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Ms. Miriam Goderich

Dystel Goderich & Bourret LLC

One Union Square West, Suite 904

New York, NY 10003

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E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from MikeNordenstrom
Jan 11, 2021 8:30 am

EQ, 12/19/20, 98k, adult commercial fiction
Form letter 01/06/2021,
Thanks so much for letting us take a look at your materials, and please forgive me for responding with a form letter. The volume of submissions we receive, however, makes it impossible to correspond with everyone personally.
from Mesmer7
Sep 26, 2020 1:17 pm

Very specific requirements for nonfiction proposals.
from gellisbarber
Sep 24, 2020 2:29 pm

FYI Dystel Goderich & Bourret does not allow you to query another agent at the agency after you have been rejected by one of them. A rejection by one is a rejection by all. I recommend waiting to query them until you 100% sure you have a winning query letter and a solid submission and then sending to your top pick, because you only shot with them.
from FiascoVerde
Sep 16, 2020 8:55 am

EQ: 7/23 (Lit fiction, 83K)
Nudge: 9/16
FR: 9/16
from dlfowler
Aug 18, 2020 1:31 pm

EQ 8/18/2020 Historical fiction 104,000 words
from edoyle02
Nov 04, 2019 2:11 pm

EQ: 8/19/2019
FR: 9/4/2019

10/2/2019 Nothing yet. It seems she tends to respond pretty quickly. Should I be worried?

10/31/2018 Followed up.
11/4/2019: Rejection with complimentary notes.
from FosterGeofrys
Oct 15, 2019 3:14 pm

Fantasy/Mythology - 97K
Email Query: 10/15/2019
from dhamm29
Jul 03, 2019 1:27 pm

standard rejection email
from dhamm29
Jun 07, 2019 12:07 pm

EQ Psych Thriller 83K
from HollyM
May 02, 2019 9:58 am

EQ: 4.11.19
nudge with offer of rep 4.22.19
FR 4.22.19
pass 5.2.19
83k adult thriller
Miriam requested my full when I informed her of my offer. I gave her two weeks to read, and I heard back from Amy Bishop (on behalf of Miriam) in that time frame. A gracious step aside, although they liked my MS.
from Patrick (admin)
Apr 22, 2019 10:17 am

Profile Update: Genres updated.
from multiverse2010
Apr 13, 2019 7:46 pm

EQ: 3/18 Lit fiction 70k
Full: 4/4
Personal rej: 4/11
from dpvoyles
May 01, 2018 10:16 am

EQ: 4/6 Thriller/Mystery 130k
ER: 5/1, form letter
from RiverSong
Apr 10, 2018 8:55 am

EQ: 02/21/18 Query letter adult thriller
Full request: to my delight and surprise, 1.5 hours later.

April 10: no reply :(
from WhidgetBaker
Mar 22, 2018 10:30 am

EQ 3/6
FR 3/6 (like literally 5 minutes after I queried her. I was SHOCKED)
I sent the ms over five minutes after that.

Form Rejection 3/22 (she even used the words "we" instead of "I", which seemed unnecessarily removed. But at least she let me know, and it was fast.)

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