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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

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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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 batsojopo
Sep 18, 2018 4:22 pm


EQ: 9/17/2018
ER: 9/18/2018

Literary/historical fiction

Said it was interesting, but ultimately wasn't sure he would be able to represent successfully.
from nash2007
Sep 10, 2018 6:05 pm


EQ: Sep 7, 2018, LitFic, 108K words
ER: Sep 10, 2018, same form letter as below
from KristenH
Aug 12, 2018 4:50 pm


EQ 8/3/18 (2nd/final Requery Diplomatic Immunity)
ER 8/7/18 (Passed--not convinced to sell it well, not enthusiastic)
from themuffinsk8
Jul 30, 2018 8:51 am


It was comforting until I found out it was a form. LOL
from Cire_Idle
Jul 11, 2018 8:56 am


Lit: 70k
EQ: 7/11/19
ER: 7/11/19

Exactly the same form letter as below, no personalization
from kvleahy
Apr 25, 2018 4:36 pm


HF: 118,000 words
EQ: 4/25/18 am
ER: 4/25/18 pm

Precisely same response as those below
from KristenH
Apr 25, 2018 4:05 pm


EQ 3/2/18 (Requery Diplomatic Immunity)--same day rejection (not a good fit). Same as down below.

EQ 4/25/18 (2nd/final requery Chain Reaction)--same day rejection (same as original, not good fit)
from ChickLitChick
Feb 26, 2018 7:10 am


EQ: 2-23
ER: 2-36
Women's Fiction 88k

Many thanks for writing. 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 JeLane
Feb 21, 2018 8:44 am


EQ: 2/20
ER: 2/21

Form response:

Many thanks for writing. 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 adooley
Feb 12, 2018 1:24 pm


EQ: 1/14
manu requested: 1/17
very nice rejection (personalized): 2/12

oh well. Onward!
from DianaHawkins
Jan 31, 2018 10:31 am


Rejection 1-31-2018 He wrote: "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 appreciated his promptness, but looking at his other negative responses to other authors, this was definitely a form letter!
from DianaHawkins
Jan 30, 2018 5:39 pm


EQ 1-30-2018 fiction -- Shadows Over an African Heart
from Blackhat
Jan 17, 2018 7:10 pm


EQ: 1/17/18
Literary Fiction - 120k
ER: 1/17/18

Many thanks for writing. 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.
Best,
Farley Chase
from gabriellestory
Dec 21, 2017 10:01 am


EQ 11/20
ER 12/15 form letter
72k litfic
from Patrick (admin)
Dec 14, 2017 9:11 am


Profile Update: New postal address.

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