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Formerly with Inklings Literary Agency

Ms. Whitley Abell

Jennifer DeChiara Literary Agency

245 Park Avenue, 39th Floor

New York, NY 10167



Website: www.jdlit.com/

Blog: whitleyabell.com

Twitter: whitleyabell

AAR Member: No

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Snail-Mail: No

E-Mail: No

Online Form: Yes

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from Mananda9
Apr 13, 2018 6:58 pm


Form Query: 4/1318

YA Fantasy
from KristenH
Apr 04, 2018 4:04 pm


EQ 4/4/18 (Requery Chain Reaction)--same day rejection (not a good fit).
from ABCwrites
Apr 03, 2018 1:54 pm


In young adult and middle grade, her interests are quite broad. She welcomes queries for speculative/sci-fi, fantasy, contemporary, romance, historical, thrillers, and horror, and is particularly interested in light-hearted and high-concept contemporary, magical realism that borders on psychological thriller, and dark historical fantasies set at the dawn of the modern age. Number one on her wish list is a best friend break-up story—specifically, a contemporary YA told in the style of The Last 5 Years, or a humorous, heart-filled MG spin on Forgetting Sarah Marshall. She has a soft spot for trips abroad, mischief, boy humor, and the goofy guys and devout fangirls of the world.
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 02, 2018 9:19 pm


Profile Update: New postal address.

(Thanks WhiteGardenia)
from WhiteGardenia
Apr 02, 2018 8:55 pm


Patrick:

agency website shows address as 245 Park Ave, 39th floor
from yesrielee
Mar 30, 2018 6:48 pm


EQ: 3/30/18

103K YA LGBT+ spec-fic
from tdubphyz
Mar 26, 2018 10:34 am


EQ (form): 3/26

lit fic, 92k
from jldelozier
Mar 25, 2018 2:06 pm


Form query: 3/21/18 71,000 word commercial
ER: 3/25/18 form
from HollyM
Mar 25, 2018 12:17 pm


Online Form: 3.18.18
ER: 3.25.18
95k women's fiction
Form response
from jdbe27270618
Mar 24, 2018 9:15 am


#PitMad like on March 8, 2018.
Submitted query, synopsis, and first 5 pages through form on March 18, 2018.
Form (kind) rejection: March 21, 2018.
from Arte_Evans
Mar 19, 2018 3:00 pm


Form Query: 3/11/2018
Form rejection (i.e nothing helpful and a copy pasted wish of good luck): 3/19/2018

Fantasy 91k
from saintsavant
Mar 13, 2018 3:14 pm


No response from my PitMad like either. I sent mine on 3/11.
from Winnie12
Mar 13, 2018 2:53 pm


@Madhunt24 thanks, that’s helpful. I’m sure we’ll hear something soon. I’m just impatient lol. I know the pitmad form was a different one than the regular EQ, but I have no idea how the queue works.
from AuthorGGRyn
Mar 13, 2018 1:04 pm


I queried last month and never hard back.........
from MadHunt24
Mar 13, 2018 12:07 pm


@Winnie12 I haven't gotten a response yet, but I sent mine on 3/11 not 3/8

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