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Ms. Sorche Fairbank

Fairbank Literary Representation

P O Box 6

Hudson, NY 12534



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Website: www.fairbankliterary.com

Twitter: fairbanklit

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Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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Looking for new clients. Also, we respond to every query, providing there is a valid email address or a SASE. If someone hasn't heard back from us and it's clearly beyond our stated response time, then I encourage them to resend.

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from anotherearth
Nov 13, 2017 12:12 pm


EQ: 09/21
CNR: 11/13 Literary 110K

It looks like most people got ER's, but so far no response and more than 6 weeks.
from rdickens
Oct 29, 2017 9:25 pm


10/29/17 CNR
EQ Memoir 9/1/17
from KristenH
May 14, 2017 8:43 am


I'm officially closing my 8/13/15 requery for Fairbank Lit as a CNR. No response to query and nudge, when the response time expired this weekend. I'll requery her with CR in November.

11/14/15--I requeried Sorche with Chain Reaction and heard back from her today--not a close fit rejection. Since I didn't get a response from her on Venom's requery, I'll try her again in 2016 in hopes to get a response this time.

2/24/16-On 2/8/16, I've re-requeried Fairbank Lit with Venom's requery, since I gotten a no response on Venom last year (see above) and a pass with Chain Reaction, last year, too. She passed this time--selective with picking new clients, not a good match.
from duke_of_lilywhite
Apr 25, 2017 2:52 am


EQ: march 31 17
ER: april 21 17
from EMBmom
Feb 05, 2017 2:30 pm


EQ - 1/9/17
ER - 1/31/17
from KristenH
Feb 01, 2017 4:03 pm


EQ 10/28/16 (Diplomatic Immunity)
CNR 1/5/17 (No word from nudge--but as stated her per guidelines, I'll requery her with DI again next month.)

Update: I got a belated R from them today. Not a match. Will try her in the future with something else.
from Frederique
Jul 05, 2016 5:36 pm


EQ: 2/24/16
PR:3/4/16
Nudged: 7/5
from jlp123
Jun 12, 2016 11:04 am


EQ: 5/3/16
ER: 6/12/16 (form)

(95k, literary fiction)
from fornickels
Mar 24, 2016 11:03 am


EQ: 3/24/16
from novelgazer
Sep 04, 2015 12:39 am


EQ: March 11, Literary Fiction
ER: September 4

Received a very warmly worded rejection. The note also explained that several queries sent earlier this year had fallen through the cracks of their system; but now the batch of them has been found and the agency is working to respond to them all.
from KristenH
Aug 13, 2015 7:10 am


8/13/15--Requeried Sorche for #MSWL with Venom's revised query and sample pages
from murmurs
May 07, 2015 9:28 am


EQ: 4/16/15
ER: 5/07/15

Literary fiction. A very nice form rejection.
from Christi12
Mar 10, 2015 11:16 am


EQ-1/5/2015
Follow-up - 3/5/2015 (website says to follow-up if you haven't heard within 4-6 weeks)
CNR - 3/10/2015
from cqdarrell
Feb 03, 2015 3:08 pm


1/23/15 - EQ
2/3/15 - Partial request
from redheadkingpin
Feb 02, 2015 12:58 pm


1/2/2015 (EQ)
2/2/2015 (ER - Form)
Narrative Nonfiction - Memoir with instructional undertones

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