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Ms. Miriam Goderich

Dystel & Goderich Literary Management

One Union Square West, Suite 904

New York, NY 10003



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Website: www.dystel.com/

Twitter: MiriamGoderich

AAR Member: No

Accepts Queries Via...

Snail-Mail: Yes

E-Mail: Yes

Online Form: No

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from bakery
Apr 20, 2015 1:26 pm


EQ: Feb 23/15
Nudged Apr 20/15, as per agency website guidelines

Literary fiction
from m_pepper
Apr 20, 2015 1:22 pm


So Miriam Goderich rejected my full on 11/10/14. But then on 12/12/14, Mike Hoogland at Dystel favorited a PitchMAS tweet and requested the full on 1/20/15. Then, when I offered him a look at my revisions, he asked to see those. So I sent the revised mss to him on 3/14.

ER: 4/17 - After nice, personal back and forth with the agent, I end up with a (possibly slightly personalized) form letter. "We have to really fall in love with a novel before we will think about representing it and—although you are a fine writer—that just didn’t happen with this one."
from Artemus
Apr 14, 2015 2:30 pm


EQ: 3/20
ER: 4/14

Literary fiction
from dreamcat
Mar 27, 2015 8:17 am


Sent EQ. Requested Full. They lost email with ms. Resent it after I followed up and discovered they hadn't read it yet. After two days, a nice rejection. Women's fiction 96K words
from Inkmama
Mar 23, 2015 7:21 pm


I queried Jane Dystel. Jane said to send 50 pages. A week later or so I heard from Miriam, who's with the agency. She wanted the entire mss. I sent it a week later--today. She was nice to send a note to say thanks for sending.

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