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Ms. Jennifer Unter

The Unter Agency

23 West 73rd Street, Suite 100

New York, NY 10023

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from emilyclaire5020
Nov 08, 2022 9:52 pm

Email Submission of Partial (requested from pitch event) 10/19/22
Full Request: 11/8/22

YA Fantasy 75,000 words
from katine
Oct 30, 2022 10:04 pm

EQ: 10/30/22

MG Fantasy 64K
from jenniferkathleen
Sep 06, 2022 6:38 pm

EQ: True Crime/Narrative Non Fiction 9/6/22
from greddin
Sep 05, 2022 9:42 pm


YA contemporary 60k
from adr900
Aug 15, 2022 8:15 pm

EQ: 8/12/22
PR: 8/15/22 (Sent same day)

YA historical fantasy, 93k
from czimagineer
Mar 16, 2022 1:13 pm

EQ: 1/5/22 PB/ disability
CNR: 3/16/22
from ThatsNotCincinnati
Jan 24, 2022 8:54 am

Queried: 12/28/21
Nudge w/ Offer of Representation: 1/24/21
Very polite step aside: 1/24/21 - FYI to those who have queried this agency, she said she is "buried with submissions and won't be able to read anything for quite some time."
from robinkmoore
Oct 06, 2021 10:07 pm

The Unter Agency is a full-service boutique agency specializing in quality fiction and nonfiction, with a particular interest in memoirs, food/cooking, nature/environment, pop culture, travel/adventure, true crime, sports, politics, and health/fitness. The Unter Agency also represents all types of children’s literature (picture books, middle grade, and young adult).
from ozzy93
Oct 06, 2021 4:10 pm

EQ 8/11/21
Proposal Request 9/7/21
Full request 9/22/21
Very helpful reply from Jen Nadol saying she'd be happy to look at a revision if none of the agents who have my full now make an offer.

Memoir 76k
from Bonni_Brodnick
Jun 30, 2021 2:49 pm

EQ: - 6/30/21
from annzhao
Jun 16, 2021 1:19 pm

EQ 5/8
PR 6/10
ER 6/16

Very kind rejection, gave me helpful feedback on what she liked/disliked and invited me to submit other works in the future!
from CSDwrites
Jun 09, 2021 3:30 pm

@KiwiHeart I have not heard back from Jennifer Unter and I haven't queried Jen. It's been 28 days and I don't expect to hear from Jennifer Unter - my book doesn't fit her genres. I noticed someone else said Jennifer passed their query onto Jen but I'm not hopeful for that happening. Since Jennifer rarely replies to queries, idk if she even reads them to pass mine on. I'm considering querying Jen after 30 days. It can't hurt. I'm frustrated by my own stupid mistake.
from KiwiHeart
Jun 09, 2021 3:00 pm

I did the same thing, CSDwrites! It's been 59 days, so I'm not hopeful. Did you query Jen? I wasn't sure if it was a rejection on behalf of the agency or not.
from CSDwrites
Jun 09, 2021 11:01 am

I just realized that I queried Jennifer Unter when I meant to query Jen Nadol. I couldn't understand why I wasn't getting any response, even a rejection, from Jen.
Don't make the same mistake that I did!

Jen Nadol can be queried at:
from KiwiHeart
Jun 02, 2021 7:23 pm

Does anyone know if a ER or CNR from Jennifer Unter is on behalf of the agency? Or could I still query Jen Nadol. I assume not, but seems ambiguous based on their website.

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