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Mr. Farley Chase

Chase Literary Agency

11 Broadway, Suite 1010

New York, NY 10004



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Website: chaseliterary.com

Twitter: FarleyChase

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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Query Guidelines

We try to respond to all queries received. We do not respond to queries that are not specifically addressed to an agent by name. We prefer straightforward query letters by email that get right to the point about what the project is and which show the author to be familiar with the marketplace. If you're submitting fiction please include the first few pages of the manuscript with the query. Please note that we do not represent young adult, romance, fantasy, or science fiction.

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from gretchenrhammond
Jul 30, 2020 8:35 am


EQ: 7/17/2020
PR; 7/17/2020
ER: 7/30/32020: "You have an interesting and powerful story to tell and there's a lot to like about your approach. But in the end I'm afraid I didn't come away quite fully convinced this was something I think I'd be able to represent successfully."
from Elekta
Jul 27, 2020 8:23 am


Very fast turnaround and the same polite rejection letter received by someone else here.
from gretchenrhammond
Jul 25, 2020 8:35 am


EQ: 7/17/2020
PR: 7/17/2020
from JoshuaStewart
Jul 14, 2020 12:08 pm


7/10/2020 Submitted query, Memoir
7/14/2020 Polite rejection letter that I wouldn't describe as "helpful" but also wasn't a form letter.
from christoruel
Apr 29, 2020 11:20 am


EQ: 4/28/20
ER: 4/29/20
from sarahgalyeananderson
Mar 10, 2020 9:54 am


EQ 2/26/20
Full R 2/27/20 (Sent same day)
ER 3/10/20
Said he liked the approach but wasn't enthusiastic enough to take it on. I asked if he'd be willing to look at a revision. We'll see what he says.
from jeeje2u
Feb 19, 2020 7:55 am


EQ 2/14/20
ER 2/19/20
Same kind rejection as below.
100k memoir
from wordhasher
Dec 02, 2019 12:19 pm


EQ 11/24
ER 12/2
Same polite form letter. She's quite the professional. I'd submit to her again.
from STLrlc
Sep 21, 2019 7:41 am


EQ-8/25/19
FR-8/25/19
ER-8/28/19
Many thanks for sharing this with me. You have an interesting story to tell and there's a lot to like about your approach. But in the end I'm afraid I didn't come away quite fully convinced this was something I think I'd be able to represent successfully. I'm sorry not to be more enthusiastic but thanks nonetheless for giving me a chance to review it and best of luck in finding it the right home.
from ANSmith
Sep 03, 2019 7:35 am


EQ: 9/2/19
ER: 9/3/19

Crime fiction, 71K
from Bluznbeach
Aug 06, 2019 8:10 am


Next-day rejection of commercial fiction / 80,000 words. Positive comments along with the usual, "sorry, not for me." Better than most!
from Zooks3
Jul 18, 2019 9:40 am


7/18/19: nice form rejection
7/17/19 EQ re: LONG & SHORT - Contemporary Fiction 63K
from maynard
Jun 24, 2019 9:52 am


Like most others, I received the same polite form letter Farley has been using for years. I applaud his efficiency and appreciate not having to wait and wonder.
from MAnthony99
Mar 18, 2019 8:02 am


EQ: 3/15/19. Graphic Memoir.
ER: 3/18/2019.
Quickness is always appreciated, even when it's an ER.
from Fj2018
Mar 14, 2019 8:31 pm


EQ 3.13.19
ER 3.14.19 (form)
Thriller

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