3/22
Offer: 4/1
Accepted: 4/14

YA Contemporary 86K
from writervfp
Mar 22, 2022 12:01 am

This is the agent who said a bi author writing a sapphic lovestory was a bad business decision because she was married to a man. The thread:
from colbywilkens
Feb 20, 2022 12:03 am

EQ Sent: 2/10/2022
My update didn't save for some reason!
Partial request (first 50 pages, cover letter, synopsis) requested and snail mailed same day: 2/11/2022
Withdrew my query and partial. Bi is bi, and my bi MC deserves better.

YA Horror 80k
from lrbwrwriter
Feb 19, 2022 8:23 am

FYI to all queer authors, please give this thread a look:
from lrbwrwriter
Feb 17, 2022 10:37 am

Does anyone know why this agent prefers the manuscript to be sent via snail mail?
from godisjealous
Feb 10, 2022 7:20 pm

EQ: 1/28/22
Partial Request, 50 pages: 1/29/22
Decline: 2/11/22

Alt-history 65k

"I'm afraid that although the writing is nice, it just didn't have that extra special something I look for, alas. There was something about the overall execution that didn't win me over."
from arinard
Feb 05, 2022 7:51 am

Query sent: 2/3/22
65k contemporary YA
from Patrick (admin)
Jan 20, 2022 6:20 am

Profile Update: Open to queries.
from Patrick (admin)
Nov 24, 2021 10:42 am

Profile Update: Closed to queries.
from alee16
Nov 23, 2021 11:27 am

EQ: 11/13/2021
Partial Request: 11/15/2021
Decline: 11/23/2021

YA LGBTQ+ rom com

Steven asked for sample pages to be snail mailed, and after letting him know I wasn't in the States, he proposed an alternative method through UPS printing and pick-up. I appreciated his kindness and responsiveness. While he ultimately passed, the feedback he provided was insightful. He's looking for more LGBTQ+ material and seems like a great agent to work with.
from emiliana
Nov 04, 2021 4:04 am

Mr Chudney requested a partial within an hour of my query (27 October 2021) and upped it to a full request just three days later. I live in a country with less-than-reliable international mail, so we had to find a way around that: he suggested I email my pages on both occasions to his local UPS store to be printed and placed in his mailbox. I've found him kind, responsive and very patient and professional in our interactions so far, so this has been a positive experience regardless of outcome.
from robinkmoore
Oct 01, 2021 12:36 am

Steven is open to all kinds of subjects and genres, including general fiction, upmarket women’s fiction, BIPOC, novels that explore gender and sexuality / LGBTQ, mysteries and thrillers (less of the hardcore political kind), and some historical fiction.
from LizziWolf
Sep 17, 2021 4:32 pm

Rejected me in 25 minutes flat.
from karenmccoybooks
Sep 10, 2021 5:39 pm

EQ: 9/9/21 MG
Request for 50 pages: 9/10/21

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